Category Archives: Planning

Cardwell Farm – Update & Planning Documents

Our neighbours fighting the Cardwell farm turbine and who have supported us now need our help. Please read this letter from them copied below. Link to application  and you can find a clone of the Cardwell Farm planning application documents … Continue reading

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Material Considerations

Last night we all gathered together at a Parish Council meeting to listen to the arguments concerning the Wreys Barton turbine application. We heard about the usual legally important things like Cumulative effect, Shadow, Noise, Visual Amenity, Hertitage Assets etc … Continue reading

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Some MP’s do understand the problem we face

In this speech given by Geoffrey Cox, he demonstrates that he truly understands what we are facing and the unfairness in the planning system.   It’s a great read. There is hope for us. SALTAG  have no political party … Continue reading

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Wrey’s Barton Turbine. A poor location?

Using the Government’s own NOABLS model of average wind speed for a height of 45 meters,  shows that from a performance perspective, the the Wrey’s Barton turbine is located in a very poor area. We have overlaid the speed info … Continue reading

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The Planning Process – A Simplified Flowchart

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Murex/RMA required to do EIA

West Devon Borough Council have reached a decision on the screening and scoping opinion and require that Murex execute an Environmental Impact Assessment for the proposed turbine at Wrey’s Barton. Briefly they will be required to report on Ecology Landscape … Continue reading

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Wrey’s Barton Planning Documents

You can read the responses to the screening and scoping review  for the Wrey’s Barton wind turbine here 00951/2014 Documents It might be a good idea to check if your response has been posted to the WDBC web portal.  

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Planning: What are Material Considerations?

If you are thinking about objecting to a Planning Application it is important to stick to these Material Considerations. You should back up your objection with reliable studies and/or data. Anyway, this is what you need to focus on. (Taken from the UK … Continue reading

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