Proposed national planning guidelines have come under fire for designating a third of Anglesey’s landmass as suitable for 250 metre wind turbines – and for leaving out Holyhead as a recognised centre for growth. The Welsh Government is currently consulting on its National Development Framework, which will outline where new homes, jobs and services should be based over the next 20 years. The plans also set out priority areas for large-scale wind and solar energy projects , including designating a vast swathe of central Anglesey as being suitable for both. But meeting on Thursday, members of Anglesey Council’s Partnership and Regeneration Scrutiny Committee reacted angrily, signalling a “robust” rejection of many aspects of the proposals.
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