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Developer offers lifeline of new home for football club

Canterbury City Football Club could see a long-awaited new stadium built after a developer stepped in with a lifeline. The club – without a base since 1999 – has been offered land in Hersden free of charge and could have a new all-weather pitch and stands constructed by 2018. But developer Persimmon Homes, which is already proposing 800 new houses …

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Line of pylons will stretch from Canterbury to Richborough near Sandwich

Energy giant National Grid has unveiled its final plans for a towering network of pylons running from Canterbury to Richborough near Sandwich. The company says it has tweaked proposals for the chain of “lattice” pylons which will cut through the county’s countryside. It plans a revised version of its North Corridor route using two types of pylon – a “standard” …

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Congestion & Traffic

“In contrast to Whitstable, Herne Bay does not suffer from high levels of congestion. Here the challenge is to revitalise the town centre and reduce the need for residents to leave the town for services, leisure or retail opportunities by making the centre a pleasant and attractive environment for shoppers and visitors.” [Draft Local Plan 5.8] This fails to take …

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