Following news that 200 ash trees are to be felled on the river side, Maidstone Greens have branded KCC’s plans as draconian and out of line with KCC’s own guidance and national best practice. They have warned that the effective removal of the woodland would open the area to developers. Steve Cheeseman, Maidstone Green Party: […]
Maidstone Green Party has spoken out in support of the Black Lives Matter movement in the wake of the death of George Floyd. Members of the local party were at the protest in Maidstone on Saturday. Stuart Jeffery, Maidstone Green Party: “We stand with our Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic friends and relatives against the […]
Kent County Council have started spraying the weed killer, glyphosate, along Maidstone’s roads just days after ‘World Bee Day’. Glyphosate has been shown to harm bees, making them less resistant to disease, and has been linked to an increased risk of cancer in people. Maidstone Greens have called on KCC to switch to alternative methods […]
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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