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Community centre ‘will lead to parking chaos’

Villagers protest at plan for £850k hall A PROPOSED new community centre has been branded a waste of time and money by a group of villagers. Campaigners say the plans to rebuild the centre in St Martin’s View, behind School Lane car park, would lead to parking chaos and change the character of the village. The scheme is being put …

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Fighting fund is launched to stop farmland houses

Parish fears traffic will swamp village A VILLAGE is to launch a fighting fund in a bid to stop farmland being turned into a housing estate. Herne and Broomfield Parish Council could end up paying out thousands of pounds as part of its battle to block plans to develop Strode Farm as part of the city councils blueprint for the …

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Villagers could soon have £850k new community hall

Larger centre will replace dilapidated wooden building VILLAGERS could have a new purpose-built community hall if plans before the council are approved. Herne and Broomfield Parish Council has applied for permission to demolish the existing hall in St Martin’s View, by the School Lane car park, and replace it with a new one. They hope to have a main hall …

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Parish councillor quits over planning ‘conflict’

Election looms after Strode Farm boss Brealy steps down A PARISH councillor has resigned from his post after months of debate about his involvement in plans to build hundreds of homes on farmland. Andrew Brealy stood down at Herne and Broomfield Parish Council’s last meeting, and an election will take place if more than one candidate comes forward to replace …

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Relief road ‘could cost up to £1OOm’

Vow to fight 800 new houses needed to pay for plan A COUNCIL wish list of new roads, including a Herne bypass, could cost more than £100 million, according to a highways expert. Transport planner John Payne was hired by Herne and Broomfield Parish Council to look at proposals for hundreds of homes in and around the village, including Strode …

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Local Plan: Parish pledges to halt Strode in its stride

Parish councillors have vowed to stop a massive housing development they fear would link Herne to Herne Bay. Members of Herne and Broomfield Parish Council are working with charity CPRE Protect Kent to find reasons to stop 1,000 homes being built at Strode Farm owned by Hollamby Estates, of which parish councillor Andrew Brealy is a director. Mr Brealy left …

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Local Plan: Parish Council oppose Strode Farm plans

Parish councillors are set to outline their opposition to the Local Plan tonight (13th June 2013) as the public consultation on proposals for 3,000 homes in Herne Bay begins. Herne and Broomfield parish council is expected to focus its arguments against plans for 800 houses at Strode Farm. Although it has expressed disapproval for a 400-home development at Herne Bay …

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Local Plan: Herne’s identity at risk

People in Herne “have right to be concerned” about the inclusion of Strode Farm on the Local Plan. In it the council says it would be likely to approve plans for 800 homes being built there. The plan also says a relief road would need to be built for Herne, linking Canterbury Road with Bullockstone Road. Locals have expressed fears …

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Local Plan: school on the golf course

A new school could be built in Herne Bay after land was ear-marked for educational development in the draft Local Plan. Developers behind proposals for the former golf club confirmed talks are ongoing about putting a new secondary school on the site, along with a sports hub, supermarket and about 400 homes. A map published with the Local Plan lays …

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