Incineration in the Press

Press Coverage

When CHAIN appears in the press we will endeavour to keep a record of it here.  As you can see there are numerous gaps in our records so if you have any old clippings or press stories please let us know?

 2014  Topic
04/02/14 – Tata Chemicals Europe “Tata Chemicals Europe confirms cessation of soda ash production at Winnington”
09/01/14 – The Chester Chronicle Campaigners vow to fight on after Northwich waste incinerator is granted permit
 2013  Topic
14/03/13 –  Northwich Guardian “……withdraw bid to treat 300,000 tonnes of London waste in Northwich”
14/03/13 – Northwich Guardian “Both causes deserve funds”
08/03/13– Northwich Guardian “Money will either buy difribrillator or fight incinerator”
07/03/13 – Northwich Guardian “Anti-incinerator campaigner hopes to stop waste being sent to Northwich”
 2012  Topic
26/12/12 – Northwich Guardian All is not lost’ for  Incinerator Fight
03/12/12 – Cheshire West and Chester council Press Release Nine Councillors give £6,000 towards the cost of getting a legal opinion on waste plant decision
11/10/12 – Northwich Guardian CHAIN fear Knutsford will be affected by incinerator.
12/10/12 – The Telegraph Ed Davey approves giant incinerator in George Osborne’s constituency.
11/10/12 – The Guardian Energy secretary approves giant incinerator for Osborne backyard
03/10/12 – BBC Lostock ‘energy from waste’ power plant given approval
02/10/12 – Northwich Guardian Waste plant at Lostock Gralam approved.
02/10/12 – Development Control Services Online Council ‘disappointed’ over Northwich decision.
31/7/12 – Northwich Guardian More objections to waste plant.
 2011  Topic
19/10/11 – Northwich Guardian Public Inquiry Coverage
03/08/11 – Northwich Guardian Northwich Pre Inquiry Meeting
28/02/11 – Middlewich Guardian Middlewich Appeal venue outrageous
14/02/11 – Northwich Guardian Opposition to Waste Plant bears fruit
26/01/11 – Northwich Guardian  Anger over dossier compiled by Brunner Mond
21/01/11 – CHAIN News Release Brunner Mond PR Stunt – dismal failure
19/01/11 – Northwich Guardian Strategic Planning Committee Date Set
06/01/11 – CHAIN News Release Incinerator Advert Misleading – Official
 2010  Topic
28/12/10 – The Independent Chancellor opposes waste disposal plan
28/12/10 – The Independent Grassroots revolt against giant furnaces
15/12/10 – Northwich Guardian Brunner Mond should have attended
08/12/10 – Northwich Guardian Letter: Gaps in incinerator knowledge
01/12/10 – Northwich Guardian Thousands of letters sent to Government
29/09/10 – Crewe Chronicle Middlewich Pre-Enquiry Meeting
21/07/10 – Northwich Guardian Letter:Do we want to be human guinea pigs
08/09/10 – Northwich Guardian Letter:We need a well-balanced viewpoint
02/06/10 – Northwich Guardian Error leads to incinerator complaint
Feb 10 – Cheshire Life, part 1part 2part 3 CHAIN’s campaigning in Cheshire
 2009  Topic
18/11/09 – Middlewich Guardian Farmers outraged over Covanta plans9 out of 10 against incinerator
06/11/09 – Middlewich Guardian Letter: Covanta playing for time
01/11/09 – Middlewich Guardian Letter: Covanta questions unanswered
17/10/09 – Middlewich Guardian Covanta’s broken promises to residents
13/09/09 – Middlewich Guardian Letter: call to action
03/09/09 – Middlewich Guardian Ince Marshes approval slammed
24/08/09 – Middlewich Guardian Incinerator could ruin festival
21/07/09 – Middlewich Guardian 7,500 petitions presented to mayor
10/07/09 – Middlewich Guardian Cheshire West opposes plans
09/07/09 – Middlewich Guardian Covanta meets business leaders
01/07/09 – Middlewich Guardian Middlewich Council votes against Covanta
23/06/09 – Middlewich Guardian Public meeting and demo
10/06/09 – Middlewich Guardian Middlewich petition hits 1200
07/05/09 – Middlewich Guardian Cheshire waste contract
02/04/09 – Middlewich Guardian Incinerator plans revealed
01/04/09 – Middlewich Guardian Joy after Lostock plans shelved
13/03/09 – Middlewich Guardian Incinerator will gridlock town
06/03/09 – Middlewich Guardian CHAIN vows to fight Covanta
04/03/09 – Middlewich Guardian Letter: challenging Covanta’s figures
27/03/09 – Middlewich Guardian Northwich victory (part 1)
18/03/09 – Middlewich Guardian Northwich victory (part 2)
25/02/09 – Northwich Chronicle Northwich victory (part 3)
25/02/09 – Northwich Chronicle Northwich victory
25/02/09 – Northwich Chronicle Letter: a balanced view
25/02/09 – Northwich Guardian David Brickhill interview
15/02/09 – Middlewich Guardian Letter: traffic / salt lorries in Middlewich
11/02/09 – Macclesfield Express
11/02/09 – Middlewich Guardian
2008 Topic
19/11/08 – Northwich Chronicle CHAIN wins community award
 
