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Full report: Angry scenes outside incinerator site

There were angry scenes outside the proposed site for a huge waste incinerator on the outskirts of Gloucester today. Councillors were visiting the location ahead of a vote on whether to approve the application.

The incinerator will cost around £500 million and a decision will be taken next week on whether to give it the go ahead.

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Campaigners begin to gather at incinerator site

Javelin Park near Gloucester Credit: ITV News West Country

People who are against building an £500 million waste incinerator at Javelin Park near Gloucester are gathering at the site.

Councillors from Gloucestershire County Council's planning committee are due to visit the site this morning. The protestors have flown a balloon 70 meters high to show what they say will be the height of the incinerator chimney.

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Protesters gather to fight incinerator plans

Protesters gather outside Shire Hall Credit: ITV West

Around 80 campaigners are protesting outside Shire Hall in Gloucester over plans for a waste incinerator to the south of the city.

They are taking action before a meeting to discuss the plans, which would see a waste plant at Javelin Park. Locals say it would ruin the landscape of the area and threaten people's health.

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