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    By Bob King
    In Bellway Homes
    Jun 3rd, 2014
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    So if you haven’t yet got your objection in – fear not!! – Kirklees have extended the ‘deadline’ to the 13th June – phew!!! Here’s the application ref and direct link:- 2014/62/91282/E http://www2.kirklees.gov.uk/business/planning/application_search/default.a...
    By pmadmin
    In Mine Shafts in Mirfeild
    Jun 3rd, 2014
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    Wellhouse, Crossley lane, Lockwood Ave, old map showing mine shafts, and a pit head : Balderstone Hall : Mirfield Moor ! Some interesting history of mining in Mirfield 1875 coal was being worked near Balderstone Hall,The Marriott Brothers worked a seam called “The Blocking Coal” at severa...
    By pmadmin
    In Mine Shafts Mirfield
    Jun 2nd, 2014
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    It is a well known fact that Mirfield is ‘riddled’ with old coal mine shafts. The photos were taken on the 2nd June, 2014; 3 more open mine shafts  have revealed their location, the reason for this as to be abnormal weather and ground flooding. Just over 3 weeks ago I found seven open min...
    By pmadmin
    In Local to Mirfield
    Jun 1st, 2014
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    We have all been told to adapt to climate change –  we are willing, but are the authorities willing to pay? You would say with what happened in 2007 and 2012 floods Kirklees M.C.  would dredge the River Calder, raise the banks and allocate an area to form a flood plain; this would eradicate the...
    By Bob King
    In Uncategorized
    May 26th, 2014
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    It seems such a long time since Bellway Homes first ‘consulted’ the people of Mirfield of their building development plans on Balderstone Hall Lane fields (usually endearingly referred to as Balderstone Hall fields, but I have added the ‘Lane’ as to disassociate it from Balderstone Hall), but it is j...
    By pmadmin
    In Members
    May 23rd, 2014
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    Let’s just say for arguments sake that the proposed site is used for a new supermarket – do we need one? Do you not think the site could be used for a more sustainable and sought after improvement for Mirfield?  This is a strategic and vital part of the town; it is  well located to […]...
    By Bob King
    In Uncategorized
    May 19th, 2014
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    The Bellway Proposal shows two road exits, one into Wellhouse Lane via Woodward Court for 117 dwellings and one into Hepworth Lane for 19 dwellings. From Flash Lane, Wellhouse Lane is a single track road for 100 yards or so until joined by Hepworth Lane where it widens to a lane wide enough for two [...
    By pmadmin
    In Uncategorized
    May 17th, 2014
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    Project Mirfield Giant killers, Bellway Homes are coming to Mirfield It appears to be fact, that developers are now in control, go back to 2008-2011 they refused to build, and the government couldn’t do anything about it, massive land banks kept, off loading brown field sites, keeping virgin gr...
    By pmadmin
    In Uncategorized
    May 14th, 2014
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    Mirfield Moor – Mirfield 25.   Let’s face it 166 new dwellings on average 3 occupiers per dwelling = 498 new residents to Mirfield and on average 2 cars per new dwelling = 332 – fact!  If you sit down and really think about it you will come to the same conclusion as I have; […]...
    By pmadmin
    In Uncategorized
    May 11th, 2014
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    It is a well known fact that Mirfield is ‘riddled’ with old coal mine shafts – some over 120m deep and leading off for up to a mile in all directions. The photos were taken on the 10th May, 2014 – seven open mine shafts which have revealed their location ‘giving up the g...