Category: utilities

Woodborough turbine review fails

CAMPAIGNERS against the proposed wind turbine at Woodborough Park Farm are considering yet another appeal, after a judicial review of the case rejected most of their arguments. The planned turbine, with a 50m high mast and an¬†overall height of 66.5m,…

Green Day showcases eco products

LAMBLEY’S FIRST ‘Green Day’, held on Saturday 25 June 2011, attracted a range of exhibitors showcasing environmental products and technologies from biodiesel to ground-source heat pumps. Organised by the Lambley Parish Plan Group and local MP Mark Spencer, the event…

Public meeting opposes turbine

A PUBLIC meeting in Woodborough last night (21 June 2011) resolved to oppose the application for planning permission for a wind turbine at Woodborough Park Farm. Organised by Wacat, Woodborough and Calverton against Turbines, the meeting attracted about 220 people…

Turbine campaign turns up pressure

CAMPAIGNERS against the proposed wind turbine at Woodborough Park Farm will hold a public meeting in Woodborough Village Hall on Tuesday 21 June at 8pm. The group has also been making door-to-door deliveries of leaflets and pro-forma letters of objection…

Turbine farm stages open day

THE FARM at the centre of the Woodborough wind turbine controversy, Woodborough Park Farm, is taking part in Open Farm Sunday this weekend, 12 June 2011. Across the country, hundreds of farms are opening their gates to the public to…

Windfarm wars hit Woodborough

A CONTROVERSIAL plan to erect a 67m wind turbine near Woodborough has passed a planning hurdle, with the approval of the proposal this evening by Woodborough Parish Council. After empassioned statements from both councillors and members of the public, the…

Lambley to go green for a day

ENERGY CONSERVATION and carbon footprints are hot topics for many people these days, driven by a combination of rising fuel costs and concerns about global climate change. Now Lambley is taking a lead in ecological awareness by holding its first…

Work starts on housing development

PRELIMINARY site clearance began today on Taylor Wimpey Homes‘s large housing development at Spring Lane, called Lime Tree Gardens. The development, on part of the site of the old Gedling Colliery spoil heap, is expected to be under construction until…

Power cut shuts Lambley Primary

A POWER CUT has forced the closure of Lambley Primary School today. The loss of electricity overnight, which also affected other properties in the village,¬†meant the school has too cold for staff and pupils to work, according to headteacher Chris…