TURBINES: Destroying the view

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At the risk of facing the wrath from the ‘eco warriors’, how on earth was permission granted to position a new wind farm in the view of St Mary’s Lighthouse?

The iconic view has been destroyed. Now, when trying to take a photo with the island and its majestic sunsets and sunrises, we have the ugly wind turbines in the distance.

Surely a bit more thought could have gone into siting these monstrosities further out to sea, and not within the picture postcard view of such a well-loved place.

Cathryn Richardson

West Monkseaton