|Molesworth Wind Farm Action Group|
|Say NO to the Molesworth Wind Farm - Bythorn, Molesworth, Keyston, Brington, Clopton, Old Weston, Titchmarsh, Catworth, Leighton Bromswold|
A brief landscape history
Visual and other amenities
The turbines would completely dominate the landscape with out-of-scale industrial features alien to and out of keeping with it.
This drastic change would detract from the visual amenity of the landscape and affect the enjoyment of the area by all countryside users - including residents, walkers, cyclists, riders and visitors.
Walkers & Cyclists
Visitors / Tourists
Effect on local roads
Subsidies for Wind Farm Developers
Noise & other health issues
Wildlife & Ecology
House Prices / Saleability
What happens next?
27 May 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
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?
in Denmark - Dr V C Mason (Sept 2007)
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)