On 7 June 2016 parish councillors from Sellindge, Stanford, Saltwood, Postling, Lympne and Monks Horton were invited by Cllr David Monk, Leader of Shepway District Council to be briefed about the potential Garden Town at Otterpool Park.
For full details go to http://www.shepway.gov.uk/otterpool-park
Extract from Shepway Council website…
‘In March, the government invited local authorities to identify areas for new garden settlements, to increase the overall number of new homes being built nationally. The Department for Communities and Local Government have produced guidance on ‘Locally-Led Garden Villages, Towns and Cities.’ The government have offered to support local areas wanting to deliver a garden village, town or city. The first part of this process is to produce an expression of interest…’
Government Policy Paper – https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/locally-led-garden-villages-towns-and-cities