You may find it shocking, but Kent County Council's planning committee has APPROVED the plans to tear down and quarry Oaken Wood - an ancient woodland...
The Save Oaken Wood Action Group urge you to write to the Secretary of State and Helen Grant [link for Facebook users] - please do so.
If you're interested, here are a number of new articles on this around the web...
BBC: Oaken Wood quarry plan approved by Kent councillors
BBC: Woodland Trust legal threat over Oaken Wood quarry plan
kentnews.co.uk: Woodland Trust fighting KCC over Oaken Wood development plans
Kent Messenger: Oaken Wood quarry plan to be reviewed
kentnews.co.uk: KCC allows Gallagher Aggregates to dig for more ragstone in ancient woodlands of Oaken Wood in Barming
The Independent: Quarry plan danger for ancient woodland
The Woodland Trust: Save Oaken Wood Campaign
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