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Local Plan: debate delayed by Council blunder

A special meeting about the controversial draft Local Plan had to be cancelled this week because of an administrative blunder by the city council. The executive committee had been due to decide on Monday 20th May whether to put out to public consultation the document, which earmarks almost 16,000 new homes across the district. But an eagle-eyed resident spotted the …

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Local Plan – Herne Bay, Greenhill

This is the site just south of Briary School.  There isn’t (yet) a detailed map, only the dotted pink outline on a larger map. This is shown below, where you can see the Greenhill site in relation to the Golf Club and Strode Farm sites.

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Local Plan – SNAFU

Canterbury City Council gaffe delays decision on draft Local Plan A decision on whether a document earmarking almost 16,000 new homes in the Canterbury district can be put out to consultation has been delayed – because of an administrative error. The document proposes 15,600 new homes on sites in Canterbury, Herne Bay and Whitstable before 2031.   Normal   0 …

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Local Plan: Whitstable councillor says – Get Involved

Campaign groups and residents are being urged to have their say on a document that will set out plans for the town’s future development. At the first public discussion of the draft local plan on Monday, Whitstable Conservative Ashley Clark said it was vital that people got involved. The town has been earmarked for 400 new homes alongside Duncan Down, …

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Local Plan: extra NHS funds needed for population boom

A top doctor says extra NHS funding will be needed for local health services to cope with an influx of more than 15,000 new homes in the district. Dr Mark Jones, the clinical chairman for NHS Canterbury and Coastal Clinical Commissioning Group, says it would need extra government cash to deal with an estimated population increase of 40,000. He was …

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Local Plan: concerns need to be addressed

THE Rev Paul Wilson, of Whitstable Baptist Church, appealed to the council to “pause to get things right.” He said: “Above all, the Local Plan needs to be community-led, community-devised and community-tested. We need a plan we can be sure is the community’s preferred option – not telling people, but involving people. Community concerns need to be recognised and addressed, …

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Local Plan: Letters

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Local Plan: That’s too many new houses to be built

Councillor Paula Vickers and I have sat on the Local Plan steering group for the past several years as Lib Dem nominees. We fundamentally disagree to the proposal to increase the rate of house-building to 780 per annum from the recent level of around 550. Consequently some of the site allocations are unnecessary, in particular the 4,000 houses in south …

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