Archive for November, 2008

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Bicker house blighted by turbines

Published Date: 12 August 2008 A FAMILY living near a part-constructed wind farm is experiencing the same problems that plagued the Davises at Deeping St Nicholas. Seven of the 13 turbines planned for Bicker Fen are up and working but neighbouring couple Steve and Lorraine Rashleigh are horrified by the noise. Mr Rashleigh, of North […]

And You Thought It Was Just Turbines…

In this week’s Okehampton Times, the Appeal Notification in respect of the Den Brook Wind Farm at North Tawton. A stark reminder of what else is involved apart from the turbines. Appeal Notification 8250/2005/OKE "To erect 9 wind turbines, electricity transformers, control building, wind monitoring mast and to construct access tracks, crane hardstandings and associated […]

GONE WITH THE WIND

By Harry Mount, UK Daily Mail, Saturday, March 10, 2007   On a sunny spring morning, Deeping St Nicholas provides a perfect snapshot of English country life. The only buildings that break the flat horizon of the Lincolnshire fens are silver-grey church spires and neat red-brick farmhouses, around which are clustered barns and silos. A […]

V V A S P Organises Drop In Information Sessions

V V A S P the pro-renewable energy group has organised three drop in information sessions so that Vale residents can get additional information about the proposed windfarm. With ScottishPower Renewables reported in the Evesham Observer this week that they expect to be submitting a planning application early next year, this is an opportunity not […]

Luff listens to VVASP- MP Visits Site of Proposed Power Plant

Luff listens to VVASP. Monday 17th November Peter Luff MP met with representatives from VVASP  (Vale Villages Against ScottishPower renewables) and Karen Lumley PPC for Redditch at Handgate Farm, the centre of the site on which ScottishPower Renewables propose to construct TEN x 125 metre wind turbines. Peter Luff had questions regarding the location of […]

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