North-east community faces fresh fears over its beach – Press and Journal

  By David Proctor A tiny north-east community has raised fresh fears that its beach will become a windfarm landing site. Giant offshore cables could land at Sandend Bay with the company behind the project choosing the potential area for its onshore infrastructure. The beach, which is a renowned surfing hotspot, is right in the
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Inquiry under way into plans for wind farm near Hawick – Southern Reporter

By Kirsty Smyth A public inquiry has begun into plans for a 15-turbine wind farm south east of Hawick. The hearing into the proposed Birneyknowe development opened at Minto Golf Club today, March 7, following a two-day postponement due to the recent wintry weather. County Durham firm Banks Renewables wants to erect 15 turbines up
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