Tag Archives: Stop The Incinerator Campaign

London Assembly candidate calls for inquiry over incinerator

Marina Ahmad, Labour’s London Assembly candidate in Croydon and Sutton, is demanding an investigation into the contracts and deals surrounding the £1billion Viridor incinerator being built at public expense on Beddington Lane, on the Croydon-Sutton borough boundary. “The incinerator scheme … Continue reading

Posted in 2016 London elections, Environment, London Assembly, London-wide issues, Marina Ahmad, Sadiq Khan, Steve O'Connell, Waste incinerator, Zac Goldsmith MP | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Barratts stall on Sutton’s incinerator heat network agreement

Have Sutton Council’s plans to burn hundreds of thousands of tons of rubbish in an industrial-scale incinerator hit a speed bump? The LibDem-controlled local authority hoped to announce a commercial deal with Barratts homes to provide heating to the 725 … Continue reading

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Sutton LibDems expel councillor for alleging corruption

Sutton Council’s Liberal Democrats are proving themselves to be most illiberal and not very democratic, after they managed to kick a councillor, Nick Mattey, out of their party for daring to try to represent the interests of residents in his … Continue reading

Posted in Business, Environment, Nick Mattey, Refuse collection, Sutton Council, Waste incinerator | Tagged , , , , , | 3 Comments

Green ambitions go up in smoke as Croydon burns its rubbish

Croydon’s Labour-run council, which was elected on a manifesto of being “ambitious” to be the cleanest and greenest borough in London, has been sending residents’ domestic waste to an incinerator for more than a year. Work has only recently begun … Continue reading

Posted in Business, Croydon Council, Environment, Refuse collection, Stuart Collins, Waste incinerator | Tagged , , , , , , | 2 Comments

£1bn incinerator deal and £275,000 “gift” back in the spotlight

The Beddington Lane incinerator site, on Croydon’s borough boundary – and the £275,000 “gift” from incinerator operators Viridor to a church much-used by Sutton LibDems – is high on the agenda this week, as Sutton Council stages a ward by-election. … Continue reading

Posted in Business, Croydon Council, Croydon Greens, Croydon Guardian, Environment, Health, London-wide issues, Nick Mattey, Planning, Refuse collection, Stuart Collins, Sutton Council, Tom Brake MP, Waddon, Waste incinerator | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Reed is getting sniffy over Progress policies and Mansion Tax

You might think that Steve Reed OBE, the fortunate incumbent in a 12,000-vote Labour majority Croydon North parliamentary seat, might be a relaxed mood going into next week’s General Election. He ought to be. Just don’t let anyone at tonight’s … Continue reading

Posted in 2015 General Election, Croydon Greens, Croydon North, Environment, Shasha Khan, Steve Reed MP, Vidhi Mohan, Waste incinerator, Winston McKenzie | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Judge rejects incinerator appeal as focus turns to Viridor ‘gift’

A High Court judge this morning dismissed the latest, and possibly last, appeal under a Judicial Review by the Stop the Incinerator Campaign against Sutton Council’s decision to grant planning permission for an industrial-scale waste incineration plant to be built … Continue reading

Posted in Business, Croydon Council, Environment, Julie Belvir, Nathan Elvery, Nick Mattey, Planning, Refuse collection, Shasha Khan, Stuart Collins, Sutton Council, Tom Brake MP, Tony Newman, Waste incinerator | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments