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All concrete work now complete

Ian’s back and raring to go! We have hit the ground running after a well earned Easter Break. The two remaining upstand sections have now had their concrete poured, which means that all concrete works onsite are now complete. The turbine foundations are ready for the turbines. All that is left to do around the turbine bases is […]

2012 progress report

Here we are at Easter already at the end of a very busy period on site. Thanks to the good weather, we are now two weeks ahead of schedule. The majority of the concrete works onsite are now complete, with the concrete poured at the last turbine foundation, in two upstand sections and at the met mast foundation […]

The latest news from Ian…

Porter’s Barn was dismantled today to construct the access track in this part of the site. A temporary access track has been used hereuntil now, as original plans to take the barn down late last year were halted due to the presence of a Great Crested Newt. A local ecologist has been involved throughout the construction to check that […]

Welcome back

Thursday, 05 January, 2012 Happy New Year and I hope you had a very merry Christmas. 2012 promises to be a very exciting year for all of us working on the Swinford Wind Energy Project. We returned to site on January 3rd, rested, refreshed with a lot of work to be getting on with. After […]

Signing off for Christmas..

Wednesday, 14 December, 2011 Ian Thomas, the Resident Engineer, shares his end of year report… It’s hard to believe that it is Christmas already. The past seven weeks have flown by. We’ve been on site since November, but it certainly doesn’t feel as if it’s been that long. We continue to make good progress on […]

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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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