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Date added: 11 February 2008

Wind of change 

Wind turbines change the landscape of Swindon
Westhill Farm Wind Farm, Swindon
Towering over Swindon:
one of the new wind turbines,
now erected just outside
Drivers arriving in Swindon along the A420 have been greeted by a dramatic new sight this week - the new wind turbines just outside Shrivenham.
Five 49 metre masts have now been erected, as part of a local green initiative at Westmill Farm, near Watchfield.
A 7.6 million pound project that hopes to harness enough natural energy from the wind to power more than 2,500 homes with pollution-free electricity.
The inititative is the first onshore wind farm to be built in the south-east of England and is 100% Community owned.
It is hoped the wind farm will be fully operational later this summer. 
Swindon Wind Farm
Greener future?:
renewable energy is on the horizon for Swindon
Mel Turner-Wright
Westmill Wind Farm
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Chelworth Windows and Conservatories, Swindon, Wiltshire
The Hair Group, Old Town, Swindon