Get cracking

A recent appeal decision has reminded us that Shrove Tuesday falls on 1 March this year:-

In assessing the effect of a proposed solar farm on the rural landscape in Nottinghamshire (DCS Number 200-010-679), the inspector judged that during the construction period and the first year the scale of effect would be major and would have a significant adverse effect on landscape character. However, given the relatively short construction period, some 26 weeks, and at a time when the mitigation planting would be young, he considered that such adverse impacts could not be avoided. Thus, the weight he attached to these early effects was limited, reasoning that, ‘as François Athanase de Charette de la Contrie is reputed to have said, “…you cannot make an omelette without breaking a few eggs”. ‘

Or a pancake….

Section 26.536 of DCP Online concerns solar energy.