Stay or go? That's the question . . .

SHOULD they stay or should they go? Opinion is still divided over whether the historic headstocks at the former Clipstone Colliery site should be preserved or demolished.

The long-running saga returned to the headlines earlier this year when plans to demolish all buildings inside the pit walls, apart from the 'loved or loathed' headstocks, were submitted to Newark & Sherwood District Council.

And the latest application to demolish the buildings — which is expected to be discussed by councillors later this year — could finally get the ball rolling on the headstocks' future.


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