Wind turbines must be curbed, say protesters
Mr Vizzard explained that his group wants a policy put in place that sets in stone the maximum height of a turbine within a certain distance of a residential property.
Other councils that have set policies on wind turbines include Milton Keynes, which bans any turbines within 1.2km of homes, while councils in Wiltshire and Lincolnshire have also imposed restrictions.
July 9, 2012
in Bolton News
Opponents of a huge wind turbine on the moors above Bolton have called for a blanket ban on similar applications while official guidelines are drawn up.
A campaign group led by Darwen resident Martin Vizzard began their campaign when an application was lodged for a turbine in the town that would be higher than India Mill on land less than 400 feet from his home.
There was widespread opposition to that proposal and it was eventually withdrawn by the applicant, Mrs Gott, of Pleasant View Farm.
But a new application has been submitted for a turbine 20 metres... [continue via Web link]