Monthly Archives: March 2011

Caldercruix Windfarm Update

I attended the display in the school campus at Plains this evening by Your Energy, regarding their application for a windfarm north of Midtown/Easterton Farm between Plains, Caldercruix and Longriggend. The development is still at an early stage so some … Continue reading

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Windfarm Application- Roughrigg Reservoir

Has someone opened a bag of windfarm application forms and dished them out? It looks like it, as an application has been made for the erection of 3 turbines on the north side of Roughrigg Reservoir, just south of Lady … Continue reading

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The hills are alive…

I was up in the Cairngorms last week, taking in the Munros of Tom Buidhe and Tolmount. In fact the weather was so good I added on Cairn of Claise and if the light hadn’t been going I’d have happily … Continue reading

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Blackhouse Bridge Update

Over the last week I have received a number of letters and emails from most of the Councillors in the Airdrie South area and both Karen Whitefield MSP and Alex Neil MSP. In particular Councillor David Fagan has been very … Continue reading

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Windfarm at Caldercruix

Your Energy, the windfarm company, have been posting mailshots to houses in the area affected by their application for another windfarm, between Caldercruix, Plains and Longriggend. They have arranged a series of public meetings to discuss This is a separate development … Continue reading

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Keep on dumping

There is a lot of ‘dumb dumping’ in this area, and I noticed many of the sites which had repeated instances has signs on them warning of hidden CCTV cameras being used to catch offenders. For many councils, such as … Continue reading

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Gartness/Monks Glen Estate- Bridge Update

I have received a reply from Graham MacKay of North Lanarkshire Council to Councillor John Love regarding the proposed closure of Blackhouse Bridge (see below). He estimates that it would cost in the region of £300,000 to repair the bridge, … Continue reading

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