Tiree Onshore Scenario Mapping Report

Consultation on Draft Report

Friday 16 March – Friday 27 April 2012

Ironside Farrar, on behalf of the Steering Group chaired by Argyll and Bute Council, would now like to invite you to review the ‘Draft Tiree Onshore Scenario Mapping Report’ before it is formally finalised and the study concluded with the Steering Group. The intent would be to note the comments received through draft report consultation and include and report on these within the report appendices.

The consultation period on the draft report will be from Friday 16 March – Friday 27 April 2012. The Draft report and comment forms will be available throughout this time from:

  • Argyll and Bute Council website at http://www.argyll-bute.gov.uk/tireeconsultation
  • Tiree Community Development Trust www.tireetrust.org.uk
  • In hard copy from:
    • Tiree Community Development Trust, Tiree Rural Centre, Crossapol, Tiree
    • An Talla, Island Centre, Crossapol, Tiree
  • Available via CD-ROM from Argyll and Bute Council, see contact below.

Please submit all responses by Friday 27 April 2012 – either online via the Argyll and Bute Council website above, or by post or email to:
Tiree Onshore Scenario Mapping Study, c/o Lisa Hardie, Development and Infrastructure Services, 1A Manse Brae, Lochgilphead, PA31 8RD; Lisa.hardie@argyll-bute.gov.uk.

One comment

  • Warranted Ironside Farrar have done the best they can with what they have…’a number of scenarios based on guess work’. Unless SPR start communicating with us all we will not know what is happening until it is too late for us to realise we have a say !! This continuing lack of open consultation with the community should have been added as a footnote & major failing of the document.

    To think SPR do not have business models and a plan for each scenario is naïve, they and the relevant government agencies have been gathering information specific to renewables for up to 5 years before the Crown Estates announced that they had offered the lease.

    The initial ‘Tiree Array’ work group did exactly the same work for free, no real expansion on the facts we had way back when…ask any of them.
    The document is a weak expression of ‘possibility’ and to have commissioned a report to tell us this is, well, daft….
    all of this information could quite easily have been captured in a ten column xl spread sheet with two cover pages (and I dare say apart from the cut and paste this is what was used)…and this could have been done by a 6th form work group at the school and as a project. They would also have managed to format it correctly, remove the 30% that is repeat information…and hopefully have been paid for it too (?)
    How much and who paid for this ?
    Karl

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