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Walleys Quarry

Newcastle’s MP has again raised the issue of Walley’s Quarry landfill site in the House of Commons. Aaron Bell says many residents are concerned for their health, both physically and mentally. He also says the one piece of data that we have seen so far from the Environment Agency’s monitoring confirms that the World Health […]

The County Council says it’s aware of ongoing odour problems at Walley’s Quarry in Silverdale. In a statement, the Director of Health Richard Harling said; “We know that this is distressing for residents and understand their concerns about possible health implications. “He says they’re working with a range of National and local agencies to monitor […]

In response to community concerns, Red Industries have taken the decision to voluntarily curtail landfill operations at Walley’s Quarry with effect from Saturday March 13th 2021. This will enable them to accelerate the programme of extensive capping work planned for the facility, along with other infrastructural developments. They say “Soil, clays, filter cakes and engineering […]

The Environment Agency says Red Industries have breached their permit at Walleys Quarry in Silverdale. It comes after they found water which had drained from the landfill waste and collected on site had the potential to cause odour and the failure to manage it properly The Agency says they’ve told the operator to take action […]

An Air Quality Monitoring unit has been installed by the Environment Agency near to Walley’s Quarry landfill site in Silverdale. It’s in response to hundreds of complaints from residents about a bad smell in the area that they say impacts negatively on their families and their quality of life. The unit, which will be in […]

The Environment Agency has announced that its to undertake a new three-month air quality monitoring exercise around Walley’s Quarry landfill site in Silverdale. It follows a rising number of complaints with hundreds of residents reporting foul odours that they say impacts negatively on their families and their quality of life. Borough Council leader Simon Tagg, […]

Newcastle-under-Lyme Borough Council has allocated £50,000 from its Borough Growth Fund to fund specialist technical advice and support that will enable more effective monitoring of the odours blighting large parts of the borough and alleged to emanate from Walleys Quarry landfill site. The aim is to legally establish if the source of odours is Walleys […]