Tag Archives: Beddington Lane Farmlands

XR protest demands the closure of Beddington incinerator

Extinction Rebellion activists from across south London joined forces in Beddington Park yesterday to highlight the daily destruction and toxic pollution inflicted on the capital by the Viridor incinerator. They issued a set of demands, including that the incinerator plant … Continue reading

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Walking and talking through science and history with CNHSS

CNHSS – the Croydon Natural History and Scientific Society – starts its 2017-2018 programme tomorrow with a walk in the countryside, to be followed with its usual full and fascinating programme of talks and studies over the coming six months. … Continue reading

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Take your chance to ask Viridor some awkward questions

Conservationists and environmental campaigners are calling on people from Croydon and Sutton to attend open days at the Beddington Farmlands site next month and to ask some awkward questions about what Viridor is doing to fulfill its obligations on the … Continue reading

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Sutton scraps recycling machine – and wastes £6m-plus

A £4million-worth piece of machinery which was bought to help improve recycling rates in Croydon and across south London has been binned by Sutton Council  – who have managed to incur an additional bill of at least £2million to landfill … Continue reading

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Dombey and chums stage unsustainable environment summit

The illiberal non-democrats who run Sutton Council clearly have no sense of irony. Or shame. Today, less than three miles from the site of the industrial-scale incinerator which they permitted to be built at Beddington, Sutton are staging a bit … Continue reading

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Viridor restricts wildlife volunteer access to Beddington reserve

A well-respected naturalist has accused Viridor, the incinerator operators, of further breaches of their promises and obligations at the Beddington Farmlands nature reserve in Sutton. Peter Alfrey recently highlighted how Viridor’s neglect of its contractual duties over the use and … Continue reading

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High Court judge rejects community appeal against incinerator

The battle to stop the building of an industrial incineration plant on a nature reserve at Beddington Lane could be drawing to a close, after the Stop the Incinerator Campaign’s appeal against the refusal of its Judicial Review was turned … Continue reading

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