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14:17, 7 JUL 2015
Waste treatment facility proposed for Northwich
DONG Energy want to build REnescience Northwich on part of the Lostock Works site
Campaigners vow to fight on after Northwich waste incinerator is granted permit
Members of the Cheshire Anti-Incinerator Network (Chain) dismayed at decision to allow scheme
Climate change champion on Cheshire West and Chester Council caught in political storm
A COUNCILLOR has defended using his position on Cheshire West and Chester Council to back a promotional event by the company which employs him.
Half of consumers unaware how much they can save on energy bills
More than half (57 per cent) of people in the UK are unaware of how much money they could save by improving their insulation, new research shows.
Helsby family in watt loss challenge
AN ENERGY saving family from Helsby have been chosen as finalists in a national ‘watt-loss’ competition with energy provider E.ON.
Landfill firm aids centre scheme
MIDDLEWICH Community Centre is to undergo a £11,000 makeover, with most of the work being paid for by the group planning to open a landfill in the town.
MP raises hopes for gas plant inquiry
CAMPAIGNERS against a massive gas plant in the Mid Cheshire countryside have welcomed the help of an MP.
Gas grants hope to light spark locally
GRANTS for community projects be up for grabs as bosses at a gas storage plant in Mid Cheshire aim to be a good neighbour.
Running woman's charity victory
CONNAH'S Quay power station's own 'running woman' has once again raised hundreds of pounds for Cancer Research in a 5km race.
Green light for second gas plant
PLANS for a second gas plant in the Northwich countryside were given the go-ahead yesterday.
Strength in reserve
WORK aimed at making Mid Cheshire an important national - and possibly global - part of the gas supply industry is now well under way.
Campaigners express their dismay as councillors approve 700,000-tonne gas storage development
CHESHIRE County Council has given a 700,000-tonne gas storage plant at Stublach Grange Farm near Lach Dennis the thumbs up.
Work flows on gas caverns
WORK on the second phase of a controversial Mid Cheshire gas storage plant is under way - and it's due to be up and running in 2009.
Gas site planning campaign criticised
THE head of a community group fighting plans to construct gas plants in Mid Cheshire has slammed the Government for attempting to push storage facilities through.
Protesters wooed on gas plant plans
DESPITE years of protests against the Byley gas plant residents have declared themselves 'satisfied' with the developer.
Firm plans to store gas underground
PLANNERS are expected to give their blessing to plans for a massive gas storage plant in the Mid Cheshire countryside.
Is this the road to the next fuel disaster?
PROPOSALS for a second gas storage plant have been submitted to council bosses.
Buncefield blaze sparks gas storage fears
AS the biggest fuel inferno in British post-war history continued to blaze four days after it began, Byley residents were warned: You could be next.
Keep warm this winter
THIS week sees the start of the Warm Homes Campaign, the annual winter campaign organised by energy efficiency charity National Energy Action in association with Powergen, part of E.ON UK.
'Site is as safe as possible'
THE new owners of the site of a controversial gas storage plant at Byley have insisted it will be safe.
'Plant accident could rival a nuclear blast'
BYLEY risks being struck by the equivalent of a 'small nuclear explosion' if a planned gas storage plant goes ahead.
Plant chiefs' anger over EU emission tax
A COMPANY is lobbying the Government over a new tax which could leave it facing an annual charge of at least £800,000.