Neighbourhood Notification – Petition

You will all remember Aileen Jackson’s Petition calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to consider a change in planning regulations to enable an increase in the current neighbour notification distance of 20 metres in relation to wind turbine planning applications. http://www.scottish.parliament.uk/GettingInvolved/Petitions/turbineneighbournotification In response to the petition, Read more…

Helensburgh Appeal for Help

We have recieved an email (published below) from residents on Helensburgh making an appeal for objections. The Helensburgh wind farm application has reached a critical moment. If you have not already objected, could you do so? And fast. Thanks. Argyll and Bute Council has announced that the deadline for representations Read more…

Wind turbines Windmapped….

In our last newsletter, John Mackay (author of Scotland’s Beauty at Risk) took a look at the shortcomings of the currently available data sets on turbine numbers in Scotland. Having seen the inability/unwillingness of the Scottish Government to provide accurate data on how widespread wind turbine developments are, and failings Read more…