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The 59-year-old - who fears his home on Hobb Lane, Marchington, could lose £100,000 in value - said: "These things will destroy the landscape. The wind turbines are massive.The noise and the flickering of the blades of the turbines will be a real nuisance."
A family whose lives have been blighted by wind turbine noise have abandoned their Deeping St Nicholas home.
Jane and Julian Davis and daughter Emily had been moving between their home and a "safe house" in Spalding on a daily basis whenever they found noise from the Deeping St Nicholas wind farm unbearable at night.
Now they say they cannot go through another summer of interrupted sleep and are leaving the family home to live long term at a rented house until the situation improves.
A family who suffered from sleepless nights thanks to nearby wind turbines are continuing the fight against the noise.
Jane and Julian Davis, of Deeping St Nicholas, decided to move their family away from the wind farm which was producing a low frequency din that saw them struggle to sleep.
The couple complained to South Holland District Council but were left frustrated after the authority's investigations revealed that they were unable to distinguish between the sound made by the turbines and any other noise.
Mr and Mrs Davis were upset at the findings and say that it makes planning conditions, based on a government report which assesses and rates the noise given off by wind farms, unenforceable.
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He said the noise from the 66-megawatt farm, which is yet to operate at capacity after extensive testing since it was opened last October, has left him a mental wreck, unable to sleep because of the "thudding" noise and liable to burst into tears for no reason.
Noise testing at the site is not due to start until next month.
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Scientists have called for exclusion zones to be set up around new structures after finding that people who live nearby have developed conditions including high blood pressure, insomnia and migraines.
A community completely and bitterly divided over proposals for wind turbines is how Marshland St James was described in Parliament.
MP for North West Norfolk Henry Bellingham called into question the efficiency of small clusters of onshore turbines.
He said: "Putting small clusters of eight, nine or 10 turbines onshore does untold environmental damage, for very little gain ...Government subsidies are effectively being used by developers to achieve what is known locally as the Tesco factor: if one has enough money and one keeps coming back, one will eventually overwhelm the planning inspectorate - and even persuade local people, who have to use their own money to appeal, that it is not worth the fight."
"The pressure being put on our planners is coming from the sheer number of wind turbine applications ...We have already pinpointed areas where turbines could be potentially sited. However, developers are simply ignoring these when making applications which, in turn, is making life more complex for our planning teams."
An energy company has pulled out of plans to build a wind farm in Rhondda due to concerns over noise.
E.On and community group Arts Factory wanted to build the eight-turbine wind farm between the Rhondda Fach and Fawr, near Ferndale.
But E.On said it was worried that the project could potentially pose a "noise nuisance" to nearby homes.
Arts Factory said it was looking for a new partner so that it could continue with the scheme.
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Plans to build a windfarm on the moors above Littleborough have suffered a setback.
An application for the five turbines located just over the border in Yorkshire has been recommended for refusal by Todmorden Town Council.
Coronation Power hopes to build a total of 12 125m turbines at Crook Hill, seven of which are located in Rochdale.
Councillors recommended refusal because they felt the windfarm would damage the moorland, affect walkers, horse riders and cyclists and destroy peat bogs.
The Chesterfield-based company forced a public inquiry after Cherwell councillors unanimously voted against plans to build a £10m wind farm on land at Willowbank Farm, just south of the M40, last April.
And yesterday residents took turns to tell planning inspector John Watson why he should throw out the appeal.