Ministers snub calls for new wind turbine rules
There is currently no set minimum limit on how close wind turbines can be built to homes, roads and public rights of way. Last September, a Government planning inspector allowed an appeal to build five turbines at Spalding airfield, near Howden.
One of the turbines at the site will stand just 750m from the nearest residential property.
At the same time, the inspector also rejected a separate seven- turbine scheme for another site at Spaldington after claiming it would create an "unpleasant, overwhelming and oppressive" outlook for people living nearby.
The inspector's decisions... read more
- 19:54 The Guardian view on Labour’s European campaign: vital message at a...
- 19:49 Help Mary, 93, find the hero who slipped her £20 after her handbag...
- 19:48 Biggest ever dinosaur footprints found in France
- 19:48 Barclays faces higher recruitment bill for new boss Jes Staley
- 19:47 Fifa sponsors demand ‘independent oversight’ of reform process
- 19:46 The Guardian view on political partners: very special advisers
- 19:46 We bailed out the banks. Now let’s bail out the planet
- 19:38 LeBron James says NBA will be 'pretty weird' without Kobe Bryant
- 19:36 Jack Grealish still training with Aston Villa Under 21s as Remi...
- 19:19 The rise of the Instagram baby! Bizarre trend sees parents naming...