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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:
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Bath are top of the Premiership tonight after an outstanding bonus point win over title rivals Leicester at The Rec.
Swindon had an impressive win over Sheffield Utd, Bristol City extended their unbeaten start, while Yeovil picked up their first home win.
Gloucester were unable to build on two early tries as they lost at home to Exeter Chiefs on Friday night.