Wind farm plan wins phone vote

Tuesday 21st Sep 2004.

West Hinkley wind farm proposals have been backed by the Somerset public, according to a phone vote held by the Mercury and the Burnham and Higbridge Weekly News this week.

Hundreds of people rang the special voteline in support of the wind farm - recording a 58 per cent majority in favour of the wind project.

The proposal has been the hottest talking point in the area for some months, with strong opinions voiced in favour and in opposition to the idea.
© Newsquest Media Group 2004

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