Monthly Archives: November 2013

Minister visits site of Hydro scheme

Greg Barker MP, the Minister for Energy and Climate Change, visited Abingdon lock on Monday with MP Nicola Blackwood, to talk to our Abingdon Hydro friends and the Environment Agency man, and to see the site of the proposed Hydro scheme. Both were very encouraging and may have helped to smooth the negotiations with the [...]

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Abingdon Hydro scheme gets the go-ahead!

Abingdon Hydro was given unanimous approval by the planning committee on 30th October. Hooray! Richard Riggs says, “We already knew the Town Council support us, and it is good to have such a clear sign of support from the District Council as well.” Work is now under way to get an estimate in time to catch the [...]

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