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Leicestershire & South Derbyshire coalfields rural development area.

Leicestershire & South Derbyshire coalfields rural development area.

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Published by Leicestershire Dept. of Planning and Transportation in Glenfield .
Written in English


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ContributionsLeicestershire (England). Department of Planning and Transportation., Leicestershire and South Derbyshire Coalfields Rural Development Commission.
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Leicestershire and disused lead workings of national geological importance. Biology The western slopes of Spring Wood support stands of alder Alnus glutinosa and ash Fraxinus excelsior over a ground flora dominated by tufted hair-grass Deschampsia cespitosa, male fern Dryopteris filix-mas and bluebell Hyacinthoides Size: 5KB. This entry was posted in Latest news on Ma by Rural Derbyshire School Sports Partnership. SSP Cross Country With good overall conditions and nothing but blue skies this years cross county proved to be as popular as ever, with an amazing 92 children taking part.

A 'read' is counted each time someone views a publication summary (such as the title, abstract, and list of authors), clicks on a figure, or views or downloads the full-text. Programmes A, B and C have been offered throughout the rural communities of the High Peak and Derbyshire Dales (and latterly to wider Derbyshire communities) to older people aged 50+. Participation has been free or very low cost. Programme A: Existing Groups A programme of activity (a course) lasted for 6 - 12 sessions and included a mix of.

Rural Development Programme for England ( - ) projects that will help develop the environment for growing the rural economy of our area. and is funded by the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development (EAFRD). Money from the programme is given to Local Action Groups (LAGs) so that they can File Size: 1MB. The Coalfields COVID Recovery & Resilience Fund (next deadline 22 May ) Posted: Thu, 07 May The Coalfields COVID Recovery & Resilience Fund is an interim replacement for the Coalfields Community Investment Programme (CCIP). Grants of up to £10,


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The Leicestershire and South Derbyshire Coalfield in the English Midlands is one of the smaller British coalfields. The two areas are sometimes separately referred to as the South Derbyshire Coalfield and the Leicestershire of the worked coal seams are contained within the Lower and Middle Coal Measures which are of Upper Carboniferous age.

Leicestershire & South Derbyshire Coalfield This is an interactive map, point to a location with your mouse to see basic information, click to go to that page. The main coalfield lies in a ten mile square area centred on Ashby-de-la-Zouch, extending across the county boundary.

The Leicestershire and South Derbyshire Coalfield has exposed Coal Measures in Derbyshire and concealed Coal Measures further Leicestershire and South Derbyshire Coalfield Character Area 71 Part 1 - south within Leicestershire. The exposed coalfield comprises Lower, Middle and Upper Coal Measures of the Carboniferous period.

Derby (/ ˈ d ɑːr b i / DAR-bee) is a city and unitary authority area in Derbyshire, lies on the banks of the River Derwent in the south of Derbyshire, of which it was traditionally the county town.

Derby gained city status inand by the census its population wasDerby was settled by Romans – who established the town of Derventio – Saxons and Vikings, who Ceremonial county: Derbyshire. Countryside Stewardship statement of priorities: Leicestershire and South Derbyshire Coalfields (NCA) PDF, KB, 9 pages This file may not be Author: Rural Payments Agency.

Leicestershire and South Derbyshire Coalfield Supporting documents National Character Area profile: A restored opencast site on the Derbyshire/Leicestershire border near Overseal exemplifies the transition from a landscape extensively scarred by abandoned pits to a matrix of new woodland and wetland.

The Leicestershire Rural Partnership is responsible for setting the vision, principals and priorities for rural development in Leicestershire. The Rural Development Framework outlines four key priorities: Active, inclusive and empowered parish councils and meetings Working with communities to deliver local services An enterprising and sustainable rural economy More affordable homes in rural.

The Leicestershire and South Derbyshire Coalfield landform consists of a plateau with unrestricted views of shallow valleys and gentle ridges that become less pronounced in the south due to a layer of glacial till.

To the east the land rises steeply, affording views of the Charnwood National Character Area (NCA). Ancient woodland straddles part of the boundary in the north, where the land.

The railway was built to access the South Derbyshire and Leicestershire coalfields, as well as the numerous quarries. Only one train a day is now routinely booked to cross this bridge in the one direction only, 6M83 the Tinsley Yard to Bardon Hill - 19/07/ In north-west Leicestershire the coal resources occur in the South Derbyshire and North-west Leicestershire coalfields, which are separated by the Ashby Anticline.

The area to the west of the Boothorpe Fault, on the western flank of the Ashby Anticline, is known as the South Derbyshire Coalfield. The areas are called the Eastern Basin which is mainly in Leicestershire and the Western Basin which is mainly in Derbyshire.

The earliest documentary evidence for mining in the area dates back to the 13th century, Swadlincote being established as a coal working area by then. South Derbyshire is a rural District in central England covering an area of over square miles. Its population is growing and currently stands at aro It adjoins and is heavily influenced by the city of Derby to the north, Burton upon Trent to the west and Ashby-de-la-Zouch to the east.

Synopsis This book discusses about a way of life ended in Leicestershire when Bagworth Colliery, one of the oldest and longest running traditional deep mines in the country, closed in The author, David Bell has met and talked to some of those ex-miners about what it was like to be part /5(5).

See results for Rural property for sale Leicestershire at the best prices, with the cheapest property starting from £67, Looking for more real estate to buy. Explore Property for. Houses in South Derbyshire and Leicestershire. From a small country house to grand halls and mansions, there are plenty of places to explore in South Derbyshire and Leicestershire.

valley in the south. A broad belt of low-lying land, approximately 10km wide and 45km in length. It forms part of the greater Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire & Yorkshire Coalfield region, which embraces the major industrial centres of Sheffield, Wakefield and Leeds. The Derbyshire Coalfield character area exhibits physical, historical and ecological.

A small development of eight one- bedroom apartments, 12 two-bedroom houses, two three-bedroom houses and two fully adapted two-bedroom bungalows. Housing Association Trent and Dove Housing Download To download a pdf of this case study, click here.

Partners Homes and Communities Agency; South Derbyshire District Council; Maplevale Developments (developer) Scheme outline Once the. Rural housing schemes are traditionally difficult to develop, but each site is different so a number of factors can influence the timeframe - including the number of plots available, how much work is required on the roads, whether the planners are in favour of the site, the funding and how much opposition there is to the site in the parish.

The East Midlands is one of nine official regions of England at the first level of NUTS for statistical purposes. The eastern part of the Midlands, it consists of Derbyshire, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire (except North and North east Lincolnshire), Northamptonshire, Nottinghamshire and Rutland.

The region has an area of 15, km 2 (6, sq mi), and was home to over million people in Country: England. From end of Tuesday 24 March, we closed all our car parks to further restrict the spread of coronavirus. This followed the decision to close our parks and gardens in addition to our houses, shops and cafes.

We urge people to stay local and observe social distancing. Please do not travel. The Leicestershire Rural Housing Group is guiding the work of Midlands Rural Housing to assess and meet the housing needs of people in the villages of Leicestershire.

Partners are focused on delivering affordable homes for local people and having a positive impact on our rural areas.Buy Memories of the Derbyshire Coalfields (Local History) by Bell, Mr David (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.5/5(4).Overseal is a village and civil parish in South Derbyshire, 3 miles ( km) south of Swadlincote, miles ( km) west of Ashby-de-la-Zouch and miles ( km) due south-southwest of Derby ( miles by road).

The population of the civil parish at the census was 2, It is one of the southernmost settlements in Derbyshire (after Netherseal and Lullington), close to the border Country: England.