Local residents say no to pollution from recreational flying at airfield to be planned for Mongeham village on farmland in Kent
Light pollution at the lorry park disturbs local residents, the environment and research found artificial light harms human health
The loss of farmland due to widespread building projects is a significant issue that the Thanet District Council local plan fails to address
Amy Wernham writes about water pollution in Kent; river pollution and eutrophication have a dire affect on housing development. A lot of the pollution comes from household sewage, and plans are being made for a large tank to be built to capture household waste.
Julie Bayer writes about Wildwood Trust and their new sunset event; a walk through the grounds, and a meal and drink in their alfresco dining. This is a much needed trip after lockdown.
With planning reforms recently announced in the Queen’s Speech, the storm is about to break, of protest from community groups engaged with planning decisions about their local environment. In 2011 you could have been forgiven for thinking that the introduction of the Localism Act would have helped improve developer/resident relations.It aimed to hand decisions about […]
Conservatives dominate in Kent So Kent continues with 61 Conservative county councillors out of 81 and with 9 of 13 borough councils dictated to by Conservative cabinets. It continues as a one-party council that doesn’t reflect the fact that 60-80% of Kent doesn’t vote Conservative. Where opposition parties won Conservatives went into the 2021 Kent County […]
Carl Wright explains why twin towns, and ELPs are so valuable to the UK and EU; it provides towns with a chance to help solve issues like climate change, while also encouraging international trade.
“Disgusted of Tunbridge Wells” is likely to be in the eye of a storm.“Disgusted” not only ended two decades of Conservative majority control but set the stage for an unprecedented year that will be either confrontational or chaotic – possibly both. The recent local government elections have created a split Council. Voters can be […]
Hugh Riddell reviews John Bennett’s, ‘Hell in my Head’, a poignant novel that addresses the distress caused by military conflict and war; many of Bennett’s own family also suffered from physical and mental health issues after the Second World War