Archive for March 2011

Whitstable beach saved from commercialisation

We have helped to save the lovely West Beach at Whitstable in Kent from commercialisation.  Canterbury City Council’s Development Control Committee last night (8 March) unanimously refused plans from the Whitstable Oyster Fishery Company to erect a beach café near Coastguard Alley.  The society, with the Whitstable Beach Campaign and over 120 others, had objected…

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Gloucestershire benefactor ensures public paths are well marked

The public paths around Cheltenham in Gloucestershire continue to be well marked, thanks to the far-sightedness of Cheltenham benefactor Herbert Lucas Bradbury.   Mr Bradbury died in 1959 leaving £1,500 on trust for erecting and maintaining signposts on public paths within a six-mile radius of Cheltenham Post Office. The fund, known as the Bradbury Bequest, is…

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