Public Notice Tonbridge & Malling Borough Council Town & Country Planning Acts – Notice of Application

The Following applications have been submitted to the Council and are being advertised for the reason(s) given in each case TM/17/02224/FL

RECEIVED: 9th August 2017 VALIDATED: 9th August 2017 APPLICANT: Dr A. M. Crosse

c/o Building Design Studio Mr Leslie Hutchinson 26 Kings Hill Avenue King Hill West Malling ME194AE

PROPOSAL: Application for extension, alteration and conversion of existing bungalow to form x2 two to three bedroom two storey semi-detached dwelling houses and the erection of x1 new two bedroom bungalow associated access, parking & turning.

LOCATION: 281 London Road West Malling Kent ME195AE



Notice is hereby given that an Application is being made to Tonbridge & Malling Borough Council by Tracey Jane Whitmore, for The renewal of a Licence for a Sex Shop at the premises known as Vibez UK Ltd, situated at Unit 3, 2M Trade park, Beddow Way, Aylesford, Kent ME20 7BT.

Any comments/objections to the application should be made in writing to The Chief Solicitor Tonbridge & Malling Borough Council, Gibson Building, Gibson Drive, Kings Hill, West Malling, Kent ME19 4LZ, by no later than 8th October 2017.



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THE Kent County Show en- joyed fine weather and bumper crowds at the show- grounds in Detling. More than 80,000

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Bridging the gap to business prosperity

TRADERS and home ownersin Snodland are heading fora bonanzawith a newroad bridge across the RiverMedway set to openwithinweeks,bring- ing newprosperity to the town.

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which is due to open in September, has been built by developer Tren- port, as the key to Peters Village, a 1,000 home new community on the east bank nearWouldham. With Snodlandalready feeling the

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NEW building proposals for Malling are being drawn up as Ton- bridge and Malling Council works on its emerging Local Plan. See the four-page supplement by Malling Action Partnership, which supports people, businesses and events in the 11 parishes in the Malling area.

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Better buses call

PARENTS are urging action to get better school bus services from Kings Hill and West Malling.

Phone boxes saved

VILLAGERS have come up with ways of retaining their red phone boxes.

An early Christmas

CHILD choristors in Mereworth are recording a CD of fes- tive songs in October.

Playground anger

KINGS Hill residents say they were misled about a planned new play area. 6

Petition against gym

AN outdoor gym in Leybourne has been dismissed as a waste of money. 12

Joe’s dash for cash

THE last pub in Ditton looks set for a new lease of life as an office block.

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