Archive for Month: December 2017

  • Local Needs Housing Planning Application 16/01828/AS Land to the rear of Ragstone Hollow,Aldington

    The Planning application for 4 local needs bungalows has been approved for Aldington. I welcome this development as it utilises and improves a brownfield site of Council owned garages that are no longer needed, due to the sale of Council houses through right to buy. These homes will deliver for local people and will be…

  • Modular Housing one solution to the housing crisis?

      I recently attended a number of events looking into Modular Housing as part of the solution to the housing crisis, and in  particular, to the social housing crisis. Modular homes are modern Prefabs Modular Homes are designed for the 21st century, they are cost effective, quick to build and energy efficient. Modular Homes meet…

  • Planning Committee Planning Application 16/01818/AS

      16/01828/AS Land to the rear of Ragstone Hollow, Aldington, Kent Ward member submission   Aldington Parish is desperately in need of truly affordable homes for local people. A  local need housing survey conducted in 2015 demonstrated a strong need for at least 16 homes. This application has been widely debated in the village and…

  • Rural means Rural

            The Campaign for “Rural means Rural” is the voice of residents in the village of Ruckinge  and other villages in Saxon Shore and Kent who are worried by The amount of development in  the rural areas The scale of developments and the sheer number of developments The damage this is doing…