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Press Release

Friday 30 November 2012

Solar Farm Exhibitions

Due to the high level of interest Fareham Borough Council have organised three public exhibitions where people can find out more about and comment on the planning application submitted on behalf of IB Vogt for a new solar farm on land between Fareham and Stubbington.

The exhibitions will provide details about where the proposed solar farm could go, how big it would be and issues the Council will have to consider when assessing the application. The exhibitions are being held on:

Monday 10 December 12.30pm – 7.00pm Crofton Community Centre (Main Hall), Stubbington Lane, Stubbington, PO14 2PP
Tuesday 11 December 12.30pm - 7.30pm Fareham College (Function Room), Bishopsfield Road, Fareham, PO14 1NH
Thursday 13 December 12.30pm – 4.30pm Stubbington Methodist Church, Mays Lane, Stubbington, PO14 2ER

The planning application proposes solar panels and associated equipment, security fencing, landscaping, and two transformer buildings on 58 hectares (143 acres) of land, along with the provision of community green space for recreational use.

Councillor Nick Walker, Chairman of the Planning Committee, said: "These public events give people an opportunity to find out more about the plans. I would urge anyone who would like to comment on the planning application and make their views known to take this opportunity to do so."

You can view and comment on the planning application online by clicking on the link to the application on the Council's homepage at www.fareham.gov.uk. You can also send written comments to the Department of Planning and Environment (Development Management & Trees), Fareham Borough Council, Civic Offices, Civic Way, Fareham PO16 7AZ. All comments need to be received by Friday 21 December at 5pm.

If you have any questions about the planning application you can contact our Planning Reception on 01329 236100 or e-mail devcontrol@fareham.gov.uk
 

ENDS

For Further Information Contact:
Janine Hensman, PR and Marketing Support Officer, tel: 01329 824302
fax: 01329 824505, e-mail: publicity@fareham.gov.uk
This and previous media releases can be viewed on the Council’s website: www.fareham.gov.uk/pressreleases
 



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