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Back to work Land reclamation schemes in the Midlands and Wales are set to improve their surroundings and create jobs. Lisa Russell and Jackie Whitelaw kick off NCE's special feature on the environmen

It was nicknamed the moon, a bleak, blackened landscape where nothing grew. But in a project under way on a former brickwork and tip site in Hednesford in the Midlands, a new recreational area is being created, with industrial units which should provide 650 jobs.

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