Protecting Whitstable beach

Last Monday, Public Inquiry began to determine an appeal by the Whitstable Oyster Fishery Company against an enforcement notice made by Canterbury City Council in 2018 against the oyster trestle development. Read what local councillors have been doing to support the Whitstable Beach Campaign.

Could Canterbury’s World heritage site status be withdrawn?

It’s clear that the awarding body, UNESCO, is becoming more active in protecting key sites. Not only have we seen Liverpool waterfront stripped of its status, but now Stonehenge. Of all places, is threatened. If it can happen to Stonehenge, we can’t take Canterbury’s status for granted. We need to be active in protecting it, because of how crucial it is to our tourism (both domestic and international) and hence to our ability to recover

Tories vote to return to Leader Cabinet System amongst democracy row

Our Council is so strapped for cash that earlier this year it decided to take £28,000 worth of free parking away from Blue Badge holders. Despite that, the ruling Tory Group has just forced through a change in its decision-making process which could cost up to £250,000.

That’s an awful lot of money to spend when you don’t have any in the first place. Especially so when it’s going to be spent on changing something that

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