Our candidates for the district and town local elections on Thursday 2nd May 2019. Continue reading Your Labour Candidates
The Working Mens Club closed in May 2014 and was left to become derelict. In February 2015 it was bought by Sevenoaks District Council for £1.25 million with a promise to develop the site for housing and shops. Since that time the club has been demolished, along with the fine former CAB building next door. The site remains a vacant site and an eyesore. Continue reading The Working Men’s Club Site
Thanks to all the those Swanley residents who responded to Labours petition to save the Rec. Thanks to the Labour supporters who demanded a Town meeting and thanks to all the residents who turned out on Friday night to have their say. We have all seen copies of the “Vision Statement” for Swanley recommending. To build a Leisure Centre on the Rec To build a … Continue reading Victory for Our Save the Rec Campaign!
The big question remains why are our councillors telling us Swanley Residents that they are opposed to development on the Rec while approving the Master Plan at Sevenoaks? Continue reading BE AFRAID, BE VERY AFRAID
Letter to the Chief Planning officer YOUR REF: SE/16/02226/FUL I wish to strongly object to the proposals to build tower blocks on the existing car parks in Swanley Town Centre on the following grounds: The building on 350 new flats will be obtrusive to the existing residents in Berkley Court Nightingale Way. The proposal comes before the Overall vision for Swanley was been completed so … Continue reading Swanley Town Centre ReDevelopment Letter
A £500,000 drop in reserves and balances held by Swanley Town Council was disclosed at the meeting of the Councils Finance Committee on 22 June. This was declared in the Annual Return which had delayed due to demands on the workload of the Town Clerk. Continue reading Half a Million Pound Loss?
The wishes of the Residents of Beechenlea Lane were swept aside by the planning Inspector on 27 June when he approved the building of 61 new dwellings behind their homes. The only access to the new estate being via the narrow Beechenlea Lane. Continue reading The Wishes of Broom Hill Residents Swept Aside
Residents who have been asking me the reasons why the Swanley Town Council have failed to publish their annual accounts within the statutory time limit. Continue reading STC Council Failing to Publish Annual Accounts