Monday, 23 May 2011

Regional Round-Up and Miscellaneous Updates

Demands on my time and energy are getting to be a bit much at present, so please excuse the brevity of these postings. In an ideal world I would present your enraptured gaze with a collection of gleaming literary pearls, complete with the effective use of bathos, pathos and irony. Sadly, I`m much too busy for that, so these entries are fairly minimalist ;

NORTH YORKS - Save North Yorks Libraries

Joe Willis - Public Outcry Forces North Yorkshire County Council to Reconsider Library Plans, 5 May 2011 at .

This news has met with an understandably cautious response from the campaign group. Further comment can be found on their website.

NORTH YORKS - North Yorks Waste Action Group

This group are currently waiting for the company Amey Cespa to submit a planning application before taking any further action.  In the meantime, they are asking those who`ve not already done so to visit their site and sign the petition. 

AMBER VALLEY - Amber Valley Against Incinerators

Unsigned - Campaigners Fuming as Waste Plant Gets Permit, 13 April 2011  at .

AMBER VALLEY - Lodge House/Smalley Action group

Chris Mallett - Stud Manager`s Fury as UK Coal Tells Her to Buy Farm or Move, 14 March 2011 at .

Chris Mallett - Concerns Over Noise Lead to Objection About Coal-Mining Plan, 22 April 2011 at .

The latter article follows a decision by Amber Valley Borough Council planning committee to object to the proposed extension of Lodge House mine after hearing submissions from Nigel Mills MP and Cllr Kevin Parkinson, both of whom oppose UK Coal`s plans. 

SPONDON AND SINFIN - Spondon and Sinfin Against Incineration and others

Chris Mallett - Now Gasification Firm Heads for Court to Fight City Planning Rejection, 5 May 2011 at

NOTTINGHAMSHIRE - Emergency Services Campaigns

Fire Service  ;   Dom Howell - Stations to Stay Open for a Year Says Authority Member, 2 March 2011 at .

Police Service  ;  Unsigned - Police Station Closure Fears After Front Counters Shut,  28 April 2011 at .

That`s all for now !

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