After some further reading it seems there is a plugin that can assist with this, though it seems very resource-intensive.
There's a scheduled server upgrade in about a month and I'll implement the plugin at the same time.
It has hooks for Towny which keeps it's chunks regardless of last visited...
Ahoy there lads!
Sorry about the absence. :)
I'm with Fronts regarding the full map reset, that's nothing I'd want to see either.
Copying and pasting items over to a map with the same seed is doable per se - the thing is that it's very time-consuming.
At the current time I'm swamped IRL and...
The automatic rotation of the mine previously active on the Mine world also included The End and Nether.
With the removal of the rotation of the Mine world the rest ceased to rotate as well, I'll be rebuilding the functionality shortly. :)