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September 21st, 2012GeneralKLWIN 0 Comments

These days Public Inquiries are few and far between.  It is to everyone’s credit that we managed to get this.  Many thanks to all of those who wrote to Eric Pickles MP. The first step is for the Planning Inspector to decide who can give evidence.  KLWIN hopes to do so, and it is expected [...]

September 21st, 2012GeneralKLWIN 0 Comments

A large group of West Norfolk residents attended County Hall’s planning meeting on 29th June.  The way in which they were treated makes it very clear why this campaign is as much about democracy as it is about science, environment and health. Residents were initially denied entry to County Hall, and even denied access to the [...]

June 16th, 2012GeneralKLWIN 0 Comments

On Friday 29th June, NCC will decide whether to award planning permission for its incinerator.  The meeting starts at 10.00am, and will be held at County Hall, Norwich. This is the most important meeting to attend.  Please inform your friends, family and colleagues.   Come and judge for yourselves whether NCC makes a proper consideration of [...]

June 15th, 2012GeneralKLWIN 0 Comments

KLWIN invite you to an afternoon DANCE FOR DEMOCRACY with a vintage style Tea Dance under the expert guidance of Ali and Ray Carver from Harborough Swing Dance. SATURDAY 7th JULY, 4-8pm William Burt Centre, Watering Lane, West Winch, PE33 0JY Come along and have a go at the Social Foxtrot, Basic Lindy Hop and [...]

May 25th, 2012GeneralKLWIN 0 Comments

“I am surprised that the FO should choose Norfolk County Council to give advice on democracy when the Council’s Leader and Executive ignored a very decisive referendum, sought to undermine public confidence in the result and are acting in absolute defiance of the vast majority of the local population”  Lord Howard of Rising, Conservative Member [...]

May 24th, 2012GeneralKLWIN 0 Comments

The County Council’s role to “tutor” the Turks & Caicos Islands in democracy has been condemned on both sides of the Atlantic. Turks & Caicos Television (24/05/12) “Leader of Most Undemocratic Council In UK Advising the TCI About Democracy.”  Turks & Caicos Post (24/05/12) “Norfolk Council Leader Murphy Has No Respect For Democracy” Turks & [...]

May 18th, 2012GeneralKLWIN 1 Comments

What do the Turks & Caicos Islands have in common with a waste incinerator proposed for West Norfolk, and the most decisive referendum result in British electoral history?  We explain below.   The Turks & Caicos Islands are a former Caribbean pirate hideout, first sighted by the Spanish conquistador Juan Ponce de Leon in 1512.  [...]

May 11th, 2012GeneralKLWIN 0 Comments

You can now  keep up to date with news in KLWIN’s  newsletter ‘The Burner.’  This paper newsletter will be posted  in some areas, can be downloaded from our ‘What Can You Do?’ page, and will be available in some newsagents.  Unlike the County Council’s inappropriately titled ‘Your Rubbish Your Choice’ it’s also free! We’ve decided [...]

May 11th, 2012GeneralKLWIN 1 Comments

From an early stage, those promoting the waste incinerator identified what they saw as its main benefits.  These have been used to promote incineration to the public and planning consultees, and may also have influenced DEFRA’s opinion.  One of these apparent benefits was the, ‘Potential to supply cheap heating for local businesses or residents.’   [...]

April 30th, 2012GeneralKLWIN 1 Comments

Norfolk County Council has long argued the incinerator will help ‘avoid’ emissions of CO2.  They’ve claimed ‘savings’ of 70,000 tonnes/year compared to landfill.  This has always been difficult to believe, since combusting waste releases CO2 to the atmosphere.  At long last we’ve been able to check County’s claims, and like so many of their statements [...]

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