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Produced in Kent appoint new manager

Agriculture and exploration expert joins the team Local food promoters Produced in Kent has announced the Edwyn Martin as the new manager of the group. Edwyn will take charge of the long-standing team that has seen Produced in Kent grow from strength to strength since it was re-established by Kent County Council in 2005. The new chief was born and …

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Reculver Country Park

This Green Flag Park lies to the east of Herne Bay and is managed by the city council in partnership with Kent Wildlife Trust and English Heritage. The Park provided a setting for the historic St Mary’s Church, a location where settlement can be traced back to Roman times. The site is also the location for chalk grassland habitat and …

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Wildlife gardening

The importance of wildlife corridors is recognised, and the council is changing its maintenance regimes to encourage wildlife reserves on appropriate roadside verges, hedges, and grass areas, in accordance with the Natural Environment and Communities Act (NERC). The city council continues to work with Kent County Council and Kent Wildlife Trust in producing information packs on gardening for wildlife. Additionally …

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Meeting with CCC at the King’s Hall

[Rosemary Selling was taking proper minutes – this is the condensed version…] FotD: Cllr Gillian Reuby, Phil Rose, Ros McIntryre, Phil CheesemanCCC Outdoor Leisure: Richard Griffiths, Rosemary SellingCCC Street Scene: Richard DavidsonKent Wildlife Trust: Fred Booth 1. Richard Griffiths (RG) told us that the Downs Management Plan would now be part of a wider Management Plan for the QE2 Coastal …

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Wildlife survey on the Downs

The Friends of the Downs launch the 2011 Wildlife Survey The Friends of the Downs and CCC are developing a long-term plan for the Downs, and need to know what wildlife already lives here. The Friends will be working with Kent Wildlife Trust (KWT) and other nature groups to survey the flora and fauna on the Downs over the coming …

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The Friends of The Downs

The Friends of The Downs is a new community group of local residents who have joined forces with the Council to protect, preserve and enhance the Downs. The Friends will be a focus for the future care and management of the Downs area, to ensure that the area is well looked after and continues to support its natural flora, fauna …

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Good cop, bad cop.

A rather odd sensation that I don’t think I’ll ever get the hang of is banging my head against one part of the Council, whilst having a sensible conversation with another part. Hey ho. CCC chants the mantra that registration (of the Downs as a village green) would prevent maintenance, presumably in the hope that an oft-repeated lie will somehow …

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