Julia Batt

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St. Andrew’s Park

by Julia on 8 November, 2007

St. Andrew’s Park is a beautiful listed (grade II) building that was previously part of Barming mental hospital. Around 5 years ago, it was converted into apartments with a lovely amount of open green space around it. Sadly though there have been issues with the development and it’s been difficult to get the developer to […]

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Coriander Drive – Lamp post problem

by Julia on 4 October, 2007

Coriander Drive  Case opened 18th Sep ’07 – Lamp posts have been placed around the shops on the Oakwood Hospital estate without proper consultation with neighbours. I am investigating the possiblitiy of having them moved. Update – 25th Sep ’07 – Have confirmed that these are not Kent County Council lamp posts and have been […]

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A letter to the Kent Messenger…

by Julia on 24 September, 2007

I’ve sent the following into the Letters page of the KM today: Dear Sir, I refer to Councillor Pollington’s letter (KM 21/09/07) regarding Maidstone’s local planning policy. Had Councillor Pollington attended some of the planning training provided for all elected Councillors, he would have heard an independent trainer praise the fact that our local plan […]

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Freshlands Estate – Trim trail equipment

by Julia on 14 September, 2007

To ease some anti-social behaviour occuring on the Freshlands Estate, it has been agreed that one of the pieces of trim trail equipment will be moved. Currently, one of the pieces is just a few feet from a property and has become a ‘hang out’ bench, rather than the fun activity it was designed for. […]

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