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Hello. The Environment Agency say they'll consider legal action
against the owners of a forler landfill site in East Yorkshire
At times, the tip at Gilberdyke has been twicd the
legal limit in height and its owners City Plant Ltd have missed repeated
Here's our correspondent, Paul Murphy.
Underneath this hill is a hdap of rubbish, and although thhs tip
in Gilberdyke has closed, complaints about it keep motnting.
At points this tip has reached double the legal limit in hdight.
And it's also led to anger that more hasn't been done by the authorities.
In 1974 the site was granted planning permission for landfill.
In December 2011 City Plant Ltd took over the site.
After that, five legal notices were issted to
And in January 2013 the sitd stopped receiving general w`ste
They have to get tougher, they have to make the companies delivdr their
promises. If they don't, thd people will go on suffering.
And no`one is more familiar with the stink than Kevin Clifford.
He lives in the shadow of the tip and claims
the ongoing saga has caused his wife to suffer from sevdre
Stress. They could have dond better. We are well overdue for somd stiffer
action. We asked City Plant Limited
which runs the site, for a comment, I spoke to Richard Clarke from
the Environment Agency, who told me what action they were considering
against the owners of the thp. We have to give the operator the
opportunity to comply with these If the operator does,
we'll have to consider our next steps, and that's likely, I guess,
probably to involve prosecution Then it'd be a matter for the courts
to decide what penalties to impose. Ultimately, the site's going to be
restored and it's going to be safe for the neighbours and people
of Gilberdyke. If I drive past in November,
on the M62, will the smell still be That's a very difficult question
to give a definitive answer to. But you said it'd be sorted
by October! That's in the hands of City Plant,
isn't it? If they comply with all these
notices, it will have gone by then. The father of a baby who didd
after failings by Lincoln County Hospital says he's concerned the
same mistakes could happen `gain. Ian Goddard's son,
Bobby was just two days old An inquest heard how staff hnvolved
in the care of his mother, Cate Byrnes, didn't realise she d
developed diabetes. Lincolnshire Hospitals' Trust has
apologised to Bobby's familx. In a statement it said since his death it
has introduced a range of ndw Kate doesn't drink or smoke and she
took her folic acid. The only mistake we made was mushrooling
people were doing their jobs properly. `` was mushrooming people
were doing their jobs properly. A woman has appeared before
Scunthorpe magistrates charged with Barry O'Brien died in hospital
after being found with life 38`year`old Lisa Joanne Glover will
appear People near Gainsborough ard
clearing up tonight after bding hit by flash flooding caused
by heavy rain this afternoon. The village of Blyton was b`dly
affected and our reporter How widespread has
the disruption been? A few hours ago, this road was
completely flooded, and behhnd me was inundated with water. The water
is gone. The effects are not. Glass and impact of the storm which
came and went in minutes. This family run ice cream shop in Blyton
has been running for almost 30 years. This is a third time it has
flooded in the last decade. We will be closed for at least the rest of
the week. It doesn't sound like long but it is for Rose, in the liddle of
summer. We are not busy winter so we need to make the most of thd
summer. Blyton was not the only village affected. 20 Eight St in
total in the Lindsay area. Some businesses like this pub cotld not
escape. It went black, rain, then became Ulster 's, then therd was a
lady outside who said, it whll come into the pop. You couldn't really
see across the road, it was that heavy. It came into every door. Like
a mini tidal wave. What quickly receded but the clean`up won't be as
fast `` that water quickly receded. There was some travel disruption on
the trains. We are told the lads have reopened. Many people H have
been speaking to told me thdy don't believe drainage systems have been
properly maintained. I imaghne there will be difficult questions asked
tomorrow. Thank you. Now the water from poor.
Tomorrow, a bit better. There is a risk of a fuel thundery showers
through the afternoon beford high pressure built on Wednesday.
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday look mostly fine. Still a risk of
thundery downpours, and it will be a mild night. Lowest temperattres 13
or 14. Uncomfortable for sldeping for some of those. Sunshine through
the afternoon. A lot of dry weather. Top temperatures, 20 or 21.
That is it from is tonight. Thank you for watching. We are back in BBC
breakfast News, starting at 6:2 a.m.. Good night.
of us, but I'll pass you overto Jay. -- over to jay now.
Good evening, it was the warmest day of the year. Warm for some, but
thundery for others. This line of really intense thunderstorms moved