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Communities invited to form united response to Angus/Perthshire windfarm plans  

Credit:  By Mark Mackay | The Courier | 29 March 2014 | www.thecourier.co.uk ~~

Communities along the Perth and Kinross and Angus border will come together next month to consider the threat posed to their landscape by windfarm development.

The process began in 2007 with the construction of the 16-turbine Drumderg windfarm and the four-turbine Welton of Creuchies farm near Alyth will soon follow.

They are far from the only proposals for the once unspoilt landscape where the two regions meet and concerns over over development are now rife.

Plans for seven-turbine farms at Bamff and Tullymurdoch have been rejected by Perth and Kinross and Angus councils, but those decisions are being appealed by developers.

Just this week, Wind Prospect Development delivered details of its 14-turbine plan for Saddle Hill near Kilry to the local authorities, with a public exhibition to take place in June.

And another plan is that for the Backwater Reservoir, near Kirriemuir, which could become the site of up to 18 turbines, though that development is still in the early stages.

In light of so much attention from green energy firms, communities from both Perth and Kinross and Angus will join at a public meeting in Glenisla Village Hall on Thursday April 10 at 7pm.

They will discuss the proliferation of windfarms, attempt to reach a consensus of opinion about development and to decide how the community should respond to the proposals laid out for Saddle Hill.

Source:  By Mark Mackay | The Courier | 29 March 2014 | www.thecourier.co.uk

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