Local circular economy campaigning group Community R4C, with the help of a specialist procurement law barrister, has discovered that Gloucestershire County Council did not follow proper procedure when renegotiating the already astronomically expensive Javelin Park incinerator contract.Read More
On 20th December the County Council tried to sneak out figures revealing that in 2016 they signed up to over £100m in cost increases over the life of the Javelin Park contract. Taxpayers are now on the hook for over £189/tonne for much of the waste that will be burnt.Read More
You will be relieved to hear that Sid finally broke his fast late on Wednesday evening this week, his 39th birthday, most of which he spent on the steps of St Paul's Cathedral in London surrounded by banners and an awful lot of goodwill. However the end of his strike was more a case of handing in the spoon than throwing in the towel.Read More
Massive vindication of Sid's action - the council has now been ordered to un-redact and release to the public most of the accountant's report on which the revised contract is based… and Sid is preparing to move on, taking his strike to London to highlight the wider issues of how we deal with wasteRead More
Sid Saunders, local builder & father-of-two, is going on hunger strike to protest about the incinerator. He will be starting his strike right on Glos County Council's doorstep at the launch of the Festival of Resistance, Shire Hall this Tuesday at 3pm.Read More
It's never too late to expose insanity - especially when we are paying for it with our cash, our health and our climate. Join an ongoing Festival of creativity, focused on resisting the incinerator, to demand that Gloucestershire County Council:Read More
The four protesters arrested for "obstructing the public highway" last summer at Javelin Park as they campaigned for a clean alternative to GCC's mass burn incinerator have had the case against them dropped by the Crown Prosection Service.Read More
Handing in the "No Public Confidence in GCC" petition on Valentine's Day - come along for the photo op and join the meeting if you can for hand-in...
A timely mention after media discussions this week on PFI contracts. The JP contract is in that vein, with all the attendant cost and lack of democracy. Check it out and COMMENT.Read More
Incinerator carols still relevant! Download 'em here... plus trial date set for the anti-incinerator 4, and UBB offer measly token "compensation" for roadworksRead More
4 locals in court next Weds for the offence of obstructing the highway at Javelin Park in the summer... we will all be pleading Not Guilty. Come for the photocall...Read More
EVENT POSTPONED! NoMoInGlo.org was contacted by the Springhill Singers with their plan, WHICH WILL RETURN AT A LATER DATE! showing that resistance to incineration in Gloucestershire is still alive and singing despite the rising concrete...
A packed Stonehouse Town Hall gave a unanimous vote of No Confidence in GCC on Thursday evening. Following suggested revisions, petition is now ready.