Tag: protest

Extinction Rebellion March

Extinction Rebellion Protestors are nearing the end of their 8 week March from the south of England up to Glasgow ahead of the COP26 and they are set to pass through Blantyre. Around 30 climate activists set off from London on 8th September on a march up to Glasgow, passing through Lockerbie, Johnstonebridge, Moffat, Abington, […]

Exclusive: Whistleberry Incinerator gets the go ahead

The Scottish Government yesterday gave the go-ahead for a Biomass Incinerator Plant to be built on the fringes of Blantyre. Clean Power Properties controversial proposal was for a £50m biomass pyrolysis-type incinerator (8MW Advanced Combustion Technology Facility) intended to treat “Mixed Source Waste (MSW) and Commercial and Industrial (C&I), i.e the burning of waste to create […]