After its promise four years ago, Maidstone Borough Council has done nothing to stop idling car engines despite its promises to tackle taxis and buses. Local Green campaigner, Stuart Jeffery, challenged the council at this weeks meeting and was told that the council will review its plans later this year. Stuart Jeffery: “Since it agreed […]
The scourge of fly-tipping has worsened considerably in the borough over the last year. Government figures have revealed that there has been a 31% increase in Maidstone last year, from 1,634 incidents to 2,402. Maidstone Greens believe that in part this is due to the restriction of access to household waste sites due to the […]
Just a few months after 4 new Green councillors were elected onto KCC, they are already making headway into dealing with the Countys’ woefully inadequate public transport. But they need your help, can you spare some time to respond to the consultation below? “Kent County Council is currently consulting on its Kent Bus Service Improvement […]
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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