environment

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Contrary to what you may think, newts don’t need lots of water to swim around in. In fact, it can be fatal - fish are then likely to thrive and feed off the newts. This was just one of the fascinating insights given to those who joined the inaugural tour of the Peters Pit Site of Special …
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Barry and Karen Holdsworth, and son Matt, have found the perfect solution to the challenges of cross-generational living after moving to Orbit Homes’ Kiln view riverside development at Peters Village. Karen (57) and Barry (65), have children of their own and Barry was a full-time foster carer, …
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One year on from consulting the public about two proposed extensions to Peters Village, site developer Trenport has returned with a more modest plan (see draft site layout above). Trenport Director Chris Hall explained: “Our original idea was to apply for planning permission to add a further …
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By popular demand, Kent Wildlife Trust has staged its first guided tour of the Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) at Peters Village and its rare flora and fauna habitats. The Peters Pit SSSI was designated in 2000 by Natural England, notably for preservation of a Great Crested Newt …
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National Grid has started work on a pylon refurbishment programme across the Peters Village section of the Medway Valley. Residents should have received a courtesy letter from National Grid, before work began on 27 August and outlining the following timeline: Mid-August - vegetation …
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Work has started at Peters Village on a six-month project to re-model part of the former chalk quarry, from which the new 1,000-home community is arising near Wouldham. Tonbridge & Malling Borough Council has previously granted planning permission for this adjustment to the quarry slope, …