An MP, a best selling author and a host of fashion designers are among the growing number of high profile figures calling on Gloucestershire County Council to reconsider its plans for an incinerator. Among them, the author Jilly Cooper, who says it is "an assault on our rural heritage."
Today, campaigners added further weight to that argument claiming that the new plant on the outskirts of Gloucester has been poorly thought through and may even be in breach of European law.
Our Gloucestershire Correspondent Ken Goodwin has the story:
More top news
Keepers at Bristol Zoo say it has only recently become apparent that the young gorilla is a female.
Experts believe they have identified the first sighting of a killer whale near Plymouth for more than four years.
The summer solstice is upon us but what is it? And where are the best spots in the West Country to see the sun rise?