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Decision due on five year extension

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3C Waste Limited wants to dump rubbish at Arpley for another five years

  • Warrington Borough Council rejected an application last year for a 12 year extension
  • An appeal against that decision is due to take place in February
  • Dumping at Arpley was supposed to end in October last year
  • Warrington Borough Council withdrew an enforcement notice that would have ended use of the site, citing legal costs
  • Have your say at warrintonguardian.co.uk, or on Twitter @warringtonnews using hashtag #Arpley

  • Comments


    old-codger 6:59pm Thu 23 Jan 14

    NO........MEANS.....
    .....NO. End off, Go away, Do one, Hop it, Go dump your rubbish in your own backyard.

    Score: 3
    moleogod 7:07pm Thu 23 Jan 14

    wanted to be there tonight but not possible. so this will do

    Score: -1
    Star1307 7:18pm Thu 23 Jan 14

    When it gets rejected surely this will mean they have to stop dumping rubbish near our homes. Why do they get 6 months to appeal? During the 6 months they will still dump rubbish. I thought they were dumping illegally since nov/dec 2013.

    Score: 1
    Karlar 7:27pm Thu 23 Jan 14

    The conditions upon which WBC gave approval for 3C Waste to tip at Arpley for the original period specified in their application could have been drawn up with sufficient legal force as to prevent challenge. Why weren't they? Why did WBC over the period of tipping to date fail to monitor 3C Waste's performance at Arpley and fail to anticipate 3 C Waste's reluctance to meet the terms of its original application and its intention to carry on tipping?

    Score: 1
    moleogod 7:46pm Thu 23 Jan 14

    thanks Matthew Hobbs for the live updates

    Score: 1
    grey-area 9:28pm Thu 23 Jan 14

    But if WBC can't afford legal action, what stops the tipping? A meeting won't.

    Surely if the legal argument is sound, WBC would get awarded costs?

    Score: 0
    MAD 4 IT 12:03am Fri 24 Jan 14

    bet my house on it that this tip will "still" be open in "2020" !! contract just keeps getting extended !! IF YOU DONT LIKE THE SMELLY TIP= MOVE IF YOU CAN "FIND" A BUYER !!!!!!! LOL !!!!!!! ;-) :-) HA HA HARRRR

    Score: -5
    GRUMPY PARENT 10:42am Fri 24 Jan 14

    MAD 4 IT wrote…


    bet my house on it that this tip will "still" be open in "2020" !! contract just keeps getting extended !! IF YOU DONT LIKE THE SMELLY TIP= MOVE IF YOU CAN "FIND" A BUYER !!!!!!! LOL !!!!!!! ;-) :-) HA HA HARRRR

    You can not bet with something that you do not own, I bet the house you live in is probably owned by Golden Gates or Helena LOL!!!

    Score: -3
    moleogod 2:07pm Fri 24 Jan 14

    i see MAD 4 IT could not be bothered with the meeting to defend his company but Is willing to talk crap on here pathetic. BTW HE WORKS FOR C3/FCC.
    a very professional comment from a hatful company I am not surprised

    Score: 2
    SickAndTired2 6:13pm Fri 24 Jan 14

    MAD 4 IT wrote…


    bet my house on it that this tip will "still" be open in "2020" !! contract just keeps getting extended !! IF YOU DONT LIKE THE SMELLY TIP= MOVE IF YOU CAN "FIND" A BUYER !!!!!!! LOL !!!!!!! ;-) :-) HA HA HARRRR

    Please die you horrible little piece of bacteria.

    Score: 0
    SickAndTired2 6:14pm Fri 24 Jan 14

    Surely if this illegal dumping continues the people of Sankey have a right to start a blockade against these wagons. Everyone in the area should be out on the streets protesting against these vile corporate psychopaths.

    Score: 0
    Karlar 8:48pm Fri 24 Jan 14

    SickAndTired2 wrote…


    Surely if this illegal dumping continues the people of Sankey have a right to start a blockade against these wagons. Everyone in the area should be out on the streets protesting against these vile corporate psychopaths.

    If it really is illegal, meaning the tipping company 3C could be held liable in law for apparently flouting the terms of the Council's approval and consent, 3C would have stopped by now. But it is clear from 3C's behaviour in continuing to tip and the Council's climb down in withdrawing its notice to stop tipping served on 3C sometime late in 2013, the Council's paperwork is not and never has been up to scratch, despite what we might hear. Councillors can symbolically wring their hands while publically saying they are 'disgusted' and 'appalled', that it’s time 'lock up and throw away the key' or that by its actions 3C shows 'contempt' and ‘disdain’ for council and residents as much as they like, but this does not detract from the weakness of the Council’s position. This is not the first time Warrington residents have suffered from the continuation of tipping beyond what the Council had led them to believe. One of those previously affected residents recently wrote of his sympathy with those affected by Arpley in a letter to the WG.

    Score: -2
    MAD 4 IT 2:42am Sat 25 Jan 14

    THE TIP WONT SHUT UNTIL IT LOOKS LIKE "MOUNT EVEREST" !! whiffy tip ! lol !! dont know how you can sunbathe in that "stench" ! "KEEP THE TIP OPEN UNTIL IT IS FULL"

    Score: -1
    moleogod 7:00pm Sat 25 Jan 14

    spot the troll. lets just ignorer him and it will go away

    Score: 0
    FED-UP-DOT-COM 7:34pm Sat 25 Jan 14

    Where does Warrington's waste get dumped ? ? ?

    Score: 0
    Megamike56 3:20pm Wed 29 Jan 14

    I had all intentions of attending this meeting but I was unable to due to an operation the day before. I am a resident on Saxon Park each morning I leave for work just before 7am, I am met by trucks at the end of the estate that have no concern for anybody but them self's, they come round the corner at the end of the road without stopping to check if its clear they just expect you to get out of there way. I have been forced to mount the curb on several occasions which as resulted in damage to my wheels. When I bought this house I made inquires to the landfill on the situation to the life term and was told it had just under 3 years to the end of its term then it would be landscaped, I bought my house on the basis of this information. Each summer I am unable to sit in the garden due to the mass invasion of fly's and blue bottles. I am also forced to sit inside or close my windows due to the vile smells that blow across and have arranged bbq's that I have abandon also due to this stench. I am constantly finding rubbish in the roads that have fallen from the trucks carrying this waist mostly from other surrounding authorities that are using Warrington as its dumping ground, They are happy to dump it here away from there own back gardens that is why these authorities are happy to support 3C's application. All I want is to have a fresh air without the vile smell & the vermin of the blue bottles in my house is this to much to ask.

    Score: 0

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