[ exact phrase in "" • ~10 sec • results by date ]

[ Google-powered • results by relevance ]


LOCATION/TYPE

News Home
Archive
RSS

Subscribe to RSS feed

Add NWW headlines to your site (click here)

Sign up for daily updates

Keep Wind Watch online and independent!

Donate $10

Donate $5

Selected Documents

All Documents

Research Links

Alerts

Press Releases

FAQs

Publications & Products

Photos & Graphics

Videos

Allied Groups

Paxman’s people tell the nation about Winwick  

Credit:  Rugby Advertiser, www.rugbyadvertiser.co.uk 29 September 2011 ~~

The current affairs programme Newsnight has put the national spotlight on the tiny hamlet of Winwick as the debate about plans for a wind farm rages on.

The BBC was out and about filming for an edition of the show which was broadcast on Wednesday last week.

The programme was looking at the new localism bill, which was designed to give local people more power, but critics have argued it will give developers more control.

The hamlet, near West Haddon, has 70 residents.

It is currently fighting a planning application by the energy firm E.On for a wind farm made up of seven turbines.

Interviewed as part of the piece was the leader of Daventry District Council, Cllr Chris Millar and the town’s MP Chris Heaton-Harris alongside Winwick residents Sue and Trevor Sherman.

Mrs Sherman said: “Our David and Goliath struggle against E.ON has definitely hit a national nerve.

“Many people are watching what happens in Winwick with tremendous interest.”

The application for the 126.5 metre turbines is due to be determined following a planning inquiry.

Source:  Rugby Advertiser, www.rugbyadvertiser.co.uk 29 September 2011

This article is the work of the source indicated. Any opinions expressed in it are not necessarily those of National Wind Watch.

Wind Watch relies entirely
on User Funding
Donate $5 PayPal Donate

Share:


News Watch Home

Get the Facts Follow Wind Watch on Twitter

Wind Watch on Facebook

Share

CONTACT DONATE PRIVACY ABOUT SEARCH
© National Wind Watch, Inc.
Use of copyrighted material adheres to Fair Use.
"Wind Watch" is a registered trademark.
Share

Wind Watch on Facebook

Follow Wind Watch on Twitter