Category: 🧠Local Planning

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Trams Or Light Rail: Transport For Life

Nicholas Kerr

Trams are efficient in a number of ways. They generally have priority over other vehicles at junctions, making them speedier than cars. They use electrical energy more efficiently, even more than the expanding fleet of electric vehicles. This is because there is less friction between steel wheel and rail than there is between rubber tyre and asphalt.

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GUSTON Inland Border Facility July News

Charlotte Mbali

Natalie Elphicke MP, our DDC leader and our KCC leader, have released a press statement dated 2 July regarding the Inland Border Facility on the White Cliffs. This promotes a Win-Win for Dover, stating that they have achieved the necessity for two key border sites at Dover. The press release omits the information that DEFRA has withdrawn from our site, and that only a quarter of the area will now actually be used. The DfT has spent millions of pounds of taxpayers’ money purchasing this vast piece of agricultural land in Guston and they now find themselves needing to do so again.

Counting Gypsies, Travellers and Roma

Charlotte Lebon

The 2021 UK Census had a tick-box for Roma for the first time. Gypsies and Irish travellers were only put in the census for the first time in 2011. “Gypsy” by Cernavoda is licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0 Gypsies and Travellers are 0.5% of population in Kent The results revealed 58,000 Gypsies and Irish travellers, the majority in the […]

Countrywide Campaign Map grows faster than Project Speed

Rosie Pearson

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 […]