Settle down with the latest edition of Kent Voice

For all manner of reasons, life is throwing up its challenges at the moment. So here’s the Autumn-Winter 2021/22 edition of Kent Voice to bring some cheer.
There’s a brilliant array of photographs from across the county in Kent, Our Kent, along with features on garden nature, wildlife crime, approval for the largest solar park in the country and proposed changes to the planning system that should alarm us all. Of course, your regular favourites are also there…
To enjoy, just click here
Friday, November 13, 2020

Kent Voice: you can read the new edition now!

With many of us having to spend much of our time at home for the foreseeable future, we can at least settle down with the new edition of Kent Voice. Along with all your regular favourites, there are articles on the battle for Wincheap Water Meadows, the timely issue of food security, the problem of light pollution and the delights of Elmley National Nature Reserve.
You can read Kent Voice here

Friday, March 20, 2020

Kent Voice: read it here!

The latest edition of Kent Voice (Autumn-Winter 2019/20) is out now. Lucky members have already received theirs in the post, but you don’t have to miss out as you can read it here!
Passivhaus, a district chairman’s comparison of two counties (one of them of course being Kent) and a colourful reflection on CPRE Kent’s 90th birthday… they’re all in there, along with your regular favourites and so much more.

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Here’s your latest Kent Voice… read it online!

Click on the front page above to read Kent Voice, Spring-Summer 2019

The Spring-Summer 2019 edition of Kent Voice has a varied range of articles for your delectation.
Barrie Gore has vacated the chairman’s seat at Canterbury CPRE and has some whether views, whether you live in the cathedral city or not.
John Wotton, on the other hand, has taken up his position as chairman of the county branch. We have an enlightening interview with him.
There’s also the second part of Geoff Meaden’s study of humankind’s assault on the environment; here he considers approaches to reversing the destructive trend.
Dick Bate, meanwhile, delivers what might just be the best analysis of our country’s shambolic planning system you will ever read.
There is, of course, also a whole lot more for you to get stuck into. Enjoy!

Monday, May 13, 2019




The new-look Kent Voice is out now… and you can read it here

The Autumn-Winter 2018 edition of Kent Voice has a wholly new look. See what you think (and let us know)

The latest edition of Kent Voice is out and has a completely new look, so we’d love to know what you think of it (you can email your thoughts to
Items include features on the loss of our wildlife, the potential environmental impact of Brexit and the grim reality of the vast solar farm planned for the North Kent Marshes.
It is also time to bid farewell to Christine Drury, who ends her five-year stint as CPRE Kent chair next month; she shares some reflections and thoughts with us.
Otherwise, Local Plans, stag beetles, news from across the county and a whole lot more are in there for your delectation, so read the Autumn-Winter edition of Kent Voice here

Monday, October 29, 2018

Make your voice heard in Kent Voice!

It’s that time! Winter’s late if ultimately unspectacular splutter into life means one thing to us at CPRE Kent Towers… it’s the season to start putting together the spring/summer edition of Kent Voice.
This, of course, is the biannual magazine for our county branch of CPRE and carries a range of articles, features and updates on more technical matters such as the current state of play with Local Plans across the county.
We are always keen to carry the view of our members – and indeed anyone with opinions on what we as an organisation do or what is going on in the Kent countryside.
If you would like a letter printed or wish to respond to what has been included in previous editions, please email the magazine’s editor David Mairs at or phone 01233 714547.
If you need any further convincing, you can read the Autumn/Winter 2017 edition here
We look forward to hearing from you!

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Autumn/Winter Kent Voice out now

The new edition of Kent Voice is packed with articles and updates on our campaigns, including our recent victory at the Court of Appeal with the quashing of planning permission for 600 homes in the AONB at Farthingloe.


There are lots of interesting articles ranging from the difficulties in getting rural affordable homes built, keeping garden chickens, light pollution and the heritage of hops and orchards in Kent. plus we are encouraging people to try to recruit more members so have included a membership form and also an article on volunteering with us – do take a look.

To read Kent Voice click here.