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Glenquey Moss is saved !

Glenquey Moss is saved – Deferred Refused Dismissed! The Quarry story summed up in 3 words Deferred Refused Dismissed! On 27 July 2015 the Scottish Government’s Reporter dismissed Cemex’s appeal.  The Development Management Committee (DMC) of Perth & Kinross Council had refused Cemex’s planning application in November 2014.  The Reporter’s decision ended a 5 year battle to ensure the protection and preservation of a wonderfully scenic and environmentally important site in the centre of the Ochils.   In December 2010 Cemex lodged a planning application with Perth & Kinross Council seeking permission to extend their licence to extract sand and […]

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Glenquey Moss – safe for now!

Great news!   On 19 November 2014 the Perth & Kinross Council (PKC) Development Management Committee (DMC) unanimously refused the planning application submitted by CEMEX UK Ltd for an extension to their licence (unworked) to extract sand and gravel at Glenquey Moss in Glendevon.  We are delighted with this decision.  CEMEX submitted their planning application on 19 December 2010 and it has been a long hard battle ever since.  The DMC decision shows that it is always worth fighting planning applications where we believe they are for a development that is simply inappropriate.  We thank everybody who took the time to submit an objection to PKC, attend […]

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