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Council accused of Orwellian regime

Workers from North Yorkshire County Council were sent out to remove signs protesting against the Allerton Park plans which had been put up in villages close to the proposed site. According to Mr Drury, the parish clerk for Little Ribston, … Continue reading

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Funding for local FoE group

The campaign against the proposed incinerator at Allerton, received a boost this week as the national environmental campaign group, Friends of the Earth, announced funding for the local group to oppose it. Harrogate District Friends of the Earth is to … Continue reading

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Explosion rips through waste plant at Tockwith

Dozens of firefighters tackled a blaze at BCB Environmental Waste Services on Marston Moor Business Park in Tockwith. The fire was reported to have started at about 4am and residents were advised to stay indoors and close their windows as … Continue reading

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Independent on Sunday article on UK incinerator plans

Interesting article from the Independent on the outlook for incinerators within the UK – including the UK potentially having to import rubbish to feed the incinerators! Read the article here.

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Local parish councillor speaks out

PLANS to build a waste recovery plant in North Yorkshire have come under fire from a parish councillor, who has labelled them “outdated and inadequate”. http://www.yorkpress.co.uk/news/8280179.Fresh_fears_over_incinerator_plans/?ref=rss#commentsList

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