[ 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

Wind turbine plan for Trinity Hill  

Credit:  Pulman's Weekly News | 20 November 2012 | www.axminster-today.co.uk ~~

A planning application is soon to be submitted for the erection of a wind turbine on Trinity Hill, near Axminster.
If permission is granted by East Devon District Council, the 71 metre-high turbine will be sited at Hartgrovehill in the parish of Musbury. The planning application is being submitted by Hugh Massy-Birch, owner of the Country Covers, suppliers of outdoor endurance clothing.
Details on his plans were revealed at an open meeting of neighbours and interested parties attended by more than 40 people.
Mr Massy-Birch told Pulman’s View that the project had been two years in the planning stage.
He said he wanted to erect a wind turbine to provide green energy for his business, particularly as his current electricity transformer was not big enough.
Mr Massy-Birth staged an open afternoon for neighbours and all those interested on Thursday of last week to view display boards of the project showing the turbine viewed from various locations from five metres around the site.
Mr Massy-Birch said that no one lived within 500 meetings of the proposed turbine, although he accepted there might be an issue with noise.
He said that East Devon planners were aware of his plans and that he expected to submit a formal application before Christmas.
FROM page 1
The turbine would take nine months to build, probably in Germany, and it would be at least two years before it was erected if permission was granted.
Mr Massy-Birth thought many who attended the open meeting were surprised that the turbine would not have such a visual impact as they might expect because of the lie of the land on Trinity Hill.
Mrs Jane Bishop, the clerk to Musbury Parish Council, said members had attended the open afternoon and she expected the matter to be discussed at the council’s next meeting on December 10th.

Source:  Pulman's Weekly News | 20 November 2012 | www.axminster-today.co.uk

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