Come and Support MABRAKE!

Coombe Sculpture Garden

The garden is open Friday, Saturday and Sunday until the 3rd July. Opening times 11am until 5pm. Most of the funds raised will go to MABRAKE to help fund on-going campaigns to protect our part of West Devon.

We have the following special events:
19th June: A special Father’s Day lunch including the favourite Chicken Pie!

2nd July: An evening visit to the garden followed by a concert by the jazz and blues singer and guitarist Gareth Hedges. Also a glass of wine and a piece of our Coombe cake!
Garden open from 5.30pm
Concert begins at 7pm

Tickets £10 – book in advance by phoning 01822870208 or emailing gv@stoneventures.co.uk
COME AND SUPPORT US!

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Wind farm industry admits that England’s not windy enough | Daily Mail Online

Hugh McNeal, chief executive of the wind industry’s trade body Renew-ableUK, no less, says onshore turbines in England do not add up because there is insufficient wind.

Source: Wind farm industry admits that England’s not windy enough | Daily Mail Online

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Ramsdown (Tredown Farm) Wind Turbine Appeal Dismissed!

The best news of 2016 has just arrived in that the Inspector has dismissed the Appeal made by Murex against WDBC’s decision to refuse the planning application.

 

For full details click here:- Tredown APPEAL DECISION

Congratulations to everyone who objected!

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Polish Institute of Public Health: wind farm setback recommendations | Friends against wind

“… the Institute recommends 2 km as the minimum distance of wind farms from buildings.”

Source: Polish Institute of Public Health: wind farm setback recommendations | Friends against wind

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Controversial solar farm owners go bust (From Wiltshire Times)

THE owner of a controversial Broughton Gifford solar farm has filed for bankruptcy after racking up billions of dollars’ worth of debt.

Source: Controversial solar farm owners go bust (From Wiltshire Times)

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Blanket turbine area in pipeline – Okehampton Times

THE views of local people and communities have been ignored, according to a local rural countryside protection charity, as proposals have been made to designate the whole of North Devon and Torridge as suitable for wind energy development.

Source: Blanket turbine area in pipeline – Okehampton Times

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Great News! Ridgecombe Farm Wind Turbine appeal refused!

Delighted to tell you that the Ridgecombe Farm wind turbine appeal has been refused.

 

For full details see Ridgecombe APPEAL DECISION

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