Karen Carins, who chairs Stannington Parish Council and is a leading member of TWAG
, said: "UKIP has a policy against wind farms and Nigel Farage obviously feels that coming to a rural village like this, where we are in the middle of fighting a wind farm, is no bad thing.
They sued all those involved with the TWAG
publication for libel.
Last night Karen Carins, who chairs Stannington parish council and is a leading member of TWAG
, said: "What Guy Opperman has now come out with is absolutely spot on.
is working with GP Dr James Lunn, who led the recent successful campaign against plans for a five-turbine wind farm next to the hamlet of Fenrother, north of Morpeth.
Fraser Kemp, MP for Houghton and Washington East, said: "In all my political life I have not come across a more professional campaign than that mounted by TWAG
to save Newbottle Wood.