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We most move on from homes decision

As one of the district councillors for Preston I have followed the progress of this application with close interest (73 Homes To Be Built On Farmland, Gazette and Faversham News, December 25). It was never going to be an easy decision – there were strong arguments on both sides. However, my conclusion was I had to support the decision of …

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SAVED: Herne and Broomfield community warden Michelle Weston’s job will not be axed Comments (0) COMMUNITY wardens in Herne Bay will not be axed as feared in a county council cost-saving cull. Michelle Weston, who works in Herne and Broomfield, and colleague Dave Neame, who works in Greenhill, were told in August that their posts were under threat as part of …

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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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Fair helps community centre fund

Herne and Broomfield parish council hosted a craft fair to raise money for its new community centre on Saturday. Hand-made cards, cupcakes and arts and crafts were sold at its current centre in School Lane. They raised nearly £200 but are far from reaching their target of £700,000 for the new building. Parish clerk Monica Blythe said: “There wasn’t as …

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Herne & Broomfield need your help to fight the Local Plan

Herne & Broomfield Parish Council is launching a fighting fund in a bid to stop farmland in Herne being developed as a housing estate. The plan by Hollamby Estates is to build 800 houses. The Parish Council could have to pay thousands of pounds as part of their battle to block the plans to develop Strode Farm as part of …

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New community centre planned

Plans for a new £850,000 community centre in Herne have been submitted to Canterbury City Council. It will be built on the site of the current community centre near School Lane in the village, which the parish council says has become tired and dilapidated. The new centre will include a larger hail area, a fully-equipped kitchen and new meeting rooms …

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Manston villagers only got half the story

It makes sense to hear both sides of the story, and to hear some of the facts that Mr Buchanan might not tell you. If any other parish councils, residents associations, or other community groups are thinking of discussing night flights, do please feel free to invite the NoNightFlights group to send along someone to speak.

The parishioners of Manston voted in favour of night flights having heard one side of the story from Charles Buchanan. I have no idea why the parish Council didn't let the parishioners hear a balanced view.

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Manston Parish Council: night flights meeting

Hello, My husband and I have been reading your newsletters with interest. When we moved to Manston in 2003, the level of activity at the airport was acceptable. However, we were totally unaware of the failed proposals that had been submitted in the past. We have been complaining to Infratil on a regular basis and, in line with comments from …

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