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Residents protest over plans for landfill site

Residents in Shepshed, a Leicestershire town, are fighting proposals to turn a derelict quarry into a landfill site and materials recycling facility (MRF).Leicestershire County Council has accepted plans from waste firm Biffa to use the Newhurst quarry, adjacent to the M1 motorway, as a landfill site and MRF.Speaking to MRW, Labour Party county councillor Kevin Parker said that the development would by detrimental for other businesses coming to the area ...