Maidstone Greens have sent a petition with over a thousand signatures to KCC’s environment chief, Cllr Carey, calling for an end to glyphosate use by the council. The petition comes just a day after the latest WWF report showed that two thirds of the animal population has been lost over the past 50 years. Despite […]
Maidstone Greens have reacted angrily to a short-sighted attempt by Maidstone Borough Council to introduce temporary cycling lanes in King Street. The plan for two cycle routes was instigated by Maidstone Borough Council but to be implemented by Kent County Council Steve Cheeseman of Maidstone Green Party: “Although we obviously welcome new cycle routes, this […]
Maidstone Greens have reacted angrily at the destruction of hundreds of healthy trees in the woodland wetland area alongside the River Medway. The wetland area between the town centre and Allington lock was home to water rails, woodpeckers, owls and kingfishers. Reports of a few ash trees with chalara or ash die back disease had […]
Maidstone Borough Council are planning a huge number of very large houses on farmland around the town.
These are unnecessary and do not meet the real housing need for affordable and social housing.
They are not close to jobs and transport and will just increase traffic on the already choked roads.
We face chaos: worsening air pollution, not enough homes for those in need and destruction of much needed farmland.
But there is an alternative...
The Green Party are demanding a new approach to strategic planning which truly involves local people. An approach that protects green spaces, reduce pollution and that will meet local housing need.
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