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‘True village people’ angered by anti-turbine group’s ‘nasty’ comments – Angus / Local / News / The Courier

A war of words has broken out in an Angus community over a proposed windfarm application.

Lunanhead councillor Ken Stewart has reacted strongly to a claim from the Stop Turbines at Lunanhead (STAL) group, which said there is an “overwhelming” objection to the plans for a five-turbine site at St Mary’s Well, near Forfar.The comments from STAL came in the wake of an independent poll carried out by developers Element Power last week.This appeared to show 75% of households in the Lunanhead area who responded to the developer’s questions “considered windfarms an important part of the energy mix” and 63% of respondents favoured the proposals.STAL spokeswoman Susan Oliphant said the survey was a PR stunt and there was, in fact, an “overwhelming” objection to the plans within the community.However, Lunanhead and District Community Council member Ken Stewart has disputed the claim and said there is “little or no objection” from the people he has spoken to.“As a member of Lunanhead Community Council, I am somewhat dismayed by the statement from STAL, who have only showed an interest in the community since the windfarms%2

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