Tens of thousands of leaflets promoting waste incineration have been distributed by County Hall. Councillors Ann Steward and Derrick Murphy have extolled the virtues of burning our waste. The Council attacked campaigners’ arguments and dismissed an overwhelming referendum result. But what does the Council’s ruling Conservative Group really say behind closed doors? Do they really [...]
The Incinerator planning application documents are now available online: click here. Please click here for further details of the consultation process, which runs from Wednesday 22nd June until Wednesday 3rd August 2011.
This is independent of The Borough Council, although we are still co-operating together in a joint effort to prevent the incinerator project from being forced upon us. 65,515 of our residents opinions have been ignored. We still need their support. We are aware that many people are experiencing extreme frustration and want to help the [...]
Take heart. Two weeks ago, the Secretary of State refused Veolia planning permission for a waste incinerator commissioned by Notts County Council under a similar PFI contract to the one proposed here. Again, the opposition came from local residents and the district council. He had called the planning application in for his own decision, and [...]