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Families fear homes plan would create busy rat run

A quiet housing estate could be turned into a busy rat run if council planners give the green light to more homes, residents claim. Puffin Road is a cul-de-sac built as part of the Castle Chase estate at Hillborough. Developers Kitewood Estates plan to build up to 40 homes on land to the west of the residents’ homes, despite two …

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Backing for homes planned at Hillborough

Plans for up to 40 new homes off Puffin Road in Hillborough have been recommended for approval despite protests from residents. Council officers have backed the scheme proposed by Kitewood Estates subject to the company paying contributions towards new transport infrastructure. A plan to build 72 more homes on the site was rejected in 2003, while in 2011 a plan …

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All you ever wanted to know about Reculver: talk at visitor…

Comments (0) YOU can learn about the rich and fascinating history of Reculver at a talk being given at the site’s visitor centre tomorrow (Sunday, March 22). Best known for the striking 12th-century towers that tower over the area, thousands of people visit Reculver Country Park every year to enjoy its history, wildlife and fresh air. Perhaps not everyone knows that …

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Open Spaces

To implement the Council’s vision for the area, there will need to be a significant increase above the historic level of development in the area, both housing and employment space. There will also need to be a significant additional provision of open space of various types, proportionate to the level of other new development. [Draft Local Plan 1.51] The housing …

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Local Plan – Herne Bay

The story so far: Maps of the proposed areas in Herne Bay. The cartoon maps come from the Agenda of the Overview Committee 13th May 7pm. I’ve super-imposed them on a Google map that shows Herne Bay’s Urban Boundary. The Draft Local Plan, to read onscreen or download.  N.B. The “Land at Greenhill” and “Bullockstone Road” developments are being dealt …

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Save Hillborough

The Save Hillborough campaign is fighting Kitewood’s proposed development of 1,300 houses on farmland at Hillborough. Click the logo to visit their new mini-website and find out more.

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Public meeting: Kitewood development at Hillborough

A public meeting next week will discuss plans to redevelop land between Hillborough and the Altira Business Park. Residents and stakeholders living around the site, which has been earmarked for more than 1,300 homes, are being urged to attend to have their say and learn more about the proposals. Reculver and Beltinge Community Hall, Reculver Road, hosts the meeting from …

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Kitewood Hillborough Extension

Property developer Kitewood has unveiled plans to develop a new primary school, shopping centre and up to 1,375 homes on the outskirts of Herne Bay, on land between Hillborough and the Altira Business Park in Broomfield. This idea first surfaced in July 2010, when everyone was up in arms about the increasing risk of death on Blacksole Bridge. Click here …

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