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15/07/2016

Appeal: Blackshaw turbines would jar with existing wind farm landscape

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A reporter has refused permission for a six-turbine wind farm at Blackshaw Farm in West Kilbride as the scheme would be discordant with an existing wind farm.

Reporter Danny Onn noted that the appeal site sits within an area of rolling hills and upland farmland on the southern fringes of the Clyde-Muirshiel Regional Park – an area that is “visually dominated” by the existing Androssan wind farm.

Onn said that as guidance in the Landscape Capacity Study for Wind Farm Development in North Ayrshire states that there is no scope for large typ.....Sign Up or Login to read full article

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