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Mountsorrel Quarry



Mountsorrel Quarry & the local environment

January 14, 2020
Previously we gave you a general introduction to Mountsorrel Quarry. During 2020, we will be offering more detailed insights into some of our regular activities. In this article, the focus is on environmental monitoring as Joanna Jones, our facilities & compliance manager, explains.
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Tarmac join forces with local community to improve local footpath

November 22, 2019
Wet and muddy conditions didn't stop volunteers from Tarmac, Barrow on Sour and A & V Squires carrying out much-needed improvements to the local footpath.
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A new era at Mountsorrel Quarry

November 14, 2019
As one of the deepest and largest holes in Europe, Mountsorrel Quarry is a spectacular sight to behold, with a rich history and a bright future.
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Tarmac’s Mountsorrel Quarry lays on some excitement for rail enthusiasts

October 3, 2019
Train enthusiasts from across the country enjoyed a one-off treat at the weekend, when local quarry operator Tarmac gave special permission for UK Rail Tours to run a Charter Train, The Cottam Farewell, into its railhead at Barrow-upon-Soar.
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Mountsorrel granite top of the rocks for Sir David Attenborough

March 1, 2019
Tarmac’s Mountsorrel Quarry has discovered that national treasure Sir David Attenborough is a fan of the Charnwood region’s unique pink granite.
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