Overburns quarry plan rejected for second time by South Lanarkshire Council

An emphatic 'no' vote to the Overburns Quarry at the pre application event at Symington Hall'16/3/11'Picture by Lindsay Addison

An emphatic 'no' vote to the Overburns Quarry at the pre application event at Symington Hall'16/3/11'Picture by Lindsay Addison

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THE Second Battle of Overburns has ended in victory for those fighting to protect a Clydesdale beautyspot being turned into a massive quarry.

However, one question still lingers: have they won the war?

On Tuesday South Lanarkshire Council threw out for the second time in a year a scheme to extract millions of tons of sand and gravel from Overburns Farm near Coulter.

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