Petition launched for Halfway House resident

A petition has been launched calling for an elderly woman whose Sand Water home will be in the path of the Viking Energy windfarm to be compensated, and has gained over 500 signatures.

Eight turbines are planned to be sited within two kilometres of Charlotte Robertson’s home at the “Halfway House”, where she has lived since the 1950s.

An online campaign has been launched using the slogan #compensatelottie.

In today’s Shetland Times newspaper, Viking Energy has insisted it is considering “all options” to ensure the welfare of Miss Robertson.

It says a community liaison officer has been in regular contact with her “over a number of years” and has taken steps to provide her with help and support.


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  • Sylvia Pugh

    • October 9th, 2020 18:57

    Disgrace that this lady has been treated so badly no compensation for the loss of her beautiful area she has lost her peace quiet and wonderful views shocking hope the people who agreed to this are ashamed of them selves only money counts nowadays I hope she gets some support

  • John Tulloch

    • October 10th, 2020 9:33

    Cheap wind energy is a myth. Here s a summary of a major study, using actual audtited accounts of wind farm developers in the UK and Denmark that explodes the great con:

    • Andy Sedgley

      • October 28th, 2021 10:02

      Fortunately for the renewables sector, gas prices *did* skyrocket, which may cause the conclusions and projections in this interesting article to need to be revisited.


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