Councillors in North Yorkshire are set to give the go ahead for an incinerator. That's despite opposition from local residents in Knaresborough and losing government funding.
The facility at Allerton Park would dispose of non-recycled household waste either mechanically, biologically or in a specialist waste plant.
The proposal was agreed in principal in 2010 and was supported by Government funding under a Private Finance Initiative. However, this funding was withdrawn in February 2013.
It was crowned 'Best Dressed' town of the Tour de France and yesterday Knaresborough well and truly showed off what it has to offer.
Thousands lined the streets to watch the racers pass through, and they were ready with painted faces, painted bikes and even painted houses:
And then they were gone...
Knaresborough's Mayor, Tony Handley, says the town will be cheering every rider as today's Tour de France passes through.
Mr Handley told ITV Calendar that painting his house polka-dot was "the best forty quid I've ever spent" and says the tour is the 'beginning of great things' for Knaresborough.
When it isn't polka-dot, it's yellow, and one canny resident has painted some handy warnings for the cyclists:
Two men from Leeds have appeared in court in connection with a bomb hoax in Knaresborough.
23 year old Shamsul Islam is accused of 3 counts of communicating a bomb hoax at a pizza takeaway in the town in October. He's been remanded in custody to appear at York Crown Court on the 16th of June.
22 year old Habibul Islam is charged with perverting the course of justice and making a false statement to obtain insurance. He's been bailed, and will also appear in court in York later this month.
Two Leeds men have been charged in connection with a bomb hoax at a pizza take-away in Knaresborough on 16 October 2013.
A 23-year-old man from the Chapeltown area of Leeds has been charged with three offences of communicating a bomb hoax.