Clipstone headstocks: You don’t know what you’ve got until it’s gone

IT looks like it’s the headstocks season again! Like Geoff Revill (8th Aug) and ‘A Local Lad’ (15th Aug), I once again give my full support to retentionof the iconic and unique Clipstone example.

As the song ‘Big Yellow Taxi’ says, ‘You don’t know what you got till it’s gone…’

Regarding Andy Hall’s solar panel refusal (15th Aug), I may be wrong but I suspect that this was not because he has solid fuel heating but because his chimney stack would overshadow the panels.

The Government feedback return to installers has been so drastically reduced (from 43p to 21p and proposed to fall even further) that even the slightest overshading would make installation insufficiently profitable.

How shortsighted this government has been while paying lipservice to energy saving measures.

R.M. Renshaw,

Boughton.

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