Norfolk's Burning Issue

The site of the proposed power plants near Sutton Bridge. Picture: Matthew Usher.

Village to stage a poll over proposed power plants in Sutton Bridge

People living near a site of a proposed £300 million power plant in the Fens will today go to the polls to have their say on the controversial scheme.

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Comedian and writer Karl Minns back in Norwich.
Picture by SIMON FINLAY.

Comedian feels the nerves as the Nimmo Twins return to Norfolk after a five year performance absence

One of Norfolk’s finest comedy exports revealed he was more nervous about the return of the Nimmo Twins than their first performance in front of a crowd of two people.

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The site at Saddlebow where an incinerator was proposed. Picture: Ian Burt.

Incineration in Norfolk must be ruled out, says group

A group set up to figure out how to deal with Norfolk’s waste after the plug was pulled on the controversial King’s Lynn incinerator has said it wants to rule out another large scale burner as a replacement.

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Traffic heads through Long Stratton on the A140. Photograph Simon Parker

Council bosses rule out study on A140 impact of extra lorries taking Norfolk’s waste to be burned in Suffolk

The number of lorries which will carry Norfolk waste to be burned in Suffolk is so “insignificant” there was no need for an assessment on how it will affect A140 traffic, council bosses have said.

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Environment Secretary Elizabeth Truss.

Tokenism, climate change, King’s Lynn incinerator, farming and food: Q&A with Environment Secretary and Norfolk MP Elizabeth Truss

Q: We were due to speak last week, but then there was a Cobra meeting following the Malaysian air crash. Has it been a hectic start?

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