The fight to stop a huge waste incinerator being built near Knaresborough in North Yorkshire has moved to the courts. Campaigners say it will be a blot on the landscape.
A full report from Chris Kiddey below.
More top news
There are reports that the Mike Ashley era at Newcastle United will soon be over with the club reportedly close to agreeing a takeover.
Denise Welch has quit the Newcastle Times Square pantomime, Jack and the Beanstalk.
Comedian Peter Kay has cancelled his upcoming tour, citing "unforeseen family circumstances".