Posts tagged ‘AONB’


Turbines Refused

Iin front of a packed hall, public representations were heard from supporters and objectors to the planning application to site three wind turbines on Cheverton Down.

This was no ordinary planning meeting held at County Hall. Due to the massive interest from the public this was held at Carisbrooke High School, a venue able to take up to 440 people. In a change to the usual format of planning meetings, many more than usual were allowed to express their opinions, but after the lengthy consideration by the Isle of Wight Planning Committee, the vote resulted in (more…)


December 5, 2009 at 1:56 pm Leave a comment


BEAUTY spots such as Cheverton and Limerstone downs could become rubbish dumps as the council searches for new landfill sites.

The Island is just five years from filling its landfill sites according to council estimates, leading consultants to suggest Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) should be considered for new facilities. Cheverton Down, where campaigners have battled against plans for a wind farm, has been included on a list of six possible sites recommended by consultants Entec. (more…)

December 5, 2009 at 11:28 am Leave a comment


Any of you living in a ward represented by these people?

Please do everything you can to remind the electorate of the dangers of block voting

Ivan Bulwer Binstead / Fishbourne

Richard Hollis Parkhurst

Susan Jane Scoccia Ventnor West

Allowance To Triple

David G. Williams Shanklin Central

John Vere Hobart Carisbrooke

Jerry White Lake

David Pugh Needs to go aswell!

We need informed independents, not idiots reading from a pre-determined script so they can sing in unison. Expose them and the damage they’ve done to our school system and our eco island image (the one thing that could resurrect the Island economy long term).

Get them out and watch how this island progresses/regenerates

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