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Sun sets on first stage of our renewables trial

This photo by Tim Graham shows the unpainted wind array catching the last rays of the sun as the moon rises over the clump.

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Planning: does a renewables trial require an air quality assessment?

According to B&NES’s web site All major developments inside or adjacent to an AQMA (Air Quality Management Area) AQMA is a lovely acronym. But trialling a prototype wind array is hardly a “major development”. Kelston Roundhill, with its stiff fresh … Continue reading

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Renewables planning saga part 2: Green Belt, AONB and special circumstances

This is part two of a series; part 1 is here. 

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Roundhill renewables update 28 Oct 2019

The prototype wind vane installation on Kelston Roundhill is performing well in present weather, although they’re still not yet connected to the farm irrigation system and the Old Barn. We’re still in B&NES’ pre-planning advice process about the renewables installation. … Continue reading

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The joy of planning: submit a photo; win a cheese!

Can seeking planning permission be fun? Can you crowdsource a planning application? Here’s hoping. We’re doing a DIY planning application for the renewables prototype. Now we’re inviting photographs of the prototype wind array with comments and offering award-winning and world … Continue reading

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Kelston Roundhill planning application part 1: the climate emergency changes everything

This is part 1 of what looks set to be a series. More below. 

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