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"I am opposed to expansion of the Kent Science Park and opposed to massive housing developments south of the A2"
Cllr Mike Whiting prior to supporting HIF bid

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23 Feb 2011

Shock at 'dirty tricks' by science park head

A GROUP opposed to Kent Science Park expanding into the surrounding countryside says it is the victim of a "dirty tricks" campaign.
18 Feb 2011

Knock on effects of Pfizer closure

It is difficult to place a figure on the full financial fallout of Pfizer's decision to shut its Sandwich site
16 Feb 2011

Dirty tricks as false rumours are circulated

We are given to understand that rumours have been circulated regarding the Five Parishes Opposition Groups objectives in campaigning against the Kent Science Park expansion proposals. The rumours suggest that FPOG would wish to see the Kent Science Park closed down.
11 Feb 2011

Protest march against road and houses plan

The Five Parishes Opposition Group (FPOG) believes Swale council's proposals will see thousands of unnecessary houses being built across Sittingbourne as well as a new link road in the next 20 years.
08 Feb 2011

Council leader supports Science Park housing

Cllr Bowles comments in this week’s East Kent Gazette provide an interesting insight into the substance of both the Councils supporting evidence and arguments for the housing numbers being proposed in the Core Strategy
04 Feb 2011

Glimmer of light behind Pfizer's dark cloud

The decision by Pfizer to close its base in Sandwich serves as a harsh reminder of the world we currently live in.
02 Feb 2011

Group march to stop expansion

CAMPAIGNERS fighting to protect huge swathes of countryside around Sittingbourne from development are-once again calling on people to join a protest march.
01 Feb 2011

Mass development of Swale’s countryside back on agenda?

The large scale expansion plans have not gone away – they have again resurfaced in Swale Borough Council’s Core Strategy document, supported whole heartedly by Kent Science Park’s management.
31 Jan 2011

A false economy

Evidence provided by Kent Science Park, which Swale Borough Council has used to attempt to justify development options in the Core Strategy document which will ultimately be the subject of a full public enquiry, claims that the park has grown by a massive 14% over the last 2 years.
30 Jan 2011

Expansion without housing is not an option

Mr Speck might wish to distance himself from the housing, but Government policy demands that the new motorway junction has to connect to a major road such as the A2, therefore the KSP expansion plans and the housing are inextricably linked whether he likes it or not.