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Protest as Council discusses renewable energy

Protestors gathered outside County Hall in Truro this morning as councillors met to discuss the county's renewable energy options.

Protestors chant outside council building Credit: ITV West Country

Campaigners are concerned about the effect of wind turbines and solar farms on Cornwall's landscape. The Council is currently dealing with 400 applications for turbines in the county. Campaign group

'Protect Cornwall' say the proposed plans will affect property prices, local businesses and the tourist trade.

Campaign group 'Protect Cornwall' outside council offices Credit: ITV West Country