Residents from St Andrews and surrounding communities are gathering together to hold a meeting to save St Andrews from industrial wind farm development. The meeting will be held at the Town Hall Supper Room, Queens Gardens, St Andrews, starting from 6:30pm.

Saving St Andrews poster

Saving St Andrews poster

This is our last chance to try and make the Scottish Government understand that the majority of local people in the East Neuk and St Andrews do not want industrial wind turbines on every horizon. The turbines would blight the countryside, kill birds and bats, and drive tourists away as well as endangering the health of people living near to the sites.

Guest speakers will be in attendance, which includes presentations from;

  • Graham Lang
  • David Middleton
  • Penny Uprichard
  • John Mayhew

The organisers hope you will be able to attend the meeting at the Town Hall Supper Room, Queens Gardens, St Andrews, starting from 6:30pm.


3 Comments

Kim Terry · April 21, 2013 at 3:53 pm

What date will this be held on? There is a time but no date for information.

    SAS web admin · April 21, 2013 at 4:13 pm

    I believe it was held on the 16th April. I apologise no date was included, we will double check future postings to ensure all details are provided for events. If you are interested in the developments planned for the St Andrews area, we can put you in touch with the environmental protection groups operating within the area.

Linda Holt · April 21, 2013 at 5:37 pm

It was a very well-attended meeting in St Andrews with excellent speakers, and it was the the first one I’ve ever seen attended by a Courier journalist (who went without supper to go along!). Unfortunately the excellent report Mike Alexander wrote for Saturday’s paper is not (yet) available online.
It was interesting (but also depressing) to hear about the difficulties with planning faced by people who oppose other kinds of development apart from wind farms. The attack on St Andrews’ green belt and the wish to save St Andrews from being spoilt by excessive, intrusive development struck a chord with anti-windfarmers. SAS recruited a few more members as well I think. Anyone interested in Penny Uprichard’s heroic legal struggle against the Fife Structure plan should visit her website: http://www.savingstandrews.org.uk

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