Full Report: Potash mines for North Yorkshire

Plans for a potash mine four miles south of Whitby have been submitted to the National Park authority in the North York Moors.

The company behind it says that it will invest a billion pounds into the mine - creating thousands of jobs in the Sneaton area.

However, opponents say that they are worried that it could spoil one of England's most beautiful areas.

Watch the full report from Frances Read below.

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Potash mines for North Yorks

Controversial plans to build a potash mine near Whitby in North Yorkshire could be deferred until next year. York Potash has asked for more time to submit further details on the application - deferring the decision for a third time.