King's Lynn incinerator decision day

There's been a recommendation that plans to build Norfolk's controversial waste incinerator should be scrapped.

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Suffolk's incinerator nearing completion

Norfolk may have decided against building a waste incinerator, but one in Suffolk is nearing completion.

The 180 million pound project will start processing the county's rubbish within the next few weeks.

The waste treatment plant at Great Blakenham near Ipswich will provide enough electricity to power thousands of homes - and it'll even have capacity to deal with some of Norfolk's waste.

Click below to watch Malcolm Robertson's report.

Plug pulled on Norfolk waste incinerator

Today, the six hundred million pound scheme for a waste incinerator near King's Lynn has finally been scrapped.

It's become an increasingly controversial topic which has attracted huge opposition in West Norfolk. The decision to pull the plug will cost Norfolk County Council around 30 million in compensation.

Click below to watch Malcolm Robertson's report.



The £30m bill for pulling Norfolk's incinerator plans

The cost to the people of Norfolk over the shock decision to pull out of plans to build a waste incinerator at King's Lynn, has been revealed.

Norfolk County Council will be forced to pay huge financial penalties as it prepares to officially scrap the project next week.

A series of Government delays in giving planning permission for the incinerator threatened to push the penalities for dropping the scheme, higher and higher, giving the council no other choice but to pull out.

Pulling out now leaves Norfolk County Council facing a bill of £30.26 million pounds. They have financial reserves of £19m and with an under spend this year of £3m, it leaves them with £8m still to find.

Click below to watch a report by ITV News Anglia's Natalie Gray

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