November 2012

Congratulations to the Youth Focus Group

Big congratulations to Sian and the Youth Focus Group whose great work has contributed to an award presented to the Rural Youth Voice Project by the National Council for Voluntary Youth Services. Click here for the full story. 

Share your views

Throughout the construction of Swinford Wind Farm we tried to keep you informed with events such as turbine deliveries and installations using a number of methods including; the project blog, e-newsletter, mail outs, advertising in local publications and monthly construction surgeries. We are keen to hear your views on this. Complete the short survey here.

Working with local schools

We have been working with Swinford and South Kilworth schools throughout the construction of the wind farm. The pupils have taken part in school art workshops to produce the flags that were on display at the site entrance and have also visited site to see the turbines up close before components were put into place. […]

Work with the community continues

The construction of the project may be complete, but we are out and about in the area working to finalise details for the project’s community fund. The Community Fund Steering Group are now in the final phases of preparing for the launch of the fund, which we expect to happen during the Spring of next […]

Generation begins!

It’s has been a year since I began writing to you at the very start of the construction process. Since then we have constructed almost 6km of access tracks, received 3200 vehicles to site, prepared 11 turbine foundations, and erected the 11 wind turbines that stand onsite today. The construction team have completed the project […]

Images on Flickr

aadn Community Fund Launch. Guess the number of balloons.aadq Community Fund Launch. Wind mills and wind turbines.aadt Community Fund Launch. Diablo!aadp Community Fund Launch. Activities.aadu Community Fund Launch. Touching a turbineaadr Community Fund Launch. Pedal power!aado Community Fund Launch. Giant Jenga!aads Community Fund Launch. Activities.aaea Community Fund Launch. Tug o waraaeb Community Fund Launch. The view from South Kilworth Village Hallaadx Community Fund Launch. Piers Guy announcing turbine name winnersaadw Community Fund Launch. Ring around a turbine.aadv Community Fund Launch. Touching a turbineaadz Community Fund Launch. Eight Parishes CIC receiving their first year of fundingaady Community Fund Launch. Harvey Everton, overall winner of the turbine naming compaadd Construction almost completeaada Youth Focus Group look inside a bladeaacy Youth Focus Group girls enjoy a picnic onsiteaadc The wind farm taking shapeaacz Youth Focus Group learn about wind farm construction

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