Online survey on Point and Sandwick Trust windfarm

AN online survey has been set up as part of the community consultation being undertaken by Point and Sandwick Trust as part of their application for Big Lottery funding for their community-owned wind farm at Beinn Ghrideag.

Point and Sandwick Chairman, Donald John MacSween commented: “We have had a very good response to our consultation so far, and to conclude this we are now conducting an online survey to give people in the wider Western Isles area a chance to have their say on our proposals for priorities for local investment The three turbines at Beinn Ghrideag will generate up to £1 million a year and it is important that we use it effectively to support local good causes and sustainable local jobs.”

The online survey is available at and will be open until Friday 6th July.

He added: “I urge everyone to use this final opportunity to take part in this unique consultation.”