Community pays for turbine

The "community" turbine at Blackshaw Head Credit: Calendar news

A wind turbine paid for by villagers which generates both electricity - and income for community projects - has begun producing power at Blackshaw Head on the Pennines near Hebden Bridge.

It is just over he hills from Ovenden in Halifax where Calderdale Council this week gave the go ahead for nine new turbines twice the height of York Minster. This one is twelve metres tall.

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