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Aylesbury Vale will not get a giant wind turbine towering over it – much to delight of campaigners 

Credit:  17 January 2013 | www.thametoday.co.uk ~~

Plans for a 101m wind turbine near Aylesbury have been thrown out by district councillors.

Jeremy Elgin wanted to build the structure, which would have been bigger than Big Ben, at his farm in Ford.

But this afternoon members of Aylesbury Vale District Council’s development control committee refused planning permission for the turbine.

Mr Elgin has vowed to appeal against the decision.

Before the meeting, opponents of the scheme had protested outside the council’s offices.

They will now have to await the outcome of any appeal.

For more on the story pick up a copy of next week’s Bucks Herald.

Source:  17 January 2013 | www.thametoday.co.uk

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