Molesworth Wind Farm Action Group
Say NO to the Molesworth Wind Farm - Bythorn, Molesworth, Keyston, Brington, Clopton, Old Weston, Titchmarsh, Catworth, Leighton Bromswold
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RWE ProposalPlanning documents Molesworth Wind Farm NewslettersAction Group AdviceArticlesNot usedOther Wind FarmsScoping documents
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Useful Links
Campaign Groups in Other Areas:
Baumber Wind Farm, BWAGBased in Linclonshire a very useful site, full of info
http://www.bwag.co.uk
Bicton (Kimbolton)
http://www.stopbictonwindfarm.org.uk/
Cotton Farm, Cambs
http://www.stopthewindfarm.org.uk/
Country GuardianUK-wide conservation group
http://www.countryguardian.net
NHWAG - North Hambleton Wind Farm Action GroupDynamic web site with lots of useful links
http://www.nhwag.co.uk/index.html
Repeal the Act GroupA non-partisan campaign Group against the Climate Change Act
http://repealtheact.org.uk/climate-change-act
Roger Helmer's (MEP) Blog Some interesting links and articles
http://rogerhelmermep.wordpress.com/?s=wind+farms&submit=GO
Stop Barnwell Manor Wind FarmContains some interesting info and is near by
http://www.fsitservices.co.uk/wind/
The Peckleton Action Group
http://www.desford-peckletonwindfarm.org.uk/
Windbyte (formerly Moorsyde Action Group)
http://www.windbyte.co.uk/
Winterton Against Inappropriate TurbinesAction Group in Lincolnshire
http://www.wintertonagainstinappropriateturbines.org.uk/index.php

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Wind Turbine Videos

21 September 2017
Radio / TV

The BBC website contains a number of video clips from features related to wind farms - click here


BBC Radio 4 - Costing the Earth - 30th August 2007

"Wind power is the fastest growing renewable energy sector in Britain. The government is investing massive amounts of money in its future. But experts interviewed on Costing the Earth claim the power of the wind to deliver electricity is being overestimated by companies keen to cash in on big subsidies."

Listen again to the programme & read more on the BBC website:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/science/
costingtheearth_20070830.shtml


For an interesting TV broadcast on the effects of wind turbines on local residents - especially the noise - see the LBV Television programme available on the Wadlow Windfarm website. [This is a large file. It may take a very long time to open - but is well worth listening to].

Web Pages / Articles

"Wind farms alone won't solve our problems" - CPRE

RSPB policy on wind farms

RICS commissioned report: What is the impact of wind farms on house prices?

Wind Power in Denmark - Dr V C Mason (Sept 2007) (PDF file)

Wind turbine noise, annoyance and self-reported health and
well-being in different living environments
- BMJ - March 2007 - E Pedersen, K Persson Waye (PDF file)

Perception and annoyance due to wind turbine noise - E Pedersena and K Persson Waye - J. Acoust. Soc. Am., Vol. 116, No. 6, December 2004 (PDF file)

Noise Radiation from Wind Turbines installed Near Homes: Effects on Health - with an annotated review of the research and realted issues - B Frey & P Hadden - Feb 2007


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