A windcluster at Kirkheaton in Northumberland has bucked the trend for planning refusals after receiving the go-ahead from a Department of the Environment planning inspector. According to David Still from small developer Borderwind, the company's first action will be to celebrate. It then plans to start work on building the three Wind World turbines as soon as possible. The project received consent following a planning inquiry conducted by written submission. Borderwind had appealed against Morpeth Borough Council's refusal, based largely on concerns about visual intrusion.
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