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Plans for Reddish Vale Rubbished!

04.10.2002 11:09

Local people in Reddish, Stockport, are celebrating a victory in opposition to Reddish Vale Golf Club over plans to dump up to 100,000 tonnes of waste next to a beauty spot. With the prospect of 15,000 wagon loads of waste trundling past a local school over a two and a half year period residents, councillors and even local MP Andrew Bennett warned it would be an 'Environmental Disaster' if the plans went ahead.

At a public meeting in July, about 80 people told representatives of the golf club what would happen if they went ahead with the plans . It was made clear there would be objections and perhaps actions against any Waste Disposal Licence, and that people would be contacting the Environment Agency. The campaigners have now been told that the golf club have changed their minds about tipping on the site.

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