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Outrage as diggers move in to clear protected land

10 April 2014

Councillors were furious to find land they had fought to keep protected was being cleared to make way for car parking.

Sites of new housing revealed

A house under construction

10 April 2014

Over 200 sites across Ashford borough have been earmarked by landowners as possible new housing sites.

Betteshanger Sustainable Parks development plans take shape

Designs for the Betteshanger Colliery project put forward by Hadlow College

09 April 2014

Plans have been submitted for a new visitor centre at Fowlmead Country Park, as part of the wider Betteshanger Colliery development.

The architects of our own fortune

Developer Land Securities' former vision for a new town at Ebbsfleet

09 April 2014

The Ebbsfleet garden city is set to rake in millions for a FTSE100 developer with a wealth of sites across the county.

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Is this the end of the runway?

The first KLM flight takes off from Manston in April 2013. Their last service leaves the airport today

07 April 2014

With the future of Manston Airport uncertain, many developers believe the site is destined to become a housing estate.

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Bar closes as Strood Leisure Centre gets £1.9m revamp

Strood Leisure Centre suffered a break-in

06 April 2014

A major refit at Strood Leisure Centre will see the end of the bar and a host of new fitness equipment and classes.

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Kent skyline changing forever

Photographer David Neale took this picture of Kingsnorth Power Station

04 April 2014

Demolition work has started at two power stations - Kent's tallest and third tallest structures.

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Horrified villagers oppose homes

800 homes could be built at Strode Farm

04 April 2014

Developers insist a new 800-home scheme will not take away a village's identity as they submit plans for an 85 acre site.

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Sheps lose bid to build homes on farmland

Britain's oldest brewer Shepherd Neame has plans for 54 homes on a former orchard site.

04 April 2014

Controversial proposals for a brewer to build houses on farming land have been thrown out by planning authorities.

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Town centres "created when people were on horses”

A CGI of the sports hub in the proposed development for Herne Bay Golf Club by Quinn Estates

03 April 2014

A developer is calling on councils to rethink their planning strategy, saying the future lies in mixed-use projects on the edge of towns.

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Do you have a spare building plot?

New homes at Leybourne Lakes have helped boost recent totals

03 April 2014

Tonbridge and Malling council has launched a call for sites to fill a perceived housing gap.

Sainsbury's pulls out of £70m town centre project

The proposed cinema for Tonbridge town centre

01 April 2014

Huge regeneration plans for a town centre have been scrapped after lead developer Sainsbury’s pulled out of the project today.

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School left out of plans to develop the former Herne Bay Golf Club

Plans have been submitted to redevelop the former golf club site

27 March 2014

Plans to build on the former Herne Bay Golf Club have been submitted to the council- but without including a new school

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New homes development moves closer

Artist's impression for new homes at the Shorncliffe Garrison

27 March 2014

Progress for 1,200 new homes on a former Kent barracks site move a step closer but concerns raised over access on one of the main roads into the site

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Number of new homes planned slashed

Homes in Kings Hill

26 March 2014

Developers have cut the number of homes planned for a development by more than a third.

Prince to open new hospital

Prince Richard

25 March 2014

The Queen's cousin will do the honours at the opening of a new hospital next week.

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People say we’re evil but we’re just misunderstood

Developer Land Securities' former vision for a new town at Ebbsfleet

25 March 2014

With Kent set to be the focus of several high-profile developments, including Ebbsfleet, industry bosses want to change public perception about them.

Birds can still nest... 14 miles away

A nightingale. File picture

24 March 2014

Developers who want to build 5,000 homes are proposing moving a nightingale population across the Thames after their habitat was protected last year.

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Proposals revealed for 21-hectare village solar farm

Resident Kathleen Baton talks with Anika Tamm, of Eco Energy World

20 March 2014

Residents got the chance to see plans for a power-producing facility.

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Pumping station will be built in Alkham

Lower Standen

20 March 2014

April will mark the start of work to construct a new pumping station in the Alkham Valley at Lower Standen.

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