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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

Meetings past & present

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02 Apr 2007

Countryside-protection group in more Westminster meetings

The Five Parishes Opposition Group and the Kent branch of the Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE Kent) have once again met with high-level policymakers to discuss greenfield building plans around the Kent Science Park (KSP) near Sittingbourne.
20 Mar 2007

Response from Downing Street

We have today received a copy of a letter from sent from Downing Street to Derek Wyatt in response to a copy of the petition which he lodged on our behalf.
08 Mar 2007

Countryside protection group’s Downing Street delivery

The Five Parishes Opposition Group (FPOG), dedicated to saving some of north Kent’s finest countryside from destruction, took its message to the top on Thursday 8 March. The group delivered a 3,200-signature petition to 10 Downing Street, then met with ministers in an effort to persuade central government it must not allow greenfield house and road building to fund the sprawling development of the Kent Science Park.
20 Feb 2007

No 10 Downing Street

The Five Parishes Opposition Group are taking the petition to No 10 on the 8th March. The group will then attended a series of meetings...
19 Jan 2007

Join us on our Protest March

The Five Parishes Opposition Group made up of the 5 parishes of Rodmersham, Bapchild, Tunstall, Bredgar and Milstead are organising a protest march along Sittingbourne High Street on 3rd March.
02 Jul 2006

Science Park to unveil plans

The Kent Science Park is all set to embark on a public consultation of their plans for a massively expanded park, an A2/M2 link road and thousands of houses, while simultaneously putting forward an entirely different and limited scheme to the inspector of the current Local Plan Inquiry.
24 Apr 2005

Sandy Bruce-Lockhart Meeting

The five parishes opposition group were invited to meet with Sir Sandy Bruce Lockhart and Keith Ferrin to address our concerns over the proposals made by the Kent Science Park.
22 Jan 2005

Swale Forward Meeting

Bapchild Parish Council held a meeting with Swale Forward on the 6th January, to discuss the implications of its regeneration programme for Bapchild and the wider community. Primarily we wished to discuss the final phase of the Northern Relief Road and the Kent Science Park expansion.
13 Jan 2005

Swale Local Board meeting

At the public meeting of the Swale Local Board at Sittingbourne Community College last night, Councillor Keith Ferrin announced to a large audience of local residents that his position had now changed with regard to the Kent Science Park’s proposals.
13 Sep 2004

Why do we object?

The five parishes who oppose the Kent Science Park expansion plans, which, includes Bapchild, are to hold a public meeting to explain how the expansion of the park could affect residents.