campaigners near Burnham raise £250 for fighting fund
in Rooksbridge, near Burnham-On-Sea, have raised more than £250
for a campaign to stop wind turbines from being built near the
funds were raised for the NoPilrow campaign during a quiz night
held at the Wellington Arms on Saturday (September 17th).
Woolmington, Chairman of NoPilrow, said: "We would like to
say a huge thank you to local resident Roger Griffin for organising
the event and to Steve Grubb, the landlord of the Wellington Arms."
are still counting the money raised and hope the final amount
to be nearer to £300. This will ensure we are able to continue
our fight against the planned wind farm development."
group, which has 300 members, is fighting the proposals by Broadview
Energy to build six 140 metre tall wind turbines on farmland at
Pilrow near Rooksbridge.
Heather and Chris Madley from Rooksbridge with Mike and Ann Philips
from Axbridge, who were the winners of the quiz