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Saddle Hill - Planning Committee date postponed

Date: Thu 27th August, 2015.

The applicants, Wind Prospect, have been granted a time extension to provide more information to Angus Planning Department regarding noise issues and therefore this application will NOT be considered at the Development Standards Committee Meeting in Forfar on 15th September.

As soon as a firm date is available for this case to be considered up-to-date information will be placed on this site to enable as many people as possible to make arrangements to attend the meeting.

Coming to a field near you??

Date: Sun 5th August, 2012.

If you live in Angus, and have not seen this web-site before, read on -but then tell your neighbour!!

People are often surprised and upset when a wind turbine or, worse, a cluster of turbines appears in a field near their home. Current planning regulations do not require you to be notified when a farmer or landowner proposes to plant one of these devices near you, apart from an easily missed couple of lines of generally meaningless small-print in the weekly council notices. This web-site has been set up to give you the earliest possible warning about potential and actual applications, as well as those which have been approved, refused, or withdrawn. There is information about each planning application and advice on How to object.pdf

Saddle Hill: Planning Committe to Decide

Date: Tue 9th June, 2015.

A date has now been set for the Angus Development Standards Committee to decide on the Saddle Hill windfarm application.

A Barbed Threat
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Bairds Malt applies for 77m turbine on edge of Arbroath

Date: Fri 9th January, 2015.

Planning application 14/01067/FULL for wind turbine close to caravan park, just 750m from the sea-shore.

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Glen Isla threatened with industrialisation.

Date: Fri 28th November, 2014.

Wind Prospect and EDF of France move to the next stage in ruining the beauty of the Angus Glens by submitting a planning application (14/00947/EIAM) for 14 wind turbines, each 115m (377ft), on Saddle Hill, north of Kilry.

crown of thorns

The proposed site is just to the east of Drumderg wind farm and would be highly visible across wide stretches of Strathmore, with turbines some 35m (111ft) taller than Ark Hill and taller than those at Drumderg!

People from around the Glens are united in their response to this latest threat to the Angus Glens and you can visit their website 'Glen Isla Against Turbines' by visiting

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