Residents in a remote part of the Highlands are throwing their weight behind a proposal to extend a controversial wind farm. People living in Strathy, Bettyhill and Melvich have sent pictures of themselves with placards giving their reasons for backing the development ahead of a planning meeting next week. SSE’s 39-turbine Strathy South development in Sutherland was given the go-ahead in 2018 after a public inquiry. Highland Council and a number of environmental groups objected to the proposal. But dozens of residents gathered at the start of the public inquiry in 2015 to highlight local backing for the project.
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