Monthly Archives: January 2016

Leisure Centre to go on The Green

Last night’s Hythe Town Council meeting decided 11- 4 that the leisure centre should go on The Green subject to some conditions proposed by Councillor Dearden including that it should be a 70 year lease for a peppercorn rent and that the rest of the open space on The Green be protected. The discussion about […]

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Financial Case for Leisure Centre on PP is Marginal

With the big decision about the leisure centre to be made at Hythe Town Hall next Mon 18th 6.45, it seems a good time to remind everyone of this paragraph from the agenda papers from last November’s Shepway cabinet meeting:   “3.10.However, in addition to the estimates above it is important to recognise there are […]

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Outcome of Town Meeting

The town meeting didn’t really have an outcome last night. Lots of understandably emotive speeches about not putting the leisure centre on The Green and a valiant attempt by Dr Geoff Burrell to introduce some facts into the proceedings. Everybody seemed equally keen to avoid having the facility on Princes Parade but I’m not sure […]

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Town Meeting on Friday 8 January

It hasn’t been all that well publicised so far but a town meeting will be held in Hythe on Friday night to discuss the proposal to build a new swimming pool on The Green. Six residents have requested the gathering to allow members of the public to have their say on the matter – although […]

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