May 2016

Otterpool Park News Update

May 31, 2016 // 0 Comments

“A report  explaining how we (SDC) will make a formal Expression of Interest (Otterpool Park Garden Village) will be available to the public on May 31 and will be debated at cabinet on June 8.” This is a quote from SDC. Firstly nothing has been made ‘Public’ on the website [Click to Read More]

Double Standards

May 31, 2016 // 2 Comments

We know that SDC are as transparent as the darkest night in an Antarctic winter. Well now we know they, SDC,  have the pretence of having virtues, beliefs, principles, etc., that they do not actually possess. In short, their behaviour is hypocritical. If you walk out of the Civic Centre and go up [Click to Read More]

The Public Interest & Affordable Housing

May 22, 2016 // 0 Comments

The Otterpool Park Garden Village will, if it gets the go ahead, have caveats attached to it. One of these caveats will be a section 106 agreement. Section 106 is a clause within the 1990 Town and Country Planning Act that provides a mechanism to recoup contributions from developers (towards [Click to Read More]

Misleading by Omission? You Decide.

May 18, 2016 // 1 Comment

Do you have parents, family, friends, neighbours who are frail, infirm, disabled  and depend on Lifeline? “Shepway Lifeline is a Telecare Service Provider that covers the whole of Kent. The service is based at Shepway District Council and has been running for over 30 years” SDC [Click to Read More]

Gentrification?

May 14, 2016 // 2 Comments

Shepway is not immune to change or gentrification. Average Property Prices outside London have now risen to £300,000 according to Reed Raines & leading property firm LSL. Its research showed that house prices had jumped 8.9 per cent in the past 12 months to March. One Can see how House prices [Click to Read More]