Wind farm near Hawick heads to public inquiry
A date has been set for a public inquiry into a wind farm near Hawick opposed by Scottish Borders Council.
A 10-day hearing into the 15-turbine Birneyknowe project will start on 5 March at Minto Golf Club.
Banks Renewables said the project could provide a £2.5m community benefit fund to support local groups and good causes.
However, councillors unanimously agreed to object due to its landscape, visual and cultural impact.
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