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On the right path for better coastal walks…

Public to have chance to view plans for new access THE public will have better access to more of the east Kent coastline if proposals from Natural England are accepted. The Government agency has revealed its plans for the 40 kilo. metres of coastline between Ramsgate and Whitstable, part of the evolving England Coast Path, following the Secretary of State’s …

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Plans announced for new Kent coastal path to Whitstable

The new path would lead to Whitstable beach Comments (0) Natural England has unveiled proposals to improve public access along the stretch of coast between Ramsgate and Whitstable. The route, which will also take in Margate, Broadstairs, and the Reculver Castle, will become part of the England Coast Path, if approved The route also ascends the cliff via The 39 Steps, …

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Coastal trail consultation begins

25 March 2015 From the section Kent The coastal path will pass through Margate Plans for a new trail stretching 25 miles (40km) along part of the Kent coast have been put forward. The trail, from Ramsgate to Whitstable, would form part of the England Coast Path, a route which follows the whole of the English coastline. It is expected …

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Approval expected for huge solar energy farm

A solar farm the size of 50 football pitches is expected to be given the green light by city planners next week. City council planning officers are recommending the scheme at Woodlands Farm in Calcott Hill, Sturry, to councillors. The application has been made by Lightsource Renewable Energy, which wants to cover more than 50 acres of farmland with solar …

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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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