Get Involved!

We're a group of local residents working together to represent the views of the community and we couldn't do it without your support. You can record the wildlife, sign our petition, volunteer to help, download posters and leaflets, spread the word. Click the title to find out more.

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Guardian: Walk the North Kent Marshes – while the solitude lasts

A lovely piece of writing by Carol Donaldson in the Guardian. The marshes are not an obvious beauty: it is a rough-edged love, full of derelict industry, broken barges, wide bays of mud; icy with blue light and shrill with redshanks’ calls in the winter, fields and scrub bubbling over with nightingales in the spring... Continue Reading →

Subsidy-free solar at only 10 MW in size

In this article from PV Magazine, developer Anesco shows that a small 10 MW solar farm is financially viable: The 10 MW Clayhill solar farm and storage facility, developed by British renewable energy developer Anesco, was officially opened by the U.K. government’s climate change minister Claire Perry. The 10 MW Clayhill solar farm is supported... Continue Reading →

How many football pitches?

In a letter to local residents, Helen Whately says the scale of the site is equivalent to 400 football pitches. However, KentOnline in their article from 14 November Proposal to build Britain’s biggest solar farm near Whitstable says that the development is the size of 900 football pitches. So what's the truth? The developer's proposal [pdf] talks... Continue Reading →

The flood map

Here's a link to the Environment Agency's flood map service showing what the current flood probability is. It says this is an area with "a high probability of flooding" and is an area that benefits from flood defenses.

You can help us

Please get in touch if you would like to help with managing this site. We need to know about all aspects of the proposed development and we want to show the landscape in all its glory. Send us your news, facts and images!

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