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PARISH HEADLINES – 21

The following is my recollection of proceedings at the parish council meeting on Monday night: Councillor Shoults reported that Imperial College have submitted their Masterplan for WYE3 to Ashford. He asked for council agreement that he should write to Ashford … Continue reading

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WYE3 – WITHERSDANE

Imperial’s latest Wye3 newsletter contained the news that a potential tenant had been found for the Withersdane campus: the group of buildings just outside the village which used to be home to 200-300 students. That is now fairly old news … Continue reading

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FUTURE OF WYE3

Imperial College have sent round a newsletter (also viewable online) which contains details of their Masterplan for Wye3 which is to be submitted to Ashford Council later this month: the Free School will occupy the Grade 2 listed quad, and … Continue reading

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IN THE CHIPPIE

It was the day after the UKIP victory and Nigel Farage’s broad grin was on every television screen and internet page. I was thinking about him when I entered the chip shop. “Hello! Three medium cod, a battered sausage and … Continue reading

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WYE FOOD FESTIVAL

Congratulations and thanks to all those who’ve spent so much time and care planning the 3rd Wye Food Festival which is launched at the Farmers’ Market tomorrow with a beer tent, a bouncy castle and a beekeeping demonstration (a potentially … Continue reading

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NEIGHBOURHOOD PLANS

These draft masterplans from Mark Hanton have been displayed at Neighbourhood Plan workshops and exhibitions. I’m publishing them here so that they help inform the discussion on Monday night: Wye 1 and Northern Boundary Wye 2 and Southern boundary (2) … Continue reading

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IMPERIAL COMMENDER

At lunchtime I went along to the launch of the Wye3 Draft Masterplan at the Kempe Centre. The following is my recollection of the key points: the plan envisages 300 houses, mostly to the east of Occupation Road. Densities close … Continue reading

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