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TAMAR Energy have submitted a planning application to Nottinghamshire County Council Planning for an Anaerobic Digestion Plant  next to the new Country Park.

Vernon and your local Labour Councillors object to an anaerobic digestion plant on Gedling Colliery.

- The scale, activity and noise would have a detrimental impact on the outstanding Country Park currently being developed

- Will generate heavy traffic which will have to use Arnold Lane, adversely affecting local residents

- Spare capacity at Anaerobic Digestion Plant currently in operation at Colwick Ind. Estate

 

Nottinghamshire county Council have now agreed to a request from Vernon, Cllr John Clarke and Cllr Michael Payne, to extend the deadline of the consultation until the 21st November 2014 giving residents more time to get their views heard. You can comment on the proposals by going to the planning application on the link below:

 

http://www.nottinghamshire.gov.uk/planningsearch/plandisp.aspx?AppNo=ES/3140

 

Consultation extension for the Anaerobic Digestion Plant

TAMAR Energy have submitted a planning application to Nottinghamshire County Council Planning for an Anaerobic Digestion Plant  next to the new Country Park.

SHOPPERS and residents say they feel “let down” by a supermarket which failed  to follow through on expansion plans that promised 200 jobs.

Tesco, in Carlton Hill, owns the land on which the former Windsor Castle pub  now lies empty but says a change in customer habits has stalled its plans.

 

Local residents think the site has become an “eyesore” and want Tesco to  either follow through with its expansion or sells the site.

Thomas James, of Foxhill Road, thinks the retail giant has put its plans on  hold due to competition from new supermarkets.

“I don’t think they can leave it dilapidated like that just because of their  own commercial aims” he said. “It’s part of the public realm and has become  an eyesore.

“If they don’t want to build on it they could sell it or lease it. Five years  ago it was very popular with the public and it’s a real shame it has not been  maintained.”

Mr James, 48, said the neighbourhood was largely positive about the original  plans, which they felt would trigger a redevelopment of nearby Carlton  Square.

“The people of Carlton feel let down as they could have benefited from a  wider store and there was the offer of jobs but they never materialised,” said  Mr James.

MP Vernon Coaker, MP for Gedling, has written to Tesco’s chief executive, Dave  Lewis, to ask what is being done.

“There were all sorts of promises for hundreds of jobs and the site was going  to be improved,” said Mr Coaker.

“I am disappointed that Tesco have made this decision.”

Tesco’s planning permission to expand as planned has since lapsed, meaning it  would have to re-apply to make the changes it promoted more than five years  ago.

Spokesman Mark Thomas said the store will update residents when it makes a  decision on the future of the pub  site.

“Customer shopping habits have changed dramatically over recent years,” he  said. “With more people choosing to shop online and in convenience stores. In  light of this we have reviewed our plans for an extension to Carlton Hill store  and taken the difficult decision not to proceed.

“We understand people will be disappointed by this decision. Customers can still  shop in our existing store, which continues to provide the great service that  it  has in the town for the past twenty five years.”

Read more: http://www.nottinghampost.com/Tesco-drops-expansion-plans-create-200-jobs/story-23275667-detail/story.html#ixzz3GnALmwhm Follow us: @Nottingham_Post on Twitter | NottinghamPostOnline on Facebook Read more at http://www.nottinghampost.com/Tesco-drops-expansion-plans-create-200-jobs/story-23275667-detail/story.html#ZfHoU3Y2EbUGTOUh.99

 

Tesco drops expansion plans to create 200 jobs

SHOPPERS and residents say they feel “let down” by a supermarket which failed  to follow through on expansion plans that promised 200 jobs. Tesco, in Carlton Hill, owns the land...

GEDLING MP Vernon Coaker has joined the list of objectors to a proposed new anaerobic  digester.

Tamar Energy want to  build the food waste recycling plant next to the Gedling Country Park, which is  set to open in spring.

 

Mr Coaker, the Shadow Secretary of State for Defence,  raised concerns over  the amount of traffic created by the plant, which is said to be able to create  energy for 6,000 homes.

The MP is also worried about the smell caused by the site, which would deal  with 63,000 tonnes of food waste per year.

In his objection letter, shared with the Post, he said: “We are in the  process of opening a beautiful country park.  It would be scandalous to allow  development of this kind to risk the enjoyment of that area.”

Residents, local Labour councillors and the nearby existing anaerobic  digester run by Bio  have all  said the plant is not needed.

Read more: http://www.nottinghampost.com/MP-joins-objectors-Gedling-food-waste-recycling/story-23226608-detail/story.html#ixzz3Gn7s8ZNt Follow us: @Nottingham_Post on Twitter | NottinghamPostOnline on Facebook Read more at http://www.nottinghampost.com/MP-joins-objectors-Gedling-food-waste-recycling/story-23226608-detail/story.html#Q9ZQpx9kvx2C58dD.99

Nottingham Post: MP joins objectors against Gedling food waste recycling centre

GEDLING MP Vernon Coaker has joined the list of objectors to a proposed new anaerobic  digester. Tamar Energy want to  build the food waste recycling plant next to the Gedling...


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