Tags Archives: Killington

Perverse Killington Wind Farm decision called in by Secretary of State

Today spirits were lifted of those devastated by the perverse decision of South Lakes District Council planning committee’s decision to approve plans for turbines on the edge of Yorkshire Dales National Park.  http://www.thewestmorlandgazette.co.uk/news/10992120.Killington_wind_turbine_decision__called_in__by%20_government/ The application from Banks Renewables was approved last week.  This was despite the recommendation for refusal from their own planning officer.  There were over [...]

NATIONAL PRESSURE-GROUP LENDS VOICE TO CUMBRIAN TURBINE FIGHT

The Open Spaces Society1 has added its national weight to the opposition to wind turbines near Killington Reservoir in Cumbria.  The society has sent its strongly-worded objection to South Lakeland District Council. The council is considering an application from Banks Renewables Ltd for three wind turbines and associated development, just north of Killington Reservoir (junction [...]

Please object to Killington Wind Farm – Banks Renewables want 3 x 130 metre turbines

Stop Turbines At Killington website has up to date information – please sign up there  or click through below to make an objection to the application. The South Lakes District Council website is now fully operational so please register your objection (see Guidance Notes below for suggestions about what to include). You do NOT need [...]

Killington Public Meetings as Banks try and drum up support for their windfarm

A busy time for those of us determined to show developers that the landscape is more important than inefficient but profitable electricity generation: Banks Renewables are holding two public exhibitions, both on Thursday September 20th, to promote the Killington Lake wind farm. These are at Killington Village hall, and New Hutton Institute, both from 3 [...]

Duplicitous Banks Renewables wind farm proposals to ruin more precious landscape

Banks Renewables have ‘finalised’ their plans for this wind farm planted on the side of Killington Lake and very close to the boundaries of the Lake District National Park and the Yorkshire Dales National Park. They have reduced the scheme from 5 to 3 turbines of 132 metres (433 feet). Their placement means that they [...]

The Church of England trying to put dark satanic (wind)mills on our green and pleasant land

FELLS spokes-people have been talking to the Daily Telegraph about the intended destruction of the landscape around Killington (between Kendal and Sedbergh).  Some of the land is owned by the Bradford Diocese, all is being targeted by Banks “without coal the lights would go out” Renewables. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/earth/energy/windpower/9397843/An-ill-wind-blows-over-Church-of-Englands-windfarm-proposals.html