Monthly Archives: May 2013

Lamerton against Solar Array – Letter to Tavi Times.

The following was published in this weeks Tavistock Times:-   I read with interest Dr. Gary Vanstone’s letter in your 23rd May edition regarding solar panel planning applications.  The main thrust of his letter was that West Devon Borough Council … Continue reading

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Lifton Farm Shop Wind Turbine – Planning Committee date.

I understand that the WDBC Planning Committee meeting to discuss the Lifton Farm Shop application 00063/2013 will now be deferred to the 9th July Meeting.  But this will be confirmed in due course.

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Bray Shop under attack – Meeting

Sorry for the short notice but the meeting is at 7.30pm this evening (Thursday 30th May) and will be held at South Hill Village Hall, Golberdon, PL17 7ND. Everyone interested is welcome to attend.

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Bray Shop under attack

The plight of the villagers of Bray Shop and the surrounding area has been brought to my attention by one of its residents and the situation is as follows:- Trefinnick Farm. PA12/07093. This is an already approved 5mW solar farm. … Continue reading

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Wind Turbine Application for South Tawton – 00512/2013

Murex/Aardvark have submitted an application to erect a 67m (Ground to Tip) 500kW wind turbine at SX664 950. This location is only 400m from the Dartmoor National Park Boundary! The grid location is given as the site has no specific … Continue reading

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Letter to Tavistock Times – Renewable Energy and West Devon Borough Council.

In case you didn’t see this the following letter was printed by the Tavistock Times last week and was written by our Chairman Dr G. Vanstone:- Renewable Energy and WDBC For over two years now MABRAKE have been asking West … Continue reading

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Britain in pledge to halve greenhouse gas emissions – Sunday Telegraph

Britain in pledge to halve greenhouse gas emissions Jonathan Leake, Environment Editor Published: 26 May 2013 Ed Davey: energy challenge (Richard Pohle) BRITAIN will slash its carbon emissions by up to 50% by 2030 in a deal that would transform the … Continue reading

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