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Faversham Society News - March 2020

Cleve Hill: Do You Realise Its Dangers? David Melville There are many reasons to object to the Cleve Hill power station proposal. Solar power is a good thing. However, the proposal to build the second-largest solar power station in Europe with the world’s largest storage battery on Faversham’s doorstep is simply wrong. Did you know […]

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Faversham Society News - February 2020

Despite a terrible weather forecast, a baker’s dozen of us braved the elements and set off from Faversham Guildhall on Boxing Day morning. OK, so we got wet and rather muddy, but that didn’t deter us. We made it safely, risking life and limb across fields, the railway line (twice) and across deep rucks made […]

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Faversham Society News January 2020

The Bridge is raised Harold Goodwin Faversham’s creek bridge was finally lifted off late on 9 December for inspection to see if it could be repaired. The inspection will take some time and a temporary bridge is to be installed to retain this important link across the waterway. The first pedestrian bridge, probably made from […]

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Faversham Society News December 2019

The Society in Music The inspiration for the musical Our Beautiful Town came directly from Christine Rayner’s book 50 Years of the Faversham Society 1962-2012. It tells of the epic struggle to protect this medieval gem of a town against the ruthless planners of the 1960s. It features some great stories about the individuals who […]

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Faversham Society News November 2019

Making the most of Faversham's natural heritage Matthew Hatchwell, until recently director of conservation, Zoological Society of London. Fleur Hall, off Gatefield Lane - 7.30pm Monday 28th October 2019 "Making the most of Faversham’s natural heritage” is what people have been doing in this landscape for thousands of years. Indeed, its natural heritage – its […]

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Faversham Society News October 2019

Faversham - a town for all seasons This small gallery illustrates how Faversham is truly a town for all seasons Making the most of Faversham's natural heritage "Making the most of Faversham’s natural heritage” is what people have been doing in this landscape for thousands of years. Indeed, its natural heritage – its coastal location, […]

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Faversham Society News September 2019

Station Scandal Faversham’s station is Grade II listed and surrounded by a conservation area. It is an important entrance to our town, yet over 20 years been allowed to deteriorate so that it looks like a slum. Now the society is campaigning to get it renovated. Railway Slum Campaign THE EDITORFaversham’s original station was built […]

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Faversham Society News August 2019

Chairman's Column Harold Goodwin June and July have not been holiday months for society volunteers. We have been busy! Lucie Neame and her team ran a successful Open Gardens on 30 June. We had 526 visitors to Fleur’s Georgian Garden. Open Houses is a Faversham first: we ran the first Open House 50 years ago […]

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