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Faversham Society News - October 2022

Seventy years ago, on 8 February, 1952, the proclamation of Queen Elizabeth II was read from the outside Faversham Guildhall by town clerk Sydney Wilson. He is pictured with the mayor, Frederick Johnson, and his chaplain, the Rev E. E. Stanton

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Faversham Society News - September 2022

August has brought more heat and now a hosepipe ban. With climate change, there is an urgent need for South East Water to increase storage and reassure us that there is an adequate supply of water for the new housing developments around Faversham.

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Faversham Society News - August 2022

The Cleve Hill solar development at Graveney is active again. The developer, now Project Fortress, is applying to Swale Council for the discharge of planning conditions.

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Faversham Society News - July 2022

As I write this, work on the second-hand bookshop is drawing to a close, and the move is likely to take place soon.

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Faversham Society News - June 2022

This year is both the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee and the Faversham Society’s 60th. The platinum jubilee will be celebrated in the heart of the town and on the Rec.

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Faversham Society News - April/May 2022

A printable PDF version of this newsletter can be downloaded from HERE Chairman's Column HAROLD GOODWIN I have been away working in South Africa for three weeks and missed the arrival of spring; everywhere is much greener than it was when I left on 24 March. Time away always reminds me that Faversham is a […]

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Faversham Society News - April 2022

A printable PDF version of this newsletter can be downloaded from HERE Letter from the Chair HAROLD GOODWIN For the first time in the Society’s history, there will not be a Faversham Society Newsletter this month. Our Honorary Editor is indisposed. Our VIC and shop has opened in its new location at 12 Market Place. […]

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Faversham Society News - March 2022

A printable PDF version of this newsletter can be downloaded from HERE Chairman's Column HAROLD GOODWIN The new Faversham Society visitor information centre and shop will be formally opened by the town’s mayor at 10am on Saturday, 26 February. Christine Smith and her team, with help from Abbey Removals, will be moving that week, hoping […]

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Faversham Society News - February 2022

A printable PDF version of this newsletter can be downloaded from HERE Chairman's Column HAROLD GOODWIN The wooden roller shutters have now been fitted to the new Visitor Information Centre at 12 Market Place and I hope you will agree that they are attractive. There is just a little painting and joinery needed to complete […]

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Faversham Society News - January 2022

A printable PDF version of this newsletter can be downloaded from HERE Arthur’s Archive goes online CHRIS WOOTTON Since Arthur Percival died in 2014, a small group of volunteers has been working on his archive at the Fleur de Lis museum. Arthur, a founder and director of the Faversham Society, had an extensive archive, comprising […]

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