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Save Glem Valley Campaign Group

Save Glem Valley Campaign Group is crowdfunding

raised of £10,000 target by 22 supporters

Weʼre raising £10,000 to Save Glem Valley and fight the proposed 100 acre Boxted Solar 'Farm' -See

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A solar farm developer is proposing to place solar panels on 100 acres of productive agricultural land, on a North East Facing Hill, rendering them less efficient. This is a designated Special Landscape Area in the Stour Valley Project area that is adjacent to Dedham Vale AONB. The site will be visible from miles around and enclosed with metal fencing and have CCTV cameras.The Save Glem Valley Group are campaigning against this and will need to employ various advisers and consultants such as barrister, heritage and planning specialists, and landscape architects. The visual impact will be devastating to residents and visitors to this unique hilly part of Suffolk. This agricultural area could provide 82 million weetabix, or 500,000 loaves a bread a year. We believe in renewable energy but believe solar panels should be on roofs/industrial areas, not beautiful and productive land. The River Glem already floods regularly and we fear this could affect the lanes and housing in the valley.

So far we have funded a short film, banners and fliers and an architectural historian, and have an ongoing legal adviser

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  • Save Glem Valley Campaign Group7 days ago
    Save Glem Valley Campaign Group

    Save Glem Valley Campaign Group

    7 days ago

    Thank you so much for your support- please write a brief objection to Babergh DC - deadline is December 18th- and get all your friends and family to as well. DC/23/05127

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Page last updated on: 12/8/2023 19.51



  • Steve Philpott

    Steve Philpott

    Dec 8, 2023

    I recently moved into the area to get away from developments such as this . It is so ill suited to it's surroundings and I wish you every success in defeating the proposal .


  • Gill Leeming

    Gill Leeming

    Dec 2, 2023

    Thanks for all your good efforts; fingers crossed!


  • Ernest van Vredenburch

    Ernest van Vredenburch

    Nov 29, 2023

    Fully supportive and thankful for all the effort you are putting into what by all accounts seems an utterly ridiculous scheme.


  • Anonymous


    Nov 28, 2023

    Solar should be on rooftops, not taking agricultural land and spoiling the landscape for miles around.


  • Jo Dennis

    Jo Dennis

    Nov 22, 2023

    Good luck!


  • L. Cunliffe

    L. Cunliffe

    Nov 15, 2023

  • David Taylor

    David Taylor

    Nov 15, 2023

    Worth fighting for


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Save Glem Valley Campaign Group

Save Glem Valley Campaign Group

We are concerned residents from local villages who want to preserve the 'rolling valley farmlands' for food production and as a beautiful area to enjoy. We have raised £11,000 from previous donations and art auction, but need additional funds for specialist advisors to aid us.

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