Abbey Fields Solar Farm

Month February 2018

Abbey Fields Solar Farm

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.

Water voles in the news

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.

“It’s a wonderful place to walk”

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… Continue Reading →

A sunny pic

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… Continue Reading →

From Oare looking at Nagden

View this post on Instagram Beautiful views across to #NagdenMarshes from the Sea Wall Hide at #Oare NatureReserve. No tall fences. No 3 metre high solar panels. #clevehillsolar #toobig #scaleitback A post shared by D (@dmw86) on Feb 22, 2018… Continue Reading →

Views from near and far

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.”… Continue Reading →

Thanet Earth is four times smaller

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… Continue Reading →

A historical map view of Graveney and Nagden Marshes

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… Continue Reading →

Subsidy free is possible at only 10 MW in size

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… Continue Reading →

All you will see are solar panels as far as the horizon

A view from emwilco on Instagram

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