TWAG involves people from Stannington, Tranwell, Whalton and Mitford who are opposing the Wind Ventures development because of its likely impact on the local residents and landscape.
UKIP believe strongly that decisions that affect local people, are made by local people." 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.
People in Stannington, Whalton, Mitford and Tranwell set up TWAG to oppose the Wind Ventures application.
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.
Karen Carins, who chairs Stannington parish council and is a leading member of TWAG
, said there was disappointment at the response.
Now Tranwell Wind Farm Action Group (TWAG), which was only set up last week, has organised a public meeting for tomorrow night to mobilise local opposition to the scheme.
TWAG is supported by Stannington, Whalton and Mitford parish councils, and members have already distributed more than 1,000 flyers to local households urging people to make their feelings known to the planning authority, Northumberland County Council.
Supporters of the Tree and Wildlife Action Group (TWAG) are now launching their own branch of Friends of the Earth in a bid to create a greener Wearside.
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.
Community supporters at Trees and Wildlife Action Group (TWAG
), which was formed two years ago to save the forest, were last night overjoyed at what they called a "landmark ruling".