PLANS to build an incinerator near Andover have been scrapped, the Advertiser can reveal.

The US firm Wheelabrator was understood to have been facing increased pressures from campaigning groups and cancelled public meetings earlier this year.

Sources said the company had clearly ‘bitten off more than it could chew’.

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- Plans for new treatment centre at hospital axed

- Man in court on attempted murder charge after Valentine’s Day stabbing

- Stroke survivor opening new art exhibition

- Teens from Basingstoke ‘gang’ arrested after park robbery

- Ocado boss lands £54million bonus

- A round-up of the latest cases from magistrates’ court

- Two pages of YOUR letters

- Two pages of local sport

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