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Too many Canterbury decisions made by planners from outside city

The Wilson Perspective: Better local engagement is needed on planning issues, says Dave Wilson.

“Westminster is weird…and all I heard for months was ‘do Brexit’,...

In the second part of her exclusive interview Canterbury and Whitsable MP Rosie Duffield reveals what her constituents need help with most.

Politics and the potential fall-out for east Kent

After the government warned that Canterbury might have to design a local plan with Thanet, the district council's former leader Chris Wells looks at what went wrong with his authority's housing strategy.

What price to Canterbury of Thanet’s local plan chaos?

Thanet Council's failure to produce a housing plan could have repercussions for Canterbury, warns communities secretary SajidJavid.

Developers want to create “world class complex” on edge of city

The site next to university and school will be put to multiple purposes if planning permission is granted.

Large housing scheme for golf course set to be approved

Canterbury City Council is poised to grant permission for scheme which will go towards meeting the target of 16,000 new homes in the district.

Purpose built student blocks are a problem – not a solution

Steve Williams asks whether more halls of residence are really the future for a city already grappling with complex housing issues.

Developers could exploit legal loophole to build fewer affordable homes in...

A prominent city councillor fears that developers poised to build thousands of houses across the district could avoid building lower priced homes.

The effects of migration from London are many – and that’s...

The Wilson Perspective: The influx into the Canterbury district from the capital has brought myriad changes - and benefits, argues columnist Dave Wilson.

Balanced communities are key to thriving residential areas in Canterbury

The most successful communities are a mix of student and non-student houses, argues Prof Rick Norman.

Number of Canterbury student properties poised to drop, predicts politician

A senior city councillor says that as more purpose -built university accommodation is created, properties in residential streets will be freed up.

Residents’ chairman: Reducing student lets will help Canterbury families find homes

David Kemsley wants to see the number of student lets limited to help permanent residents in need of accommodation.
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