by kathypollard on October 2, 2012
I went to a packed meeting of local residents on Sunday 30th September. It was standing room only at Pinewood Community Hall where the audience heard from campaigners against the two proposed wind turbines. These would be sited on the Belstead/Wherstead border and will be visible from Pinewood and Belstead Hills in Ipswich.
Local people are understandably very worried about noise and visual disturbance. The East Anglian Daily Times ran an article with a poll on whether the wind turbines should be built.
The meeting also heard from two Kessingland residents who had initially supported the wind turbine adjacent to their community. However now they realise they wish they had opposed the application as they say the noise and flicker are causing them distress and depression. They are campaigning to have the turbine switched off and have a website here.
The Stop Ipswich Turbines (SIT) website is here Ipswich Borough own the land on which the proposed wind turbines will be sited and SIT are currently organising a petition which they hope to present to the Borough Council. The land is actually in Babergh District, who will make the planning decision.Read more 2 Comments