Tag: Hedon Blog

Hedon Blog Review 2015

ONE of the biggest issues of 2015 to impact upon the town – at least as far as external media is concerned (newspapers, radio and TV) is the ongoing saga of sordid stinks from Yorkshire Water and the campaign by local people to tackle them. After more than […]

Meeting Yorkshire Water… and the Foul Odours-Protest-Investment conspiracy theory!

A pattern has emerged throughout the history of the Saltend works which sees odour incidents followed by a public outcry, and then Yorkshire Water invests in a solution. In fact a cynic would say that odour incidents have provided the context for expansion of the site. The time has now come to search for a solution that doesn’t satisfy Yorkshire Water’s capacity and investment problems – but instead looks at it from the point of view of local residents, and the needs and necessities of local communities and businesses.