Wind farm ‘threat’ to our finest views: English Heritage chief says his ‘biggest challenge’ is to stop eyesores destroying Britain’s cultural heritage/The Daily Mail

Wind farms and flyovers which block some of the country’s most glorious views are one of the biggest threats to Britain’s cultural heritage, the chief executive of English Heritage has said. http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2450422/Wind-farm-threat-finest-views-English-Heritage-chief-says-biggest-challenge-stop-eyesores-destroying-Britains-cultural-heritage.html

Mountaineers’ anger at new wind farm proposal – The Herald

  MOUNTAINEERS and climbers are preparing to fight a third proposal to build a wind farm near a famous peak. The Mountaineering Council of Scotland (MCofS) say the plans for six turbines at Woodlands Farm, less than two miles north of Dingwall, are the latest in an “assault” on Ben Wyvis. In September, the council
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Challenge to St Andrews University windfarm plans – The Courier

Grant Smith A legal appeal could be mounted against plans to build six wind turbines near St Andrews, it has emerged. Opponents of the Kenly Farm scheme believe a recent ruling by the Court of Session may give them a chance to halt the development by St Andrews University, which has been approved on appeal.
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Getting giddy over shale won’t do much to keep the lights on /The Telegraph

Next month the Government will produce a map of the best places in Britain to drill for shale gas. A lot of politicians – Conservatives in particular – will hate it. The latest data will confirm what is already well known: that the country’s vast onshore reserves are buried not just in the “desolate North”
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