STiC Articles & Letters

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Click on the links below to download Press Releases and other related articles. This first table contains documents relating to the FOURTH and current planning application (APP/2013/2279). Note that the articles in this first table appear with the most recent at the top. The other tables further below contain articles relating to the previous (withdrawn and refused) applications and these documents should be read for reference only.

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Current Press Releases and Articles - APP/2013/2279 (4th application)
4.4 Turbine application at Bogfern REFUSED UNANIMOUSLY
4.3 Campaigners pledge to fight fourth bid for windfarm
4.2 Appeal is a wind up
4.1 Lord launches fourth bid for wind turbines

Below is the list of articles that related to the 3rd application (REFUSED).

Press Releases and Articles - APP/2012/1695 (3rd application)
3.6 REFUSED Press Release to Deeside Piper 18/09/2012
3.5 STiC uses solicitors to lodge objection to Nicol Stephen
3.4 Gamekeeper turned Poacher Press Release
3.3 Letter to Press & Journal re lack of wind
3.2 Insensitive Proposal for turbines on slopes of Pressendye
3.1 Hoping for 3rd time unlucky

Below is the list of articles that related to 2nd application (withdrawn).

Old Press Releases and Articles - APP/2011/3185 (2nd application)
2.1 Press & Journal Fires First Warning Shot Across Nicol Stephen's Bows Download PDF
2.2 "Prince Philip: Only Tickling the Nose of the Energy Crisis" Country Life (with thanks to CAWT) Read article
2.3 "Switch off for noisy windfarms" - Daily Telegraph Read article
2.4 "Windfarm firm offered bribe to keep me silent"
(Press & Journal 15/11/2011)
Read article
2.5 Editorial Comment - Winds of change needed on payouts (Press & Journal 15/11/2011) Read article
2.6 Wind of change hitting renewables
( 28/11/2011)
Read article
2.7 Gold rush in wind turbines leaves Scots feeling under attack
(The Scotsman 2/12/2011)
Read article
2.8 Lord Nicol Stephen tells his developers not to talk to STiC! Read article
2.9 Behaviour unbecoming of a Lord Read article
2.10 A second application for wind turbines withdrawn because of inaccuracies Read article
2.11 Blunders derail north-east peer's windfarm bid - again
(Press & Journal 22/12/2011)
Read article

Below is the list of articles that related to the 1st application (withdrawn).

Old Press Releases and Articles - Ref: APP/2011/0174 (1st application)
1.1 Another Wind Farm Planned for Cushnie Download PDF
1.2 Action Group Fights Plans for new wind farm on Deeside/Donside Border Download PDF
1.3 Wind Farm close to Tarland - How to Object /What to Object About Download PDF
1.4 Concerned About Wind Turbines (CAWT) Download PDF
1.5 Mike Rumbles MSP slams windfarm developers for "bulldozing the planning process". Download PDF
1.6 Cushnie proposed development -  Living in its Shadow Download PDF
1.7 Residents urged over wind farm plan Read article
1.8 Turbine Noise and Terrain Read article
1.9 Turbines talks prompt call for new planning guidelines Read article
1.10 "Masquerading as concern for the environment ex MSP Nicol Stephen sets up renewable energy business…". Read article
1.11 "Lib Dem v Lib Dem over "cynical and outrageous" wind farm plan". Read article
1.12 Green Cat Renewables and Renewable Energy Ventures withdraw their application. Read article