Other UK Groups

The Mynydd Llansadwrn Action Group needs your support and so do many other groups campaigning against inappropriate commercial turbines in other areas. The following links will take you to other websites that provide interesting facts and information about wind turbines and community issues. Please visit them !

Visit Wales Now - this excellent web site has a very important message for tourists and for the thousands of people in Wales who depend on tourism for their livelihoods.

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Mid Wales Wind Farm Planning - a website providing the essential details of all Mid Wales’ operational, consented and proposed wind farms.

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Save Our Common Mountain Environment - SOCME - A massive wind power station, of up to 50 turbines, is planned for Mynydd y Gwair common.

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An excellent site with press reports going back several years focussing on the mis-information spread by the wind turbine industry.

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Brechfa Forest Energy Action Group fighting the proposals to install wind turbines at Blaengwen farm and in nearby areas in or close to the Brechfa Forest (Strategic Search Area G of TAN8).

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Disturbing photographs of the construction of a huge wind turbine installation at Cefn Croes, destroying the environment over a vast swathe of the Cambrian mountains.

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A community group to protest a proposed plan for 106 large turbines at the Nant-y-Moch wind farm (SSA D of TAN8) near Cefn Croes between Aberystwyth and Machynlleth.

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South Wales Alternative To Turbines (SWATT) - A community group campaigning against proposed turbines in the Gilfach Goch and Blackmill area. The main purpose of this site is to build public awareness of the inefficiencies of onshore wind turbines and to build a knowledge base of information to help argue the case.

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Renewable Energy Foundation - REF - A research and lobbying group which aims to provide an effective vehicle to challenge existing government policies on energy generation and supply, with particular emphasis on the unbalanced approach to renewables such as wind power.

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Country Guardian - a UK conservation group concerned about the environmental and social damage caused by commercial wind turbine installations.

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Europe's Ill Wind - Europe's Ill Wind is a film about the views of people living near existing or planned wind farm developments. Their objections have been dismissed by the wind industry, government and pro-wind campaigners as selfish NIMBYism, leaving unanswered many questions about the reliability and environmental credentials of wind energy.

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Two Moors campaign - A campaign group fighting for the protection of Devon moors from giant industrial turbines. The site includes an extensive list of links.

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Powys bridleways - this website has been created to pursue equestrian rights over land in Powys threatened by wind farms.

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Conservation of Upland Powys - This web site is dedicated to the preservation the unspoilt uplands of Powys from inappropriate development and to maintain them for the benefit and enjoyment of everyone.

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No to Nant y Moch Wind Farm - The magnificent wilderness around Nant y Moch and Pumlumon in the Cambrian Mountains is highly cherished: a sacred, exquisite jewel, but this fragile upland is under threat from a large wind power station development with associated electrical grid development across Mid Wales to Shropshire.

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Habitat21 - Wind Turbines and Reality - a website which discusses renewable energy - especially wind energy - objectively.

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The Scottish Wind Assessment Project - a research programme which seeks to collate existing studies and commission new work to investigate claims made for or against the use of wind energy and associated issues.

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European Platform Against Windfarms (EPAW) - A pan-European alliance of action groups with the aim of co-ordinating protest campaigns across Europe.

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National Wind Watch Inc. - a very useful source of news and information about wind farms in USA, Canada and Europe.

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Dr Nina Pierpont, based in the USA, is collecting research information on wind turbine syndrome, a vibro-acoustic disease which appears to be caused by low frequency vibrations from large industrial installations, including wind turbines.

www.windturbinesyndrome.com | www.ninapierpont.com

Concerned about Wind Turbines in Aberdeenshire.
(Their map is truly astonishing).

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a document outlining wind turbine accidents per year .

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Anglesey against windfarms

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Feldon residents against wind turbines

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Dunsland Turbine Opposition group - information on dealing with appeals.

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The noise abatement society comments

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mlag blog | latest posts
Feb 26, 2016
Don't forget objections have to be with the Planning Inspector by 2nd March - that is next Wednesday!
Feb 9, 2016

Seren has lodged an appeal for this turbine at Ffrwd which was refused by Ceredigion Council in 2015.

Help for you about the main points to make to the Planning Inspector on our link:

Ffrwd Farm, Llanwnnen, Lampeter

Deadline for letters 2nd March 2016.

These should add further comments or modifications to any original objections. By email to: 'wales@pins.gsi.gov.uk'.

