Victory for people power over incinerator plans

There were huge protests at plans for an incinerator near Ivybridge Credit: ITV Westcountry

Plans for a waste energy incinerator near Ivybridge have been turned down. The application by waste company Viridor was opposed by many local people.

Devon County Councillors found the building and the roads needed to transport thousands of tonnes of waste to the site, would be too intrusive in a rural area.