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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Why the threat to Scotland's mountains could be bigger than you think

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31/03/2015

Do mountain-lovers in the rest of the UK realise how quickly Scotland's wild land is disappearing? With a windfarm the size of Perth possibly about to be built next to the Cairngorms, we spoke to David Gibson, head of the Mountaineering Council of Scotland, about what his organisation is doing to stand up for the mountains.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

BMC members: have your say on Scottish windfarms

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22/11/2013

Are you a member of the BMC or its sister body, the Mountaineering Council of Scotland (MCofS?) If so, the MCofS wants to know your views on the effect of windfarms in the upland areas of Scotland.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Our access resolutions for the new year

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03/01/2013

The BMC Access team were busier than ever last year influencing policy and fighting for access throughout England and Wales. Check out some of the highlights from 2012 and what we’re planning on your behalf for 2013.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

New power station planned for Llanberis quarries

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30/11/2012

Recently submitted plans for a new pumped-storage power station at the Glynrhonwy slate quarries above Llanberis would create new reservoirs, a major pipeline, a possible upgrade to overhead power cables - and the permanent flooding of disused quarry sites that contain climbing routes. Elfyn Jones reports.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

BMC backs MCofS wind farm manifesto

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13/09/2012

The BMC has announced its backing for the Mountaineering Council of Scotland’s (MCofS) wind farm manifesto which calls for a moratorium on further developments in key upland areas, especially round the Munros and Corbetts which are Scotland’s highest peaks.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

BMC meets Welsh Government

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12/12/2011

Following on from last year's Welsh Assembly reception to celebrate mountaineering in Wales, officers and volunteers from the BMC and BMC Cymru met with the Welsh Minister for the Environment, Mr John Griffiths AM in order to pursue a number of issues relating to access.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Wind farms: next steps

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07/12/2011

What is the current BMC position on windfarms? Dr Cath Flitcroft, BMC Access Officer, explains what's been going on following the BMC Windfarm Seminar in Llanberis.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Wind Farm Seminar and Next Steps

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16/09/2011

The BMC held a successful meeting for climbers, hill walkers and mountaineers on Saturday 10th September to discuss our current position on wind turbines in the uplands.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Share YOUR views on wind farms

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29/08/2011

The BMC will be holding a meeting for climbers, hill walkers and mountaineers to discuss our current position on wind turbines in the uplands on Saturday 10th September at the Electric Mountain Visitor Centre, Llanberis.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Have your say at BMC wind farm seminar

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08/07/2011

The BMC will be holding a meeting for its members to discuss our current position on wind turbines in the uplands on Saturday 10th September at the Electric Mountain Visitor Centre, Llanberis.
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