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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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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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Latest pictures of incinerator

Please follow this link to view a slideshow of example pictures of how the incinerator could look. Also included are images from the actual plume from the Sheffield incinerator for comparison. http://www.panoramio.com/user/5055934/slideshow

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November Newsletter

Public Meeting Stop the Allerton Incinerator – Whixley Village Hall Thursday 24th November 7.30 – 9.00pm Please come along to a presentation of the issues • Why we need to oppose the incinerator • How it will affect you • … 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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August Newsletter

Important – Minerals and Waste Development Framework Consultation Please, please complete the consultation document. It’s important that your decision makers know what you think (along with the other 10,000 people who signed our petitions). NYCC is currently undertaking a consultation … Continue reading

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PFI found to cost the taxpayer 1.7x times direct funding.

Source: www.parliment.uk A recent treasury select committee investigating PFI has found that the price of financing projects and repaying investments is higher with a PFI than if the government financed projects itself. The committee stated that government departments are too … Continue reading

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Support for UK communities fighting against Waste Incineration. We want alternatives to manage waste

38 Degrees, the group behind the defense of the sale of the UK woodlands and forests, are voting on which campaigns their 800,000 members should support and fight. There is a campaign vote which we should all support … Many … Continue reading

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