Useful Links

General information: 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.


How do wind farms affect housing values:


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


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.


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



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



Scottish Borders Council:


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.



Scottish Borders Council: Supplementary Planning Guidance for Wind farms May 2011

Other Lobby Groups opposed to the proliferation of wind farms:

Sustain a beautiful East Lothian:

No more turbines in the Lammermuirs:

Middleton Burn Action Group : Against the development of a windfarm on Swinhoe Farm, Northumberland


Letters to the Press: