Changes to the original application

St John wind farm has been revised following the views of the public and consultees.

The main changes to the application are:

One less turbine.
Reduced output from each turbine.
Reduced height of each turbine to 260 ft.
New site entrance at Fawsyde Farm
Relocation of sub station
Relocation of turbine locations
Visual impact & landscape value

Impact on wildlife / birds
Impact of noise from wind turbines
Ice throw
Shadows & shadow flicker
Public roads & turbine damage
Radio and television interference

Help save your landscape

Pick up a BACKWAG flyer with details of how to contact local councillors.

Write to our local MSP Alex Johnstone.

Attend your local Community Council meetings to voice your concerns.

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We want to encourage visitors to our cultural heritage.

Fowlsheugh RSPB Reserve
Kinneff Old Church
Arbuthnott Church
Arbuthnott House Gardens
Grassic Gibbon Centre
Catterline’s artists
Dunnottar Castle
Inverbervie Hercules Linton Memorial
Fettercairn Fasque House
Montrose Basin Wildlife Centre
Mill of Benholm
Fettercairn Arch
Stonehaven Tolbooth Museum


12 Family homes within the boundaries 24 Family Homes are within ˝ mile proximity of the wind farm
200 Family Homes are within 1 mile proximity of the wind farm