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Maltby Energy Park

Revised plans to import tonnes of material to the mothballed Maltby pit site in Rotherham from nearby Hatfield Colliery are being recommended for approval, subject to a number of conditions. The 500 acre colliery at Maltby was mined for over … Continue reading

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Who Wouldn’t Want This Man As Their MP ?

He’d be priviliged to be selected, he says.  Place your bets now for the chances of this … …  Rt Hon Sir Kevin Barron MP  I, Kevin Barron, was born in Hazlewood Castle, Tadcaster, and moved with my family to … Continue reading

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Sir Kev, Knight of the Realm

Plenty of things maltbyblogger could say about this. Unfortunately, all of them would be negative so I’ll leave it to the Worksop Guardian and Sir Kevin’s own words …      (comments of course, most welcome)         … Continue reading

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Our MP’s Maltby House Takes Another Price Fall

Kevin Barron MP is not doing too well in getting his Maltby house sold, it seems. A drop in asking price from £350,000 in 2012 to £280,000 now, in November 2013. Listing history First listed£350,000 on 15th Aug 2012 Asking … Continue reading

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Fracking in Maltby

Notice of a meeting  to oppose fracking of rock in Maltby  from Mr David Burley. Saturday 31st August, 10.00 am until 12.00 noon. Wesley Centre, Blyth Road, Maltby.  ‘Meeting to oppose Fracking in Maltby’. For anyone who lives or works … Continue reading

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ALKANE Buys Maltby Pit

ALKANE, the methane gas to power specialist, will significantly boost its output after agreeing to buy Maltby Colliery.  It will buy the coal mine methane assets of Maltby Colliery for up to £7.5m.​ Deal: Neil O’Brien, left, chief executive officer, and Stephen … Continue reading

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Maltby Miners Last Stand March

“Hundreds of miners have marched through a South Yorkshire town to mark the end of coal mining there. Maltby Colliery, one of the last deep mines in England, was closed as owners Hargreaves Services said it was no longer viable. … Continue reading

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