South Scotland

Wigtownshire wind farm rejected

Councillors have rejected plans for a wind farm in Wigtownshire due to concerns over its "significant adverse impact" on the landscape.

Developer RES wants to construct 11 turbines at Glenchamber between New Luce, Kirkcowan and Glenluce.

A planning committee meeting of Dumfries and Galloway Council decided to refuse the scheme.

A company spokesman said it would review the decision before "considering the next step".

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