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Farmland decision in council's hands

Questions have also been raised as to whether or not the site is needed in light of the coalition government scrapping the previous government’s South East Plan housing targets.

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CPRE Protect Kent Response to Stones Farm SPD

In our comments below we do not comment on the details of the brief, but rather we highlight the policy context of the development and explain fundamental conflicts between the proposals in the Local Plan (and thus in the draft Brief) and the County Highway Authority’s preferred route for the final part of the Sittingbourne Northern Relief Road (SNRR).

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Parish Council Response on Stones Farm SPD

It is significant that recent changes in Government policy since the previous consultation cannot have been fully considered during the preparation of the Development Brief that we are now being consulted on.

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Cllr Monique Bonney raises important questions at Full Council meeting

Does the council have an alternative meaning for perpetuity; how does the Council explain the conflict been the proposed s106 with their own Local Plan (Policy C5), and is it lawful?

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Calls to resolve road clash row

CONFLICT between plans which could result in a new road ploughing through protected countryside is to be resolved by Kent County Council.

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Cllr Wright appears to have entirely misunderstood the Councils proposals on Stones Farm

To say that I was astonished by the remarks made by Cllr Wright with regard to Stones Farm would be vastly understating my reaction.

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Residents call for housing rethink

PRESSURE is mounting on Swale Council to reconsider proposals for hundreds of new homes on farmland on the edge of Sittingbourne.

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The Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE) supports our concerns over Stones Farm

Brian Lloyd, senior planner for the Kent branch of the Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE) says Stones Farm, in particular, would seem to be a prime candidate for review following the scrapping of regional housing targets.

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The Sittingbourne Society says current proposals breach Local Plan policy

Michael Baldwin representing the Sittingbourne Society that the developers are totally disregarding the eventual existence of the Sittingbourne Northern Relief Road.

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Help Kent Wildlife Trust to help us

Bapchild Parish Council is working with the Kent Wildlife Trust to establish a record of wildlife using Stones Farm.

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