SAY NO TO PILROW WIND FARM IN ROOKSBRIDGE NEAR BRENT KNOLL YOUR COMMUNITY NEEDS YOUR VOICE – NOW!
A full planning application to erect four massive 130m Wind Turbines in the parish of East Brent and Rooksbridge has been submitted to Sedgemoor District Council, by Broadview Energy
Once again we need to make our objections heard. Whilst the date for submitting objections online has now been extended to 10th November, 2012 on the Sedgemoor Planning website, you can still submit your objection, right up to the planning meeting date (to be announced).
Help yourself and the community by saying
NO NOW! TO THE TURBINES
Your letters really WILL make a difference. They give Sedgemoor District Council a mandate to reject the application.
Every household member may write to object – PLEASE encourage friends and relatives to write also, Quoting SDC ref: 24/12/00018
You can write directly to or email
Development Management Department
Sedgemoor District Council
Bridgwater TA6 3AR
Quoting Application Reference:- 24/12/00018
When objecting to a planning application, any objections should be based on aspects associated with the planning application and should not be emotive type reasons
The following are some ideas you might include in your objections:-
- Wholly inappropriate development in open countryside and flood plain
- Unacceptable damage to historic and protected landscape
- Unacceptable noise pollution, sleep disturbance, overbearing visual impact, and shadow flicker
- Adverse and unacceptable impact on bird life, mammals, bats and the wealth of our local ecology
- Adverse economic impact through inefficiency of the turbines compounded by high cost passed entirely to consumers, increasing fuel poverty
It is very important that you use these valid objections, in order for your comments to be recognised!
Instructions to access Sedgemoor's web site planning pages and to submit your objection are shown further down this page.
|Click on the blue box to the left to down load a template letter which can be amended to reflect your own personal views|| ||Click on the blue box to the left to down load a letter which can be printed, add your name and address, date and sign then can be posted.|
Information below is associated with making comments online.
Instructions to access Sedgemoor's web site planning pages
|Click Here to Download PDF version on how to Object|
When you submit your comments/objections on line you should receive an immediate email confirmation with a copy of your comments. Within 5 working days you should also receive an acknowledgement letter. If this does not happen please email to email@example.com
During the met mast planning, Nopilrow received some feedback from residents, stating that whilst they have submitted their objection, the information is not appearing on the website or they have not received an acknowledgement. Its possible that this could be due to one the following:
• an incorrect email address was entered when submitted
• there is a backlog of documents that are awaiting uploading to the system
• the objection has not been processed
• the obection has not been delivered (in the case of posting)
We advise that if no acknowledgement has been received within the specified days (i.e. 5 days of receipt), then contact Sedgemoor District Council and express your concern(s).Details for contacting SDC are as follows:
Roy Stanford (Roy Stanford@sedgmoor.gov.uk) Data Preparation Officer Development Management
General enquiries: 0845 408 2540
Planning and building control enquiries: 0845 408 2545