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Displaying items by tag: wind turbines - CPRE Oxfordshire
Monday, 17 June 2013 12:50

Windfarms - Some common sense at last?

Changes to planning rules could help safeguard Oxfordshire, with greater weight to be given to protecting landscapes and increased investment in local communities.

Published in News archive
Thursday, 13 June 2013 10:17

A fair wind?

Government report on wind turbines calls for fairer deal for local communities.   A good move, but right development in right place should still take priority over 'bribes'.

Published in News archive
Monday, 19 November 2012 14:50

We care about energy

It’s almost impossible to consider modern life without electricity. With more people wanting more electricity, the subjects of how we generate it and how to use it more wisely was never more important than now.

Published in The issues

Hot on the heels of the application to erect a wind turbine at Henton we are now faced with an even bigger single turbine proposed at Ford, just over the Oxfordshire border in Buckinghamshire. And we don't want that one either!

Published in News archive
Monday, 08 October 2012 13:36

Wind turbine at Henton? No thanks.

Henton, near Chinnor in South Oxfordshire could be the site of a 90 foot high wind turbine if developers have their way. They have submitted a planning application to erect the structure at Rowan Farm, Henton.

Published in News archive
Monday, 22 August 2011 08:39

What we think about wind turbines

Wind turbines can be beneficial in capturing CO2-free energy, but in a county like Oxfordshire, where winds are light and sporadic, we don’t think they’re appropriate.

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