Wind farm consultation

A special edition of the Bromley Bulletin will be delivered in the next few days to draw attention to the wind farm application for those who are as yet unaware of it.

With the Bulletin will be a short questionnaire that will help inform the Parish Council about local opinions. It also has space to draw attention to any key facts that the Council may wish to take into account in preparing a response to the consultation.

On Saturday 16th February the Environment Statement and plans will be available for inspection from 0930 to 1230 in Church House. Some of the Councillors may also be present for part of this time.

An extra meeting of the Parish Council will be held on Friday 22nd February in the village hall at 7:30pm. This is an extra meeting that will be dedicated to the wind farm proposal. It will provide residents of Abbots Bromley with an opportunity to express their own views and listen to those of others.

(There are ordinary meetings of the Parish Council scheduled for 30th January and 27th February. Due to other business on the agenda, there may be little or no opportunity to discuss the wind farm on those occasions but the meeting on 22nd will not be similarly constrained.)

Note that Parish Councils in other villages are also being included in the consultation. Residents of those villages should make their contributions to the consultation via their own Parish Council.

Planning application submitted for wind farm

The application to construct eight 110 metre (361 feet) high wind turbines has been received by East Staffordshire Borough Council.

The application reference is PA/26905/010/AG and details can be viewed on-line through the (link expired) by entering the application number, or at Uttoxeter Library.

Note that the files of forms and drawings are quite large – 36Mb and 9Mb respectively.

Due to the size of the proposed development, this will be subjected to an extended consultation period.

Responses to the consultation need to reach the planning office before 6th March 2008. They should quote the application number, and be sent to Mrs A Garfield, ESBC Planning, Midland Grain Warehouse, Derby Street, Burton upon Trent, DE14 2JJ.

Vacancy for Parish Councillor



NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to Section 87 (2) of the Local Government Act, 1972 that a vacancy has arisen in the office of Councillor for the said Parish.

Unless notice in writing of a request for an election to fill the vacancy, signed by ten electors for the said Parish, is received by the Chief Executive of the East Staffordshire Borough Council, Town Hall, Burton upon Trent, DE14 2EB by not later than the twenty-ninth day of January 2008, the vacancy shall be filled by the Parish within sixty days of the date of this Notice.

DATED this ninth day of January 2008.

Eric Roy
Clerk of the Parish Council

Telephone: 01283-840153

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