22/10/08 – Northwich Chronicle Letter: calling councillors to action
26/09/08 – Middlewich Guardian Incinerator plans two months away
11/06/08 – Northwich Chronicle Letter: local electionsMiddlewich public meeting
30/05/08 – Middlewich Guardian Middlewich public meeting
05/06/08 – Middlewich Guardian Letter: Alan Johnson
01/05/08 – Middlewich Guardian Campaigners welcome Bedminster
30/04/08 – Northwich Chronicle Letters: Alan Johnson & Labour party
30/04/08 – Northwich Guardian Bedminster gets planning permission
23/04/08 – Northwich Guardian Letter: don’t waste your vote
23/04/08 – Northwich Guardian Plant gets planning permission
16/04/08 – Sandbach & Middlewich Chronicle Letter: incinerators all about money
13/03/08 – Middlewich Guardian Letter: incinerator preferable to landfill
12/03/08 – Middlewich Guardian Letter: combustible waste
05/03/08 – Northwich Guardian Covanta consultations
28/02/08 – Middlewich Guardian 12,000 sign petition
27/02/08 – Northwich Guardian Covanta consultation
27/02/08 – Middlewich Guardian Letters: incinerator plan is frightening
20/02/08 – Northwich Guardian Incinerator vs landfill
19/02/08 – Middlewich Guardian County Council complaint
13/02/08 – Northwich Guardian Middlewich plans cause debate
13/02/08 – Northwich Guardian Plans for Middlewich incinerator unveiled
06/02/08 – Middlewich Guardian Plans for Middlewich incinerator unveiled
06/02/08 – Middlewich Guardian Bird’s eye view of site
06/02/08 – Middlewich Guardian
30/01/08 – Northwich Guardian 10,000 sign petition
23/01/08 – Northwich Guardian George Osborne pledges support
2007  Topic
12/12/07 – Northwich Guardian Letters: M Byram & has work started?
05/12/07 – Northwich Guardian Bedminster proposal (part 1)
05/12/07 – Northwich Guardian Bedminster proposal (part 2)
05/12/07 – Northwich Chronicle Letters: future generations & a done deal
05/12/07 – Northwich Guardian Letter: what about the dioxins?
05/12/07 – Northwich Chronicle Letter: Bedminster
28/11/07 – Northwich Guardian Letters: dioxins & industrial waste
26/11/07 – Northwich Guardian Stephen O’Brien opposes incinerators
21/11/07 – Northwich Guardian House prices (1)
21/11/07 – Northwich Guardian House prices (2)
21/11/07 – Northwich Guardian Letter: alternatives to incineration
21/11/07 – Northwich Guardian Letter: why are councillors quiet?
21/11/07 – Northwich Guardian Letter: cancer survivor’s new worry
14/11/07 – Northwich Guardian CHAIN on WRG consultation
31/10/07 – Northwich Guardian Public meeting coverage (1)
31/10/07 – Northwich Guardian  Public meeting coverage (2)
31/10/07 – Northwich Guardian Letters: post public meeting
31/10/07 – Northwich Guardian Letters: post public meeting
24/10/07 – Northwich Guardian Letter: response to WRG
17/10/07 – Northwich Guardian Call to public meeting
10/10/07 – Northwich Guardian Call to public meeting
03/10/07 – Northwich Guardian Letter: Mr Osborne must support us
12/09/07 – Northwich Chronicle Parish councillors pledge support
12/09/07 – Northwich Chronicle Letters page on incineration
12/09/07 – Northwich Guardian Six letters on incineration
12/09/07 – Northwich Chronicle Letter: fight needs a leader
26/09/07 – Northwich Guardian Letter: artist’s view
26/09/07 – Northwich Guardian Letter: why you should care
12/09/07 – Northwich Guardian Letter: Vale Royal opposes plan
05/09/07 – Northwich Guardian Artist’s impression unveiled
05/09/07 – Northwich Guardian Northwich vision or nightmare?
05/09/07 – Northwich Chronicle County split may help fight
05/09/07 – Northwich Guardian Three letters
05/09/07 – Northwich Chronicle Letter: call for direct action
30/08/07 – Northwich Chronicle Bedminster proposal
29/08/07 – Northwich Guardian WRG unveils plans
29/08/07 – Northwich Chronicle WRG unveils plans
27/06/07 – Northwich Guardian Govt inspector backs incinerator plans
27/06/07 – Northwich Guardian Govt inspector backs plans (map)
2006
2005
2004
01/09/04 – Northwich Chronicle
01/09/04 – Northwich Guardian