Gloucestershire County Council’s proposals to build a £500 million incinerator at Javelin Park near Haresfield is one of the most significant and controversial issues affecting the district. Reporter Chris Warne has written several in depth articles on the plans.

Javelin Park campaign - Stroud MP meets with Eric Pickles to discuss possibility of call-in

9:39am Friday 1st February 2013

STROUD MP Neil Carmichael has held discussions with the communities secretary Eric Pickles to discuss the circumstances under which the Javelin Park planning application might be ‘called-in’.

Javelin Park campaign - incinerator would ruin the Cotswold AONB says Cheltenham MP

9:28am Friday 1st February 2013

BUILDING a mass burn incinerator at Javelin Park near Haresfield would damage the Cotswold AONB and set a dangerous precedent for future development in the area, according to the Cheltenham MP Martin Horwood.

Javelin Park campaign - Let the Government decide

Stroud News and Journal: Today the SNJ joins the Javelin Park incinerator 'call-in' campaign

11:50am Wednesday 30th January 2013

TODAY the Stroud News & Journal joins the campaign calling on the secretary of state Eric Pickles to intervene and appoint a government inspector to determine the highly controversial £500 million Javelin Park planning application.

Javelin Park campaign - A 'call-in' is the fairest way forward says the SNJ

Stroud News and Journal: Today the SNJ joins the Javelin Park incinerator 'call-in' campaign

12:07pm Wednesday 30th January 2013

AS it stands, Gloucestershire County Council's planning committee is set to decide next month whether or not to award planning permission to Urbaser Balfour Beatty for the mass burn facility.

Nailsworth Town Council objects to Javelin Park incinerator project

Stroud News and Journal: Anti-incinerator campaigners from GlosVAIN were out on the streets in Stroud on Saturday

11:00am Wednesday 28th November 2012

THE county councillor tasked with overseeing the £500 million Javelin Park incinerator project has failed to gain support from town leaders in his ward.

GCC accused of 'cronyism' after bringing in consultants to work on incinerator project

Stroud News and Journal: Campaigners from GlosVAIN at their stall in Stroud High Street on Saturday

10:30am Wednesday 28th November 2012

GLOUCESTERSHIRE County Council has been accused of 'cronyism' after bringing in consultants already known to senior figures at the authority to work on the Javelin Park planning application.

County council refuses to pause incinerator project and wait for results of major health study

1:00pm Saturday 24th November 2012

A MOTION calling for the Javelin Park incinerator project to be halted while scientists investigate the possible health effects of the facilities has been voted down.

Anti-incineration film shows visual impact of proposed Javelin Park plant

1:58pm Tuesday 18th September 2012

A SHORT film has been produced by campaigners battling plans for a £500 million incinerator at Javelin Park.

County council agrees to sign 25-year contract for £500 million incinerator

11:10am Thursday 13th September 2012

COUNTY councillors have agreed to sign a 25-year contract with Urbaser Balfour Beatty (UBB) for a £500 million incinerator at Javelin Park near Haresfield.

County council face multimillion pound payout if planning permission for incinerator is refused

11:08am Thursday 13th September 2012

MULTINATIONAL waste firm Urbaser Balfour Beatty could be paid millions of pounds in compensation by Gloucestershire County Council if planning permission for the Javelin Park incinerator is refused.

Special report - Javelin Park incinerator

9:21am Wednesday 22nd August 2012

Gloucestershire County Council’s proposals to build a £500 million incinerator at Javelin Park in Haresfield have led to a groundswell of resistance, with residents, opposition groups and local authorities all lining up to object to the plans. Every party to the debate accepts that household waste cannot continue to be landfilled, yet there is fierce disagreement about which methods and technologies should be used to dispose of the county’s rubbish.






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