Windfarm on the agenda

A WINDFARM is set to be built in the Lothian countryside under plans submitted to council chiefs.

RidgeWind, based in Chipping Norton in Oxfordshire, has applied for planning permission to install nine wind turbines on land to the south-west of Fala Moor in Midlothian.

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The proposals also call for transformers, access tracks and other infrastructure, as well as the removal of some woodland.

The plans, submitted last month, are set to be considered by Midlothian Council at a future meeting.