Sep 052014
The battle of Lodge Hill part 7: Medway’s decision means a call to arms

The RSPB has been campaigning to stop a development of 5000 houses on Chattenden Woods and Lodge Hill SSSI. This ex-MOD training ground is home to a nationally important population of nightingales (possibly the most important site in the UK for this iconic and declining species), as well as ancient woodland and rare grassland. Last […]

Nov 282011
Save the Chattenden Woods Nightingales and other wildlife!

28th November 2011 Kent Wildlife Groups warn of severe threat to North Kent’s nationally important wildlife – Medway council’s development brief to build housing right next to Chattenden Woods. A planning application for a 5,000 house development is likely to cause extensive damage to the area’s wildlife, says Kent Wildlife Trust (KWT), the Royal Society […]