Jan 25, 2016
Some good news! Seren's appeal against the Carmarthenshire County Council's refusal of their 74m wind turbine at Blaen Pibwr - near the Botanic Gardens - has been dismissed.

Oct 28, 2015
Objections required AGAIN! Seren have appealed the Blaen Pibwr development.
Aug 25, 2015
A Community Councillor has been called to resign over breaches of the code of conduct.
Aug 24, 2015

We have put on another web page -  Legal / Procedural Challenges.

This page is under construction so more to come!

Aug 23, 2015

Have a look at our new web page: Recent Planning Decisions.

Other recent Planning Decisions


Aug 23, 2015
Nothing has been decided yet on the re-application for a turbine at Maescadog. Your objections can still help - of special importance are transport issues of the turbine to the site and new regulations about bats requiring more detailed monitoring. There are many species of bats roosting at the nearby Dolaucothi Gold Mines.
Jul 9, 2015

Proformas for Objection Letters are available to download by clicking here for people who have NOT objected before

And here for a different proforma, worded as though you have objected before

You can print, add your comments, sign and post
OR copy content into an email amending to reflect your views and send via email

Deadline is Wed July 15 2015

Jul 2, 2015
We need to act now! Another application has been made for a turbine at Maescadog, Caio. The previous application was refused by CCC AND at Appeal. Previous objections will not count so could you write again using the new application number? The turbine is at the same site and is the same size so look below for what to do now. You could resubmit your previous objection or do a new one.There were over 200 objections previously - yours matters this time too! Time is short so please get a letter in by 17th July. Click on this blog to see the information you might need for your objection.
Mar 28, 2015
A German company, Energiekontor, wants to erect two industrial scale wind turbines on Mynydd Pencarreg.
Feb 13, 2015

If you have recently bought a house in the county you could help us gather information.

Did any wind turbine applications situated in the vicinity of the house you bought show up during the conveyancing process?

Did the searches show proposed or applied for wind turbine developments that might impact on your house? These include council searches or the declaration by the seller.

We want to encourage the Law Society to improve their forms and solicitors to offer more extensive searches.

Nov 5, 2014

Public exhibition for wind farm on Mynydd Pencarreg, Rhydcymerau

Jun 11, 2014
Refusal for Application E28824
May 7, 2014
News is just in that the Appeal against the decision by Carmarthenshire County Council, in December 2012, to refuse permission for 21 wind turbines on Llanllwni Mountain has failed.
Mar 27, 2014
April 3rd is the deadline for objections to: E/29773

Land at Panteg, Cellan, Lampeter Carmarthenshire, SA48 8HN


Mar 21, 2014

What we thought has now been proven! Walkers and climbers turn their backs on Scotland as electricity companies industrialise wild lands, according to a new survey by the Mountaineering Council of Scotland (MCofS).


Mar 21, 2014
Alex Salmond is not only recommending Scottish independence. His love of wind farms has cost tax payers a huge amount of £ since the SNP took power.Will Scotland be able to afford that if independent, I wonder?
Mar 14, 2014
On 20 Jan 2014 Kris Hopkins,Under-Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, responded to a question about the culmulative visual impact of wind turbines in Lincolnshire.
Mar 5, 2014
Wind Farm developments scrapped!
Feb 7, 2014
Easy access to see planning applications for wind tubines in Carmarthenshire.
Feb 7, 2014
Wind turbine rotor blades are difficult to recycle says a report from Aberdeenshire Council's Garioch area planning committee.
Jan 29, 2014
European Court of Justice condemns EPAW
Jan 26, 2014
Well we knew it! Wind turbines will take thousands off the value of your home says a report in the Daily Mail.
Jan 26, 2014
Wow! Taking turbines down because they spoil the view!
Local Planning Applications
Applications are flooding in, all over our county. For further information on Carmarthenshire Planning Applications (lists & maps) please click here

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Current Local Planning Concerns:
Rhydcymerau / Bryn Dafydd:
Single wind turbine, 86.5 metres (283ft) tall.
Rhydcymerau / Pencarreg:
2 wind turbines, 100 metres, 328 ft tall.

For further information on Carmarthenshire Planning Applications (lists & maps) please click here.

Planning & Objections
Addresses for objections to Wind Turbine developments in Carmarthenshire are:
planningconsultations@carmarthenshire.gov.uk Planning Services, Civic Offices, Crescent Road, Llandeilo, SA19 6HW
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