Proposed Gravel Extraction Near Local SSSI Heathland!

The new Minerals & Waste Plan includes plans for sand and gravel extraction at a large proportion of Wareham Forest adjacent to Great Ovens heath currently used by many for walking, cycling and dog walking. Comments close on Thursday 13 February 2014. You can comment online follow the links in this article or ask at Dorset County Council offices or telephone 01305 221000. Sandford Heritage Community Group have made a joint comment and disagree with the proposed site as have over 191 people who have submitted comments at the time of updating this article. Current members we have email addresses for were sent a copy of the comments and they are now up on the comments section for Sand and Gravels site AS23 'Gore Heath.'