"It will be a blot on the landscape"

Many people who live in the area where the potash mine could be built say that they are worried that, if built, it could spoil one of England's most beautiful areas.

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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.