May 2017

Y16/0866/SH No New Second Homes For DFL’s.

May 31, 2017 // 2 Comments

To a packed public gallery, Y16/0866/SH – Redlynch House, 19 Hillcrest Road Hythe, was refused planning permission to knock down the current house and replace it with a block of nine flats, pictured below. Cllr Susie Govett (UKIP) (pictured) commented on what would replace Redlynch house as [Click to Read More]

19 Castle Hill Avenue Part 2

May 24, 2017 // 1 Comment

A little over a year ago, the Shepwayvox Team brought you a story about 19 Castle Hill Avenue, (pictured) we informed you that Shepway District Council (SDC) had invested into the Property, along with Wellesley Finance PLC. The property has seven flats and will sit snugly into Oportunitas Ltd [Click to Read More]

KCC’s Freehold Properties & Our Concerns

May 16, 2017 // 0 Comments

Five postcode prefixes cover the whole of Kent. They are BR, CT, DA, ME and TN. Across these postcodes Kent County Council (KCC) had £41,234,935.92 worth of properties which were categorised as “surplus”, or were subject to potential disposal as at 31/03/2016. KCC have £55,406,192.95, which [Click to Read More]

Shepway Libraries: No Wealth Required.

May 14, 2017 // 3 Comments

  Libraries are invaluable; they offer endless fact and fiction almost entirely for free – no wealth required. Libraries are one of the most vital aspects of our society. During his election campaign our public face called them the “Palaces Of Our Minds” In the wider global [Click to Read More]

Otterpool Park, Who Is Paying the Bills?

May 12, 2017 // 2 Comments

Simon & David Reuben dropped to No 3 in the Sunday Times Rich List 2017. However, their £14 billion pound fortune did rise by £900 million since 2016. It is a strange kind of economy when the Reuben Brothers land and property routinely earns more than most people do in Shepway. They own land [Click to Read More]