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Welcome to the 'No Laybrook Landfill' Campaign website, created by Thakeham Village Action (TVA) to raise awareness of and encourage support for our fight against a rubbish landfill tip at Laybrook brickworks (where's that?).

Cory Environmental propose to dispose of 4.1 million tonnes of rotting, stinking waste at Laybrook, damaging our health and environment for decades, if not centuries to come.

Please take a look around the website to find out more including how you can help make the 'No Laybrook Landfill' Campaign a success.

Campaign Video

Campaigners against the landfill have put together this video that highlights some of the key issues with landfill and the proposal for Laybrook.

Latest News

11th April 2014 - WSCC Waste Local Plan Adopted
On 11th April 2014 West Sussex finally adopted its Waste Local Plan with its stated strategy of "zero waste to landfill by 2031". This means the threat of a rotting rubbish landfill site at Laybrook should finally have disappeared. Your views have made a difference.

16th April 2013 - WSCC Waste Local Plan Update
The next stage of West Sussex County Council's process to formulate its Waste Local Plan - to hold an Inspector-led public examination into the soundness of the Plan - has been announced. TVA will be participating in the examination, due to start on 2nd July, to argue that WSCC could move faster to zero waste to landfill than WSCC claims and to firmly challenge the Inspector's question "if the plan is found unsound ... would it be appropriate to move straight to the inclusion in the plan of Laybrook Quarry?"

10th July 2012 - Help Keep Landfill Off The Agenda
West Sussex County Council (WSCC) is currently holding a consultation period on the Waste Local Plan to cater for waste management until 2031. By highlighting planning objectives and by allocating preferred sites, it will lead to private companies submitting planning applications for new waste management centres.(more...)