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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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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 You will have heard that the Government has withdrawn £125M of Private Finance Initiative funding from the Allerton Park incinerator.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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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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Update and Christmas Tidings

We were hoping to have some news for you by now on how the request for a Planning Inquiry is progressing. The only information we can give you is that: They received over 600 letters requesting call-in. The Secretary of … Continue reading

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The next step

We need everyone to write and ask for call-in. As expected NYCC’s planning committee approved the Allerton Park incinerator application today. So likely was it that, as judge, jury and executioner, this would be North Yorkshire County Council’s decision, we … Continue reading

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Even NYCC’s own County Architect says the submission is unacceptable

North Yorkshire County Council’s own Principal Landscape Architect has confirmed the impact on the landscape would be severe and the proposals to mitigate this harm are woefully inadequate. More specifically: “The current submission is therefore unacceptable in landscape terms for … Continue reading

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