Category Archives: Press Releases

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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North Yorkshire County Council ‘must not decide incinerator application’ – Residents want independent planning inquiry

Residents of North Yorkshire have demanded that a planning application for a waste incinerator at Allerton Park submitted on the 1st of September should be determined at a public inquiry. The £1.4bn project is a 25 year contract to dispose … Continue reading

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How they voted.

These people voted against the incinerator Barrett Philip South Craven Independent Batt John Knaresborough Conservative Blackie John Upper Dales Independent Chatt William Woodlands Independent Clark John Pickering Liberal De Courcey – Bailey Margaret Harrogate Starbeck LibDem English Polly Skipton West … Continue reading

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Anti-Incinerator petition gathers momentum

The NYWAG (North Yorkshire Waste Action Group) petition which is being handed in to Downing Street today is gathering momentum. Since the petition, which totals over 9,000 signatures from North Yorkshire voters opposed to the £1.2bn NYCC waste incineration plan, … Continue reading

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Professor Paul Connett talks on York Radio

Professor Paul Connett who is the professor of Chemistry at St Lawrence University in New York was interviewed on Radio York recently about the proposed incinerator site at Allerton Park. Listen to the interview here.

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NYWAG responds to latest AWRP newsletter

NYWAG have released a response to the latest glossy brochure from the marketing machine of AmeyCespa. Read the full response here.

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Last Chance for Burning Issues To Be Aired?

An anti-incineration campaign group is holding a public meeting to look at whether the Council really needs to build a £900 million burner for our waste. The public meeting has been organised by YRAIN (York Residents Against Incineration) – part … Continue reading

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Council will get burnt by incinerator plan

The Council has one last chance to protect its high recycling rates and avoid saddling the taxpayers with 25 years of debt, says York Green Party. The Council has walked blindly into a waste incinerator project, but can still do … Continue reading

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