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The parish council has received the following responses to the Neighbourhood Plan consultation from utilities, non-government organisations and landowners: Ashford Borough Council Canterbury City Council Environment Agency Footpaths Association Imperial College Natural England Network Rail Southern Water Please remember the … Continue reading

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Last week Barrie Neaves from the Environment Agency visited the village to discuss the river with myself and Councillor John Mansfield and Richard Blackford from the Village Hall and Recreation Ground Charity. The aim on my part was to discuss … Continue reading

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As I mentioned in my last post, I set up a meeting last Tuesday night to discuss possible environmental initiatives in the village. In total 12 people attended – including representatives from the Agricola Club, the Allotments, the Children’s Playing … Continue reading

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At the sustainability exhibition last year I drew attention to a project in Twyford (Hampshire) where the parish council had created a bathing pool (complete with steps!) on the River Itchen (see photo). And, “away from the river,” I wrote, … Continue reading

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Summertime and thoughts turn to the Stour. My children have swum in it today. And I would love there to be an outdoor bathing pool close to the village similar to that in Twyford. Before we get that far, however, … Continue reading

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