Scout Mine Closure

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Dear Rossendale Borough Council,

Please follow the link to find a discussion from 2011. In it you’ll find people talking about the closure of an entrance to scout mine

Under the FOI Act, and without breaching Section 12, please provide me with the details of how, why, and when this closure took place. Please include:

-Any planning applications;
-Any publications and press releases;
-Any risk assessments which were undertaken;
-Any objections which were received by the council;
-Details of any contractor (or otherwise) involved in the physical closure of the entrance

Yours faithfully,

Josh Collins

Freedom Of Information, Rossendale Borough Council

Good Afternoon Mr Collins

 

Can you please confirm the details of the link you have referenced below?

 

Regards

Freedom of Information

 

From: Josh Collins [mailto:[FOI #490465 email]]
Sent: 10 June 2018 21:09
To: Freedom Of Information
Subject: Freedom of Information request - Scout Mine Closure

 

Dear Rossendale Borough Council,

Please follow the link to find a discussion from 2011. In it you’ll find
people talking about the closure of an entrance to scout mine

Under the FOI Act, and without breaching Section 12, please provide me
with the details of how, why, and when this closure took place. Please
include:

-Any planning applications;
-Any publications and press releases;
-Any risk assessments which were undertaken;
-Any objections which were received by the council;
-Details of any contractor (or otherwise) involved in the physical closure
of the entrance

Yours faithfully,

Josh Collins

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Dear Freedom Of Information,

Sorry about that. It looks like I forgot the link

They’re talking about entrance 9a, although there may be more detail in the thread that could be of use to you

https://www.aditnow.co.uk/community/view...

Yours sincerely,

Josh Collins

Freedom Of Information, Rossendale Borough Council

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Rossendale Borough Council

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From: Josh Collins [mailto:[FOI #490465 email]]
Sent: 10 June 2018 21:09
To: Freedom Of Information
Subject: Freedom of Information request - Scout Mine Closure

 

Dear Rossendale Borough Council,

Please follow the link to find a discussion from 2011. In it you’ll find
people talking about the closure of an entrance to scout mine

Under the FOI Act, and without breaching Section 12, please provide me
with the details of how, why, and when this closure took place. Please
include:

-Any planning applications;
-Any publications and press releases;
-Any risk assessments which were undertaken;
-Any objections which were received by the council;
-Details of any contractor (or otherwise) involved in the physical closure
of the entrance

Yours faithfully,

Josh Collins

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Freedom Of Information, Rossendale Borough Council

Good Afternoon

 

FOI/6353

Your request:

Please follow the link to find a discussion from 2011. In it you’ll find
people talking about the closure of an entrance to scout mine
Under the FOI Act, and without breaching Section 12, please provide me
with the details of how, why, and when this closure took place. Please
include:
-Any planning applications;
-Any publications and press releases;
-Any risk assessments which were undertaken;
-Any objections which were received by the council;
-Details of any contractor (or otherwise) involved in the physical closure
of the entrance

Response – I can confirm that the Council does not hold any recorded
information regarding information discussed on an online forum in 2011
which is unconnected to the Council.  Planning officers have, however,
searched their records and I can confirm that there is no recorded
information regarding this matter.

 

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