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SALTAG Dissolution

Important Notice A proposal was made and unanimously agreed upon by the committee and AGM attendees to dissolve SALTAG and merge with MABRAKE (Milton Abbot, BRadstone and KElly) local action group. It is the decision of the committee and AGM … Continue reading

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Annual General Meeting 2019

Notice of Annual General Meeting To be held in the Blue Lion Lewdown rear room, November 13th at 7:30pm All members welcome. Please email us if you plan to attend so we can arrange the seating. Many thanks. See you … Continue reading

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Real Time UK Electricity Sources

How is the UK ever going to achieve the stated target of 0% fossil when the real time meters below just how dependent we are on gas and coal? (Sorry abut the formatting – that’s outside of our control.)

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Wind turbines act like ‘super predators’ changing ecosystems by removing birds of prey

It comes as no great surprise to hear this: “We find wind farms have emerging impacts that are greatly underestimated.” The bottom line is that pest populations such as rodents are booming because of wind turbines.   So, rather than benefiting … Continue reading

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NOTICE of ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

Note date change (was 7/11/2018): The 2018 AGM will be held in the Blue Lion, Lewdown at 7.30pm on Wednesday, 14th November, 2018.   Agenda Welcome and apologies for absences Review Minutes of previous meeting Matters arising from Minutes of … Continue reading

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Tamar Valley AONB

The Tamer Valley AONB latest management plan in now at the public consultation stage.  Comments may be may made up until Nov 16th 2018. The documents and comment form can be found at the Tamar Valley AONB website. To submit … Continue reading

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Bats Attracted to Wind Turbines

Recent research by the University of Exeter has demonstrated that bats are attracted to the red lights on wind turbines.  Extrapolated, they estimate that wind turbines are killing 80,000 bats each year.    

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‘Excessive’ green taxes are forcing up fuel bills, official review finds

Green taxes will cost the average household almost £150 from next year, according to energy firms. Prof Helm said this was “significantly higher than it needs to be” to meet the Government’s objectives of cutting down on the use of … Continue reading

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2017 AGM Blue Lion 7:30pm Thurday 2nd November

Just a quick announcement for the SALTAG Annual General Meeting. Agenda – SALTAG The Blue Lion, 7:30pm Nov 2nd 2017 Welcome and apologies for absences Review Minutes of previous meeting Matters arising from Minutes of previous meeting Progress on working … Continue reading

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Britain facing energy crisis that could see families pay extra to keep the lights on while neighbours ‘sit in the dark’

We have been warning about this.  Now it looks like it is going to happen. Renewable energy supplies are so unreliable that you might need to pay even more on top of the subsidy you already pay to have a … Continue reading

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