Watchfield village given £10k boost from solar developer
A VILLAGE near Highbridge has been given a £10,000 boost from a solar park developer which is building a 60-acre project.
Hadstone Energy already received planning permission in August for its 10 megawatt Solar Farm at Watchfield Lawn Farm and Elm Tree Farm but wanted to make a donation to Watchfield village.
The money will help to pay for the re-cladding, insulating and repainting of Watchfield Village Hall.
James Rowe, director of Hadstone Energy, said: “The village hall is celebrating its 80th birthday this year. Although the hall only cost £189 to build in 1933, it now needs re-cladding and repainting and it seems that £189 doesn't go as far as it used to.
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