Residents bid for village green

People living in part of Westgate-on-Sea are bidding to have a school field granted "Village Green" status

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Law School helps battle for village green

A battle between a school which owns a field near Margate, and local residents who want it open to the public, looks as though it could be won by the community.

A legal bid to declare the land a "village green" - backed by free advice from the University of Kent's Law School - has just been given approval from the County Council's Inspector after a five day enquiry.

David Johns reports, speaking to solicitor Elaine Sherratt from the University of Kent, law student Hannah Lennox, and local resident Graham Rickett.

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