HEMPNALL PARISH COUNCIL      


Newsletter – Spring 2007 

                               

 

Wind farm Surveys - the facts

 

There have been many different figures in the public domain relating to the above. In the interest of disseminating accurate information

and to clarify the position we detail below figures verified with the respective survey coordinators.

 

Mr  Windridge Survey

This was recently delivered to every household in the parish with forms for each individual adult to respond. There were 574 responses.

 

Number

Opposed

477

For

96

Abstention

1

 

Mrs Beare Survey

Mrs Beare emphasised that the survey was taken shortly after the first announcement of the wind farm and reflected the views at that

time. The questionnaires had been distributed on a one per household basis to some properties in Hempnall

 

Number

Total surveys issued

350

Total surveys returned

154

Very Supportive

30

Cautiously Supportive

45

Not Sure

17

Not heard of Wind Turbines

16

Concerned

12

Totally Opposed

34

 

SHOWT Statistics

SHOWT had a supporter base of 634 individuals, of whom 484, lived in Hempnall all of whom were against the proposed wind turbines.

SHOWT is in the process of visiting every household in Hempnall to seek the views of each individual.

 

Number

Total households surveyed

319

For

48

Not Sure

53

Opposed

218

 

Enertrag Statistics

The total number of letters received by Entertrag.

 

Number

Letters Against

65

Letters For

5

 

                                                                               

 

Hempnall School Plans

Norfolk County Council has approved the planning application subject to certain planning conditions.

 

 

Dog Fouling

Parishioner’s enjoyment of our fine footpath, pavements and children’s playing fields are still being spoilt by dog fouling. Please

have consideration for others when walking your dogs. If you witness inappropriate fouling please feel free to report it to SNC

Dog Warden (01508 533706) or the Clerk.

 

 

New play area equipment

We are pleased to announce that the children’s play area on the playing field near the village hall boasts 4 new play units aimed

at the younger children of the village.

 

John Ellis

A special word of thanks to John Ellis who has “hung up his Parish Council boots” after nearly 30 years of valuable service to

our parish. John has always taken a very keen interest in all aspects of Parish Council business and his quiet, but hard work

over the years in the recreation area of the playing field has been of enormous benefit to the young people who frequent this

facility. We will miss the banter and humour that always accompanies John’s presence.

 

Members of the public and press are always welcome to attend Parish Council meetings which are held in The Loft of Hempnall Village Hall at

7.30pm on the following date 16/05/07; 18/07/07; 19/09/07; 21/11/07.

 

Copies of the full minutes of meetings can be found in Hempnall Stores and on our website www.hempnallpc.org

 

Councillor

Telephone No.

Geoffrey Moulton – Chairman

01508 482467

David Hook – Vice Chairman

01508 498187

Liz Allen

01508 499357

Kevin Cunningham

01508 499502

Richard Delf

01508 499788

John Ellis

01508 499415

David Pointer

01508 498430

Hamish Rose

01508 498486

Peter Workman

01508 499729

 

Ian Nelson - Clerk

01508 498467

theclerk@hempnallpc.org