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Decision soon on controversial wind farm plan 

One of the controversial planning applications for wind farms in Northumberland will be decided later this month, council chiefs announced last night.

The bid for 10 turbines at Wandylaw, near North Charlton, north of Alnwick, will be considered by Berwick Council’s planning committee on October 23.

The scheme, proposed by developers RidgeWind Ltd, is one of a number of bids for wind farms in the area that have sparked massive opposition from the rural community over the past 12 months. Earlier this year Northumberland County Council’s planning and regulation committee agreed to raise no strategic objection to the Wandylaw application, nor to oppose npower renewable’s bid for 18 turbines at nearby Middlemoor.

Then a study by consultants Ove Arup for the North-East Assembly said the area could accommodate 100 megawatts of wind energy.

The Wandylaw application will be the only item on the agenda at the meeting, taking place at 6pm at Berwick High School.

A copy of the report will shortly be on the council’s website at www.berwickupontweed.gov.uk and copies will also be available at the council offices.

Yesterday the council said the remaining wind farm applications for Barmoor, Toft Hill and Moorsyde are likely to be considered at a planning meeting in December.

The Journal – Newcastle-upon-Tyne

9 October 2007

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