Slow progress at derelict coal mine

After years of abandoned attempts and ownership changes, plans to restore a small section of a deep coal mine site in Fife have been approved and will help a council fund further remediation work at the historic colliery, reports Rachel Salvidge

by Rachel Salvidge
The closure of Longannet coal-fired power station in 2016 contributed to a lack of restoration funds. Photo: Cullimore Group
The closure of Longannet coal-fired power station in 2016 contributed to a lack of restoration funds. Photo: Cullimore Group

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