OPPONENTS of a plan to build a waste-to-energy plant at Seven Brethren in Barnstaple are holding a public meeting on Tuesday, December 9. The meeting at the Moose Hall, Trinity Street, from 7.30pm is being held to enable people opposed to the proposals to get t

OPPONENTS of a plan to build a waste-to-energy plant at Seven Brethren in Barnstaple are holding a public meeting on Tuesday, December 9.The meeting at the Moose Hall, Trinity Street, from 7.30pm is being held to enable people opposed to the proposals to get together to organise a united campaign group.Speakers at the meeting will include North Devon Green Party Parliamentary Candidate Cllr Ricky Knight; Rod Toms from the St Dennis Incineration Group, in Cornwall; and Shlomo Dowen of UK Without Incineration Network.The £39.3million incinerator is being drawn up by Devon County Council and North Devon Council. They say that the scheme would burn more than 90 per cent of the household rubbish currently sent to landfill at Deepmoor, near Torrington.Energy from the scheme would be used to supply heat and power to other planned developments at Seven Brethren, including the new North Devon College, a new leisure centre and a Tesco supermarket.