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Shavington wind turbine application refused by Cheshire East Council  

Credit:  by Rhiannon Cooke, Crewe Chronicle, www.crewechronicle.co.uk 1 September 2010 ~~

Protestors are celebrating after a proposal to build a wind turbine in Shavington was refused by councillors.

At today’s (Wednesday) Southern Planning Committee meeting the application for a wind turbine planned for Blakelow Business Park was refused because Cheshire East councillors decided it would have a negative visual impact and because of the impact on residential amenity due to the closeness of the proposed site.

Many of those against the proposal staged a protest outside Crewe Municipal Buildings before the meeting took place.

For the full report see next week’s edition of the Chronicle.

Source:  by Rhiannon Cooke, Crewe Chronicle, www.crewechronicle.co.uk 1 September 2010

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