5 July 2011
By DAVID WILKES
A couple driven out of their home by noise from a wind farm launched a landmark battle in the High Court yesterday over their inability to get a peaceful night’s sleep.
Jane and Julian… Continue reading
12 July 2011
A couple seeking £2.5m compensation for wind farm noise have been accused of making “exaggerated” claims.
Jane and Julian Davis from Deeping St Nicholas, Lincolnshire, have said the constant hum from the eight turbines forced them to move house.
London’s High Court heard the defence argue the owners and operators had done everything possible to deal with the couple’s concerns.
It was also suggested their sensitivity was “never reasonably foreseeable”.
The couple earlier told the court… Continue reading
6 July 2011
A couple resorted to red wine and sleeping tablets to blot out the noise from a nearby wind farm, the High Court has heard.
Jane and Julian Davis later moved out of their Lincolnshire home because of the “pulsing beat” of the turbines.
Mrs Davis is seeking an injunction to halt the alleged nuisance, or up to £2.5m damages, in a landmark case on the law relating to wind farms.
13 July 2012
A COUPLE forced out of their home by noise from a wind farm face a second battle after buying a new house close to nine proposed turbines.
Jane and Julian Davis reached an out-of-court settlement at the end of 2011 after a five-year battle over alleged noise nuisance from the wind farm at Deeping St Nicholas.
After the settlement, the couple spoke of the relief at the end of their nightmare and… Continue reading
30 November 2011
A case in which a couple claimed they had been forced from their home by wind farm noise has been settled.
Jane and Julian Davis from Deeping St Nicholas, Lincolnshire, who had been seeking £2.5m in compensation, said the low frequency hum made them ill.
But at London’s High Court, the defence said the couple were “over-sensitive”.
The judge has now been told the couple and the wind farm’s owners and operators have agreed a… Continue reading
By ANDREW LEVY
20 April 2010
The 150-acre farm was the answer to Julian and Jane Davis’s dreams of a quiet life in the country.
He would grow crops while she planned to build a wooden chalet to run reflexology, therapy and counselling sessions.
Their rural peace was shattered, however, when eight giant wind turbines were erected nearby.
By Nigel Bunyan and Martin Beckford
26 Jul 2008
Thousands of homeowners may see the value of their properties plummet after a court ruled that living near a wind farm decreases house prices.
In a landmark case, Jane Davis was told she will get a discount on her council tax… Continue reading
1. WHY WE ARE QUALIFIED TO RESPOND TO THIS CALL FOR EVIDENCE?
1.1 We are Jane and Julian Davis, we farm (on a county council smallholding) in Spalding, South Lincolnshire. Julian has always farmed, in the place that is our home, and is also an agronomist. Jane is a Nurse, Midwife and Health Visitor (retired) and has been involved with mainly rural communities since… Continue reading