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These projects CAN be refused

The Cleve Hill Solar Park proposal is huge in more ways than one. The parent companies, Hive and Wirsol, have a lot of expertise, time and cash. They’ve spent years concocting their plans – and the 5000 page application shows… Continue Reading →

Help with registering

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In a democracy you can have a voice by voting, but you have to register. It’s the same with the National Infrastructure Planning process – you can have a voice, but you have to register. During the summer of 2019… Continue Reading →

Video: How to have your say on nationally significant infrastructure projects

This short video gives a useful overview of the National Infrastructure six stage process. Don’t forget that we’re currently at ‘Stage 3: Pre-examination’ – this is your chance to register as an ‘interested party’. It’s important that we all register… Continue Reading →

Register now to have your voice heard

Did you know that the Cleve Hill Solar Park still has to be approved before it can be built? It has to be ‘examined’ by the Planning Inspectorate in a process that is similar to a public enquiry. This will… Continue Reading →

Onwards to Stage 3 (of 6)

As expected it has been announced today that the application by Cleve Hill Solar Park has been ‘accepted for examination’. This just means that the application “is of a satisfactory standard”. The application will go forward to detailed scrutiny via… Continue Reading →

BBC Southeast coverage

Here’s the clip of the great BBC coverage yesterday which featured views from Stephen Harris of The Sportsman pub restaurant and Wendy a local resident.

Get ready to register as an Interested Party

We will know if the application gets through the current ‘Acceptance’ stage by Friday 14th December. If it does, then the next stage is ‘Pre-examination’ during which you can register to become an ‘Interested Party’. Registration ensures that you will receive… Continue Reading →

KMTV coverage: Kent MP ready to fight plans for huge Solar park – YouTube

Here’s some coverage from KMTV. Great to see this, but please can reports show properly what the solar panel design for this is actually like? We’re facing dense, east-west, industrial, mega-panels – these are not like the pictures of solar… Continue Reading →

Join us at the Faversham Information Event on Sunday 9th December

The Graveney Rural Environment Action Team (GREAT) is holding another information event to help explain the project, and the planning process. Find out more about the massive industrialised power station proposed by Cleve Hill Solar Park Ltd. How is this different… Continue Reading →

Our guide to the application

The DCO application, submitted yesterday, is made up of 133 files, which takes up 2.87GB of disk space. It’s difficult to access and, as expected, there’s a lot of information here. We’ve created a dedicated page to help unpack it… Continue Reading →

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