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2008-08-14 09:00:39

By KELLEY PRICE LANDFILL tax rises show no signs of slowing and Teesside firms are feeling the pinch. But a growing number of environmental projects are striking gold on the back of the Government's first green tax on dumping waste. Every year a small fortune is given away to projects designed to improve those communities living with landfill sites on their doorsteps, under the Landfill Tax Credits scheme. The tax, which hit in 1996, was an attempt to encourage businesses to find...

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  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.