Responses to the 2nd phase consultation

It's been a couple of weeks since the 2nd phase consultation closed on the auspicious date Friday 13th July 2018. There was a huge amount of activity in the run up to this date as the various groups, organisations and official bodies all got their formal responses ready. At the same time the public were... Continue Reading →

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The Faversham Society’s Concerns

The Faversham Society has grave concerns about the negative environmental and amenity impact of the solar power station being proposed at Cleve Hill and across the surrounding marshes. There are alternative brownfield sites available, and distributed generation is both possible and more desirable.

The most peaceful place I know…

Some more lovely pictures from another campaign supporter who said: "the most peaceful place I know, teeming with wildlife, and they want to destroy it." Please remember to respond to the 2nd phase consultation - you have just over 33 hours left!

Wildlife Haven or Desert?

Yesterday I came across something unexpected - I had kept a copy of the "Biodiversity Management and Monitoring Plan" submitted by developers in 2015 before they plonked a small solar panel installation on good farmland at Abbey Fields, Faversham.  It's a wonderful read, about how they all love bunnies and the place will become so... Continue Reading →

More profit for greenfield exploitation

A recent news article shows that the developers are already looking forward to getting more energy out of the power station. Hive Energy told an industry audience last week that it believes technological improvements mean its planned Kent solar farm will have 14% more capacity than originally conceived. The Cleve Hill scheme could have a... Continue Reading →

Devil in the detail

If you haven't yet read all 2,303 pages of the PEIR, then here are 46 easy-to-access snippets of content from the 'Volume IIA Figures' report.

Drone footage of the greenfield site

The human eye can see much more than the camera, which is why many of the images that developers have used do not do the landscape any justice at all.  So we commissioned some drone footage to more clearly the scale and beauty of the site.

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