Battle plans on wind farm
Furious residents fighting plans to put the region's first wind farm in Cannock Chase have set up a core group of campaigners to draw up their battle plan.
May 9, 2006
by John Corser
in Express & Star
Five wind turbines could be sited at the Bleak House opencast mining site in Heath Hayes under proposals that have sparked fury among people living nearby.
Campaigners have mounted a firm protest against the scheme - and more than 100 people packed out an emergency meeting in the village on Wednesday.
They have also delivered 1,000 leaflets to homes in the area.
Residents have now decided to set up a core group of campaigners who will meet regularly and will be able to coordinate any action taken.
Keith Faulkner, whose home in Littleworth Road backs on to the land,... [continue via Web link]