Contoversial wind turbine gets the go ahead

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A CONTROVERSIAL plan to build a 430ft wind turbine less than a mile from hundreds of homes in Broxtowe has been given the go ahead.

Councillors narrowly voted in favour of Severn Trent’s plan this week, despite nearly 90 per cent of nearby residents objecting to the plan.

The turbine is set to be built in the Erewash Valley, 750m from houses in Awsworth and 765m from Giltbrook, which residents with fears over their health, TV interference and ‘visual pollution’, argued was too near.

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