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Herne Bay landlord blames solar farm for lost trade

The building of a giant solar farm and the closure of a nearby road is costing his pub business, a landlord says. Trevor and Claire Robinson run the Share & Coulter on Owls Hatch Road, south of Herne Bay and close to the 200-acre solar farm being developed by British Solar Renewables. The development was approved last month by Canterbury city …

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Plans revealed for 20-acre solar farm next to Manston airport…

The site of the proposed solar farm, backing onto the airport site Comments (0) PLANS have been submitted to build a solar farm across 20 acres of agriculture land adjacent to the Manston airport site. A planning application submitted on Friday by London-beased firm Solar Planning Ltd, could see 2.31-metre high solar panels constructed on the land. If approved, the farm …

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Field of panels approval slated by city councillor

Disappointment at green light for new 200-acre solar farm THE decision to approve a vast solar farm south of Herne Bay has been criticised by a city councillor. More than 200 acres of countryside next to Owl’s Hatch Road are to be covered by rows of 2.4-metre panels, forming one of the largest solar farms in the country. The scheme …

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Solar farm condemned before decision is made

Proposed installation off Thanet Way labelled ‘unjustifiable’  Council planning offices say a 200-acre solar farm that could power 15,000 homes should be rejected because of the impact on the views of the countryside. Owls Hatch Solar Farm Ltd hope to build the green energy scheme near the Share and Coulter pub, to the south of the A299 Thanet Way. It …

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