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TDC’s draft Local Plan says that Manston could still be an airport

Manston could still have a future as an airport – according to a planning masterplan Thanet council has published. While the council recently decided against an attempt to compulsory purchase the site, a new report appears to keep the door open to the prospect of it being revived as an airport. The council has published a 15-year strategic blueprint for the …

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Controversial camp site is given approval, but only for two years

Residents have lost their fight to stop a “sacrosanct” piece of land between Herne Bay and Whitstable being used as a caravan park. Owners of the land at Heymar, in Whitstable Road, Herne Bay, have won planning permission to house 25 grass pitches for caravans and tents, but for two years only. The council’s planning committee recognised that neighbours with …

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Residents fighting resubmitted proposal to create camping site

Residents fighting to preserve the green gap between Herne Bay and Whitstable are challenging plans for a touring caravan and camping site. The owner of the land at Heymar in Whitstable Road, Herne Bay, was granted permission for 56 pitches in 2013 despite strong opposition but he never developed the site and has now submitted a smaller scheme. The application …

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City council ignored parish objections

Herne and Broomfield Parish Council is extremely disappointed that Canterbury City Council has submitted its Local Plan to the inspector. Despite a large number of objections for our area, from both residents and the parish council, no significant changes have been made to the original plan. They have also totally ignored the legal view obtained by the parish council and …

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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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Masterplan for up to 800 new homes to be revealed

Villagers are invited to two public meetings to discuss the latest plans for developing Strode Farm in Herne. Hollamby Estates is planning two sessions next week to provide more details about their proposals for homes and commercial units on the site in Herne, dubbed “Lower Herne Village”. A previous public consultation was attended by 450 people and more than 170 questionnaires were …

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Motoring lobby oppose change

What a deeply conservative lot the motoring lobby are. So threatened by any change: breathalysers, compulsory wearing of seat belts, the pedestrianisation of Canterbury High Street — they’ve opposed them all (Have Your Say Over Towers Road Layout, Kentish Gazette, June 19). And now there is the hysterical opposition to proposed changes in St Dunstan’s. They should feel more threatened …

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Local plan views must be sent again

We commented on the first draft Local Plan, along with many others. People may not be aware that their comments on the first draft will not be placed before the inspector at the plan inquiry. All that he will have will be the city council’s summary of those comments, and this by no means conveys in full the views and …

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Have your say now on vision for the district

Final consultation for local plan THE consultation for the final draft version of the Canterbury City Council’s Local Plan will begin this Thursday. This is the last chance for the public to examine the plan, which has taken several years to produce and includes details of what development will take place and where. As well as new homes, changes to …

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Final consultation for draft Local Plan

Six weeks of public consultation on the final draft version of the city council’s Local Plan gets under way on Thursday 5 June. This is the version of the plan that will be the basis for a public examination carried out by an independent inspector later this year. Full details and all the documents will be on the council’s website …

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