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Cleve Hill Submission to SoS

Dear Gareth Application by Cleve Hill Solar Park Ltd In response to your Request for Information dated 3 April 2020, The Faversham Society as an interested party would like to make the following response about the inadequacy of the Project Definition in the draft Development Consent Order (DCO). Namely paragraphs 10-13 of your letter: Whilst […]

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Don't Delay: sign the petition and write today to the Secretary of State

Don't Delay: sign the petition and write today to the Secretary of State – we know that Cleve Hill is now being actively considered by staff in the Ministry There are many reasons to object to the proposed Cleve Hill Solar Power station – the short paragraphs below are for you to pick and choose […]

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The Faversham Society Heritage Map is now in the central carpark
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Important Notice about closures due to health risks

Due to the current health crisis please note that the Fleur Hall and Chart Mills will be closed with effect from Wednesday 18th March 2020. UPDATE: 1400H 18/03/20 In light of Government advice and prevailing good practice it has been decided that ALL Faversham Society facilities will be closed with immediate effect and until further […]

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Newton Place Surgery on the Health Issues arising from Cleve Hill

Open letter to The Rt Hon Alok Sharma MP, Secretary of State for Business Energy and Industrial Society, 1 Victoria Street, London SW1H OET A signed paper copy has been sent Proposal to build a 350MW Solar Power Station with 700MWh Battery Energy Storage System at Cleve Hill, Graveney, Kent Dear Secretary of State I […]

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Pedestrian Crossing Mall/Forbes Road Junction

A group of residents along The Mall wrote to the Society seeking our support for a zebra crossing point to enable primary and secondary school children and others to safely cross at this busy road junction. With further housing development south of Watling Street (the A2) there will be a marked increase in the numbers […]

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Response to Swale's Heritage Strategy

The Society wishes to congratulate SBC for this strategy which has been correctly identified as a priority.  We welcome the additional resources allocated (£250,000) and the new “positive management” approach and commitment.  We particularly welcome the much needed, additional staffing. Enforcement The Society has long been critical of the lack of enforcement by Swale, and […]

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Abbey Fields: Objection

The Faversham Society writes to object to JB Planning Associates Article 13 Application for Planning Permission to develop 180 dwellings, “internal access roads, footpaths, cycleways, open space and landscaping, drainage, utilities and service infrastructure works.” We have the following major concerns • Access The developer’s notice in the newspaper says that “All detailed matters are […]

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EKR KCC/SW/0237/2019 Condition 28 Noise management

The Board of the Faversham Society on 26th November discussed the three conditions for which EKR have made submissions and which are currently the subject of public consultation. The Faversham Society does not have any comments in respect of the following: KCC/SW/0249/2019 Condition 53 Complaints procedure KCC/SW/0248/2019 Condition 47 Landscaping. However, the Society has concerns about […]

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Faversham's Magna Carta

There has been controversy sparked by the report in the Faversham News. We were represented at the meeting about the future of 12 Market Place. There was no discussion about selling the Magna Carta. The Society's view is, to quote William Morris, that “We are only the trustees for those who come after us.” It […]

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