Useful Links

General information:

windbyte.co.uk: An invaluable site which provides information on the numbers and locations of wind power proposals in the North East of England and South East Scotland. www.windbyte.co.uk

 

How do wind farms affect housing values: www.windbyte.co.uk/housing.html

 

Britain’s high energy prices: the folly of wind power:  an article by Ruth Lea

Ruth Lea The Folly of Wind Power 2011-10

 

Wind farms can seriously damage your health
: www.youtube.com/watch?v=IEh3sooKU8A

 

See also a report from some academics in Australia EXPLICIT CAUTIONARY NOTICE

 

Noise issues:

Davis v Fenland Windfarms Ltd and Others:  Jane Davis won her court case against Fenland Windfarms from noise caused by wind turbines.  It is expected that the outcome of this case could impact on future wind farm developments.

www.spaldingtoday.co.uk/news/crime-and-courts/wind_farm_noise_nuisance_couple_speak_of_relief_1_3310468

 

A letter from Vestas, leading manufacturers of wind turbines, who are worried about the regulation of low frequency noise from turbines – they have not got a solution betterplan.squarespace.com/todays-special/tag/wind-turbine-sound

 

 

Thousands of people living near wind turbines could find their lives blighted by the noise, researchers have warned:

http://www.thesundaytimes.co.uk/sto/public/sitesearch.do?querystring=Thousands+at+risk+of+turbine+hum+&sectionId=1914&p=sto&bl=on&pf=all

 

 

Scottish Borders Council: www.scotborders.gov.uk

 

Members of the Scottish Borders Planning Committee:  Councillors J. B. Houston (Chairman), J. Brown, N. Calvert, J. Fullarton, J. Hume, T. Jones, G. Logan, J. Mitchell, D. Moffat, C. Riddell-Carre, R. Smith, N. Watson, T. Weatherston.

www.scotborders.gov.uk/info/790/council_constitution_and_standing_orders

/482/committee_profiles

 

Scottish Borders Council: Supplementary Planning Guidance for Wind farms May 2011 www.scotborders.gov.uk/downloads/file/290/wind_energy

Other Lobby Groups opposed to the proliferation of wind farms:

Sustain a beautiful East Lothian: www.sabel.uk.net/

No more turbines in the Lammermuirs: www.savethelammermuirs.com

Middleton Burn Action Group : Against the development of a windfarm on Swinhoe Farm, Northumberland     www.middletonburnactiongroup.co.uk

wingatesnotwindfarms.com

 

Letters to the Press:

www.scotsman.com/news/letters/letters_damaging_view_of_wind_farm_policy_1_2042610

 

www.berwickshirenews.co.uk/community/letters-to-the-editor/a_windfarm_too_far_or_far_too_near_1_1813521

 

www.berwickshirenews.co.uk/community/letters-to-the-editor/response_to_blackmains_wind_farm_concerns_1_2048545

 

www.berwickshirenews.co.uk/community/letters-to-the-editor/why_won_t_enertrag_listen_1_2038235

 

www.berwickshirenews.co.uk/community/letters-to-the-editor/science_never_delivers_absolute_truth_1_2048554