We agree that solar is a better source of energy than things like coal, oil, and gas. So find out why we are opposed to this development.
This article is written by one of our local residents. It describes very well how the Cleve Hill proposal is much more than, and in fact nothing like, your typical solar park. Romantics can see the beauty of the ‘solar dream’. The power of the Sun’s rays reaching down to the surface of the Earth... Continue Reading →
More pictures of the area under threat for the gallery. These were taken back in July by a new resident in Graveney - thanks for providing these Russ!
Our Save Graveney Marshes campaign has always been clear that we support solar as an energy source, but not at the cost of the environment. This means, amongst other places, putting solar on rooftops. Join 10:10, Greenpeace and others in telling the government what you think about retaining the export tariff incentive - details below:... Continue Reading →
Great to see the continued support from our local Green Party. This leaflet came through the letterbox a few days ago and articulates the arguments against the massive solar power station incredibly well. Key points: It is essential that we plan the right schemes, in the right places so massive it by-passes the local planning... Continue Reading →
The Graveney Rural Environment Action Team is holding an Information Event in Whitstable on Saturday 27th October from 11am to 3pm at The Horsebridge Centre. Please come along to find out more about the proposed solar power station. We'll have information about the completely different design which is unlike any other solar park and promises... Continue Reading →
In our campaign against a huge industrial solar power station, we have carefully explained that we're not anti-solar. Indeed, we believe that solar, done well, should be supported. Placing solar on brownfield sites and on rooftops is the obvious way to go, rather than allowing speculators to destroy our green countryside. It's one of the differences... Continue Reading →
Cleve Hill Solar Park developers overwhelmed by feedback and fail to meet their own application deadline. Application now not expected until 31 October 2018
Great to see that Canterbury city councillors "have written to the Energy Secretary in a bid to halt plans for the UK's largest solar park in their district." Source Kent Online article 'Canterbury councillors fighting solar farm plans in Graveney' by Lydia Chantler-Hicks: 'Build Britain's biggest solar farm elsewhere' The article explains: Campaigners fighting plans... Continue Reading →
A recent Vice.com article points out that cleaner technology is essential if we are to have any long term future, but it's only one piece of a transition with potential to restructure our planet-ravaging economic system. The article asks people to think about what the world might look like if we'd all stopped arguing about... Continue Reading →