Just above the eastern corner of the Large Deer Enclosure in Harridge Woods West is a former Quartzite quarry. This dates to the 1800’s or earlier, as it is shown on the 1903 OS map. 76 more words
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Ipoh is one of Malaysia’s most attractive towns. It has expanded enormously since this postcard photo was taken 45 years ago but it still has a pleasant feel to it with wide tree-lined avenues, grand historic buildings and friendly people. 271 more words
A planning application has now been submitted to North Lanarkshire Council to reopen and extend Hillend Quarry at Caldercruix. The picture above was taken at a fault line on the north side of the Lilly Loch, only a few hundred yards from the quarry. 103 more words
A few days ago, I wrote a blog about why ancient woodland is special, and why Hopwas Woods need to be saved.
Well, people power has worked. 185 more words