Heralding Community Rights – Planning Democracy

By Clare Symonds on Sep 11, 2017 06:35 am This week’s Sunday Herald came out in strong support of equal rights of appeal. This is a great boost to the campaign, and the first Scottish national newspaper we know to publicly back the idea. Environment editor Rob Edwards authored an article covering the UN’s plans
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Council says no to turbine extension at Hadyard Hill – Carrick Herald

Pippa Smith, Reporter | South Ayrshire Council have objected to plans to extend a wind farm near Dailly. And now the final decision will rest with the Scottish Government. The council opposed the building of 22 turbines at the existing Hadyard Hill wind farm, near Dailly and Barr. It became operational in 2006 and already
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Planners accused of not listening to community – Press and Journal

By Iain Ramage Highland councillors are being steered by their officials to “raise no objection” to a Caithness wind farm – despite a 500-plus signature petition against the scheme. That number objected to the latest Caithness proposal by Eon for the Golticlay site near Lybster. Members of the north planning committee will be consulted on
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