• Called in, at last

    Well, what a rollercoaster we’ve all been on over the Cumbria coal mine. But news that the Government has finally agreed, albeit kicking and screaming to call it in for a central government decision is very welcome. Its position, suggesting it was a local issue to be determined ...

  • 20th August Demonstration

    On 20th August XRSL joined with other campaigners to hold a demonstration at New Road Common, Kendal. We were opposing West Cumbria Mining’s plans to extract nearly 3 million tonnes of coal a year (until 2074) from their proposed mine near Whitehaven, Cumbria. After hearing speakers from Ambleside Action ...