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Planning reforms announced in the Queen’s speech which set out to cut red tape and overhaul the planning process have faced a fierce backlash and almost universal condemnation from just about every quarter, including the former prime minister.
The wait is finally over, The Light is excited to announce the opening of its latest venue in Sittingbourne on Friday 28 May. Incorporating a state-of-the-art cinema, nine lane luxury bowl, retro arcade and street food dining experience, their venue is designed to surprise and delight guests.
Campaign group BRAD have said that they are "dismayed and angry, but not surprised by Robert Jenrick MP’s decision to uphold Quinn Estates appeal on the Wises Lane development are the feelings of the BRAD committee."
The Light are bringing a whole new leisure experience to the heart of Sittingbourne and are on the hunt for 40 enthusiastic locals to join their team in a variety of roles.
For a while now, I have spotted a number of posts appearing on Facebook about a litter pick group organised by Swale Litter Squad. In Bapchild and I’m sure many other areas we are lucky to have our own keen volunteers that give up their free time to undertake this task, but not everyone is so fortunate.
Ernest Slarks, who was born in Milton Regis, and still lives in Sittingbourne, has raised £800 for two of his favourite charities with a 200-page book which tells his life story.
Following the criticism councillors agreed to extend Swale Borough Council’s local plan review consultation to Friday, 30 April providing one of the longest consultation periods in recent history at 11 weeks and 5 days.
It is looking unlikely that the council will be able to catch up on collections enough to start on missed recycling collections
Your chance to comment on the review of Swale's Local Plan, you have until 5pm on 23rd March 2021. The local plan creates a blueprint for when and where major developments can take place, and where they shouldn’t.
A popular former councillor from Sittingbourne has been made a Freeman of the Borough of Swale.