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What’s next?

Many people are asking “What can we do about the Secretary of State’s devastating decision to approve the proposal to build a vast, industrial Solar Power Station on Graveney Marshes?” GREAT are currently having urgent … Read more

Secretary of State’s decision

GREAT are devasted to confirm that the Secretary of State has today, 28th May 2020, decided to make an Order granting development consent for the proposal by Cleve Hill Solar Park Limited to build a … Read more

Guest Blog – Stop Graveney Marsh Solar Farm

The New Nature Blog is written by Miles King a UK based conservation and environment campaigner. Miles is particularly interested in the intersection between nature, politics and the way we value nature (or don’t.). So … Read more

‘Dangerous & Destructive’

This is the first of a series featuring artists inspired by Graveney Marshes. Local artist, Rachael Dickens, makes work featuring a wide variety of materials, often prompted by the things she finds washed ashore. A … Read more

Graveney Marshes on TV

See Helen Whately MP and Sir David Melville voice their very serious concerns about the proposed Solar Power Station on KMTV. ‘Graveney solar farm plans opposed by MP Helen Whately and residents‘ Click here The … Read more

‘Considering the perilous state of nature’

The RSPB’s response to the National Inspectorate’s request for information relating to the Cleve Hill Solar Park proposal. 20 April 2020Dear Sir or Madam The RSPB has opposed this proposal from the outset, considering that … Read more

The Faversham Eye’s third update

By Richard Belfield, Faversham Eye – The behaviour of the planning inspectors in the Cleve Hill solar farm inquiry gets more bizarre by the day. There has been a further delay. In early April they … Read more

The Campaign to Protect Rural England

We have many great organisations supporting our campaign to Save Graveney Marshes. Some of these are charities, all doing an amazing job to protect rural landscapes, our wildlife, biodiversity and more. One of these charities … Read more

Time is running out to protest

Map compares the boundaries around the proposed solar power station site and the town of Faversham - they are the same size

Faversham Life urges readers to sign the Save Graveney Marshes petition and write their objections to the Secretary of State. Go to our Take Action page to take action NOW. See the latest article from … Read more

Saving the European Eel

Matthew Hatchwell, is a local wildlife conservation consultant working with the Kent Wildlife Trust. He spent 30 years in Africa working to preserve exotic species like lemurs and elephants, then came to Faversham and, walking on … Read more

Urgent news!

RSPB England updates us on the campaign to stop a solar power station on an important wildlife site in Kent …  Time is running out for us all to save an un-spoilt landscape in North … Read more

Not long left to save Graveney Marshes

The campaign to save Graveney Marshes has entered a crucial stage says Helen Whately MP, Member of Parliament for Faversham and Mid KentThursday, 2 April, 2020 The Business Secretary is due to make a decision … Read more

RSPB support the campaign to Save Graveney Marshes!

Fantastic news today! As part of #SaveNatureSaturday, the RSPB are demonstrating their support for the campaign to Save Graveney Marshes. Please check out @RSPBDungeness and @RSPBRainham facebook and twitter accounts and share / re-tweet as … Read more

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