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Affordable Housing in the new NPPF

The government has published a new National Planning Policy Framework. The Campaign for the Preservation of Rural England (CPRE)  has published research on affordable housing: 60,000 houses being planned for land that will be released from the Green Belt, while the percentage of ‘affordable’ homes built continues to fall The Green Belt remains under severe pressure, […]

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The Cleve Hill Solar Park: The Society’s Concerns

The Faversham Society enthusiastically supports the development of all forms of renewable energy. We recognise the importance of using wind, solar and tidal technologies for power generation to reduce the use of carbon fuels and meet the UK commitments to reduce levels of greenhouse gasses.  However, we have grave concerns about the negative environmental and […]

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Phase Two community consultation for Cleve Hill Solar Park

Dear Sir/Madam, I am writing to you to inform you of our upcoming Phase Two community consultation for Cleve Hill Solar Park, to update you on how our proposals have developed and to invite your feedback on this. Please see the enclosed Community Consultation Leaflet for the latest information and details of our consultation process. […]

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70th Anniversary of the NHS
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Open Gardens June 24th
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SBC has issued a prospectus and call for proposals from developers

The Swale New Garden Communities Prospectus – an invitation for submissions to be made by 5.00pm on 17th August 2018 • Swale is facing considerable challenges as to how it can plan for the significant levels of new homes that it will be expected to provide in future. • We are asking landowners and developers […]

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Family History Matters

There is a Family History Drop-in Session at the Fleur on Saturday 19th May from 10:00 until  12:00. John Breeze has completed brief biographies on 2,500 gunpowder workers, and he will be there to answer your queries about how to trace your ancestors. Come along and check whether has material on your ancestors. An unticketed event just drop-in.

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Tracing your Kent Ancestors

On 4th June in the Fleur Hall at 19:30 David Wright will be talking about Tracing your Kent Ancestors, ticketed talk.  Dr David Wright will be talking about how to trace Kentish ancestors, outlining the principal records as well as some of the county's many other rich but sometimes overlooked genealogical sources. http://www.drdavidwright.co.uk/ Tickets from the Fleur, […]

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Looking Ahead - Housing Plans for Swale

Looking Ahead - consultation closes on 8th June 2018 (11.59pm) Swale Borough Council has published an early consultation document intended to inform the next Local Plan. Called "Looking Ahead", the document asks some key questions about the issues facing Swale to the year 2038. Please read more details below as to how to take part […]

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