A solar farm that many from Faversham may already know is the Abbey Fields Solar Farm, developed in August 2016. This is just 5MW in size compared to the 350MW proposed for Cleve Hill.
The Wildlife Trusts are in the news today with the publication of a new report that points to 30% decline in water vole distribution over ten years.
I attended a consultation meeting on Thursday in the Graveney Village Hall. It was organised by the developers in order to show elected officials the latest thinking about the proposed development. This is part of a second phase of consultations - the developers did the first phase in December last year. The first phase of... Continue Reading →
Thanks to Rebecca Etheridge for sharing this great shot with us. I asked her if she had more images of the marsh area and this is what she said: "I can not put into words how I feel about this and intend to try and capture the marsh which we love so much."
Thanks to Nadege Martin from Faversham for sharing these great images of the area with us. "Just a few of my pictures, to two are from Estuary View Medical Centre. Another is just past Sportsman and also from Shipwrights arms."
Kent residents will know of Thanet Earth - "the UK's largest, most high-tech greenhouse complex". The site includes "vast" greenhouses growing tomatoes, peppers and cucumbers. This is a business that has "exceptional green credentials". Much like solar of course! But, this is what a business with "exceptional green credentials" can look like in real life when... Continue Reading →
Lovely side-by-side comparison of old and new in this interactive website from National Library of Scotland. You can compare maps of the Graveney and Nagden Marshes as far back as 1885. Compare a selection of historic maps to modern map or satellite layers Access the site here: Side by side georeferenced maps viewer - Map images... Continue Reading →
The Cleve Hill Solar Park developers are planning a massive 350 MW power station on the fields outside Faversham. This proposed development is so big in fact that it is the same size as the town of Faversham itself. The developers say that this is the only scale at which they can operate in a... Continue Reading →