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A wind farm threatens our landscape

Application Ref : 13/00789/FUL I am writing to object to the development of “Windy Edge Wind Farm”, a proposed development comprising of 17 wind turbines up to 121.5m high to tip AND associated infrastructure, on land North East and North … Continue reading

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Where have all the trees gone?

The Forestry Commission persuaded the then farmer, who owned the land around our cottage, to plant pine trees over every slope as far as we can see around us. There are Scots pine, Douglas Fir and Sitka Spruce and Larch. … Continue reading

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Fast flowing water; Grey Heron and White Throated Dipper

We live to the south west of Cauldcleuch Head, a 619 metres high ridge which is near the start of the Scottish Watershed (see Peter Wright’s ‘Ribbon of Wilderness’). It is a significant goal for many hardy hikers to aim … Continue reading

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