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County Hall Wednesday 24th Sept – 1pm. Please join us.

We are now counting down to D-Day for the Allerton Park incinerator on Wednesday 24 September at 2pm. The full council of NYCC will debate whether to give final approval to the scheme. Can you join us at County Hall … Continue reading

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Final council meeting

You will have seen in the news that the officers of North Yorkshire County Council have, unsurprisingly, recommended on Monday that NYCC proceed to financial close on the Allerton Park incinerator. I say ‘unsurprising’ because officers have over the years … Continue reading

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Latest progress

Although I have been rather quiet of late in terms of newsletters, we have been beavering away behind the scenes on a number of fronts, which are beginning to show some results. There are no fewer than five matters before … Continue reading

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Leave to appeal not granted

You may have heard via the media that Marton cum Grafton Parish Council were not granted leave to appeal when they appeared before the Court of Appeal earlier this week. I am sure you will share our disappointment at this … Continue reading

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Down but not out

You may already have heard – thanks to the speed with which the media moves – that our judicial review has been unsuccessful. This is clearly a very disappointing outcome for all of us who have supported the campaign opposing … Continue reading

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DATE FIXED FOR JUDICIAL REVIEW HEARING! FUNDS NEEDED NOW!

A hearing of Marton-cum-Grafton’s application to quash the planning consent to build a giant incinerator at Allerton Park is to be held on 30 and 31 July 2013. This is the objective towards which we have been working since North … Continue reading

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Court action could be a month away – time for vital fund raising

COURT ACTION COULD BE A MONTH AWAY SO TIME MAY BE SHORT FOR VITAL FUND-RAISING! PLEASE HELP NOW! You will have heard that the Government has withdrawn £125M of Private Finance Initiative funding from the Allerton Park incinerator. This is … Continue reading

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Government puts the skids under AWRP!!

By now it’s almost certain that you have heard yesterday’s great news – that Defra has withdrawn Private Finance Initiative support for the incinerator! That puts a £65M hole in the finance for the project (rising to £125M over the … Continue reading

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The fight goes on

We promised to let you know what the next steps are following last week’s appalling decision not to allow a call-in to public inquiry. Our main focus now is to apply for permission for a Judicial Review (JR). You don’t … Continue reading

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Bad news but by no means the end of the road

Against our strong evidence and petitioning, the government minister, Nick Boles has decided not to call-in the incinerator application for a planning inquiry. Please take a look at this “breaking news” article from the Northern Echo. There will be something … Continue reading

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