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Plans for mine in west Cumbria discussed today

Plans to build a mine in west Cumbria will be discussed today Credit: ITV Border

Final plans to build a mine in west Cumbria will be discussed at a public workshop today.

The west Cumbria mining group believe there is over 750 million tonnes of coking coal along the coast line between Whitehaven and St Bees.

Planning permission will be submitted in January next year.