BACHPORT: Actively campaigning to protect our local countryside

Burcot & Clifton Hampden for the Protection of the River Thames

At the quarry company’s public exhibition tomorrow (details below), what will you ask?

Here’s a sample of just some of the many questions you’ve been asking: Q: Why have you bought the 160 hectare site if you only plan to quarry 104 hectares? … Continue reading

November 24, 2015

Every 6 minutes, 11 hours a day

Based on a very conservative estimate, the quarry company have informed us that they expect a lorry to move in or out of the quarry 10 times an hour – … Continue reading

November 13, 2015

Recent press coverage

25 March Oxford Mail reports on the important meeting held at OCC regarding gravel extraction and the Minerals & Waste policy: http://www.oxfordmail.co.uk/news/11876241.Increase_in_gravel_extraction_in_Oxfordshire_agreed_but_campaigners_fear_new_sites_near_Wallingford_and_Abingdon/ 25 March Lack of consultation questioned: http://www.oxfordmail.co.uk/news/11877203.Residents_promise_a_battle_as_new_gravel_extraction_plan_agreed/?ref=ar

March 30, 2015

Otters to the rescue?

Ecologist and wildlife campaigner Bob Eeles discusses the presence of otters likely breeding in the Clifton Hampden area. See the full article on: http://oxfordshireguardian.co.uk/campaigners-look-to-otters-to-stop-quarry/      

January 12, 2015

ITV Meridian comes to Clifton Hampden!

Now available Play the video news clip by clicking here: http://www.itv.com/news/meridian/update/2015-01-08/villagers-oppose-plans-for-quarry-in-beauty-spot/   Working to preserve and protect the environment of our national treasure, the Thames, ecologist Dr Bob Eeles and Bachport … Continue reading

January 7, 2015