Category Archives: Petitions, Action and Events

Consultation on Gravesham Local Plan “fundamentally flawed” says campaign group

A consultation document sent to 48,000 homes asking for feedback on plans to build 8,000 homes in Gravesham is ‘fundamentally flawed’, according to one campaign group. The eight-week consultation launched yesterday but includes a question asking residents if they want to see development on the Green Belt, a question which has caused a lot of controversy in… Continue reading »

A2 road consultation has begun

Highways England: We are proposing to improve the A2 junctions at Bean and Ebbsfleet. The improvements are committed within the Government’s road investment strategy and are considered necessary to support the level of development proposed for this region… The consultation about our proposals will help to inform the development of the scheme. Your comments will help us… Continue reading »

Ebbsfleet Garden City Garden project

A group which has transformed a former derelict area into a tranquil community garden has received a grant to help finish creating a second space. No Walls Gardens, a local community interest company, has revitalised areas along Church Path, in the grounds of St Botolph’s Church, Northfleet. The company, who work with long term unemployed,… Continue reading »

Tilbury Power Station chimneys to be demolished in controlled explosion

The view from Gravesend across the River Thames will change forever next week when the two tall chimneys at Tilbury Power Station are demolished. The 170m tall chimneys will be brought down simultaneously by controlled explosions next Thursday. Anyone wishing to watch will need to be up early as the demolition is scheduled for 8am. The chimneys have… Continue reading »

We need YOUR view on country parks’ future

We need YOUR view on country parks’ future

KCC is asking for residents’ views on the future plans for its country parks by launching a public consultation on its strategy for the next four years. Seven of Kent’s country parks have just received a prestigious Green Flag Award – the mark of a quality park or green space. However, KCC wants to improve… Continue reading »