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Banned Herne Bay driver ploughed brother’s MG ZR into kerb

A banned driver who smashed a car into a Herne Bay roundabout and then ran off has avoided going to prison. Magistrates decided that Kalvin Mapungwana should receive a suspended sentence and curfew after he ploughed the MG ZR into a kerb in Sea Street and destroyed railings on the other side of the road. At a previous court hearing, …

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Objectors lose battle to stop homes

Almost 100 objections and claims of “parking anarchy” were not enough to dissuade the city council from granting permission for a new housing estate at the end of Puffin Road in Herne Bay. Developer Kitewood applied for outline permission to build 40 homes on the land which has now been approved by the planning committee. At a meeting last week, …

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Families fear homes plan would create busy rat run

A quiet housing estate could be turned into a busy rat run if council planners give the green light to more homes, residents claim. Puffin Road is a cul-de-sac built as part of the Castle Chase estate at Hillborough. Developers Kitewood Estates plan to build up to 40 homes on land to the west of the residents’ homes, despite two …

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ROAD SAFETY FEARS OVER ESTATE PLANS

Council set to make cul-de-sac access route for new development FAMILIES in a quiet Herne Bay cul-de-sac are worried that their children will be in danger if it is designated as the only access to a new housing estate. People living in Puffin Road, part of the Castle Chase estate in Hillborough, fear the tranquillity of their surroundings will be …

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Backing for homes planned at Hillborough

Plans for up to 40 new homes off Puffin Road in Hillborough have been recommended for approval despite protests from residents. Council officers have backed the scheme proposed by Kitewood Estates subject to the company paying contributions towards new transport infrastructure. A plan to build 72 more homes on the site was rejected in 2003, while in 2011 a plan …

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