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73 homes to be built on farmland

Lorry depot to move after decision described by developer as common sense A haulier whose lorries have plagued a village for years says he can now move his business after a controversial planning application was granted. Dover District Council last Thursday approved a scheme for 73 homes on farmland next to the Salvatori depot at Preston, near Wingham, despite protests …

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‘New Thanington’ scheme under fire from residents

THE developer presenting its vision of a “new Thanington” on the edge of Canterbury took a battering from residents last week. At the meeting, developer Quinn Estates outlined a proposal for a mini new town including 800 homes, a new primary school, 8.000sq ft of office space and a care home for the elderly and mentally infirm. Mark Quinn said …

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Golf club vision hit into bunker

A planning appeal could be lodged by the developer aiming to build homes, a sports centre and pitches and offices at the former Herne Bay Golf Club site. Mark Quinn, of Quinn Estates, is considering the appeal, as well as looking at whether amendments can be made to the plan, after the proposal was rejected by Canterbury city councillors last week. …

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War of words over school move

Parents and councillors clashed in a war of words over the future of Barton Court at a fiery public meeting this week. The debate was organised by representatives from Herne Bay in a bid to boost support for the grammar school’s bid to move to the town from Canterbury. Developer Mark Quinn hopes to include the school in his plans …

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I’m a game changer, says £200m planner

A property developer says his plans for the former Herne Bay Golf Club site could create 1,000 jobs and pump £20 million-a-year into the local economy. Mark Quinn, of Quinn Estates, has put forward an outline planning application for up to 570 new homes, shops, businesses, and a care home at the site alongside the A299 Thanet Way. He said …

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‘We’ll fight to get the Bay its own grammar’

CAMPAIGNERS have vowed to do everything in their power to get a grammar school for Herne Bay after Barton Court officials hinted they may stay in Canterbury. The school’s governors have asked for feasibility studies into expanding and improving their current site in Canterbury city centre as well as a planned move to the former Herne Bay golf club site, …

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Vote opposed to moving Barton Court Grammar

But supporters say a coastal school is needed A SCHOOL’S plans to move from Canterbury to a new site in Herne Bay was opposed by almost two thirds of people who responded to the consultation. Results of the research by Barton Court Grammar School were published on Wednesday and reveal that of 187 feedback forms received, 122 were against the …

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Sir Roger Gale: Why Barton Court must come to Herne Bay

Governors at Barton Court school have asked for more work to be done on the possibility of the school staying at its present site, rather than moving to Herne Bay. The town’s MP Sir Roger Gale explains why he thinks the school is a vital addition to the town: It is a nonsense that in a county such as Kent, …

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Barton Court left off planning application

Development scheme features care home, not school BARTON Court school has been left off a formal planning application for its proposed new site in Herne Bay. The city centre school was in talks with developers NewmaQuinn about expanding onto the former golf Herne Bay Golf Club site in Eddington as part of a large-scale development. But the plans have now …

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‘Speak out to support new homes plan’

Firm seeks local back up A DEVELOPER has urged people to support plans to transform the former golf course at Eddington. Mark Quinn, of Quinn Estates, was at the Herne Bay business and community exhibition on Wednesday to discuss the scheme, which Includes a sports hub, houses, shops and business units and a pub. A 60-bed care home is proposed, …

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