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Conservation work in Pegwell is getting a boost thanks to a £500 donation from Southern Water and its contractors MGJV to mark the end of a major sewer pipe replacement. We handed over the cash to Pegwell & District Association to help volunteers preserve the natural habitats of the Western Undercliff and Pegwell Bay , […]


After some 30 years of fighting the corner of this part of Kent, Dr David Neden is taking a back seat. Richard Kinzler Chairman of the Pegwell & District Association said “Few people have contributed more to the cause of Environmental conservation in the area against what at times have seemed insurmountable odds. I feel […]


  The aim of the Pegwell & District Association is to preserve the natural environment and to protect Ramsgate’s Western Undercliff and Pegwell Bay from further development. We are fortunate to have inherited the benefits of a south-facing beach with safe bathing and a beautiful unspoiled expanse of coastline where large flocks of waders and […]


Congratulations to our Chairman Richard Kinzler on receiving a Gold for the forth year running in the Kent Wildlife Trust Wild about Gardens Awards. Any garden can be wildlife friendly and provide those important stepping stones our wildlife needs to enable it to move around our increasingly busy county. The Awards scheme celebrates the success […]

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The Pegwell & District Association has donated funds towards equipment for Kent Wildlife Trust’s largest and one of its most important nature reserves, with the only ancient dune pasture in Kent. The reserve is made up of a complex mosaic of habitats: Inter-Tidal M udflats , S altmarsh , Shingle Beach, Sand Dunes, Ancient Dune […]

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David is a journalist by trade, having worked in national and local press and publishing for more than 25 years. In the world of local newspapers, he was previously editor of Yourthanet and deputy editor of Kent on Sunday; before that, he had been deputy editor of Birdwatch magazine.The latter role was something of a […]

075_edited-1NEW On 23 March 2015 the Secretary of State announced her decision to approve a stretch of the England Coast Path in Kent between Folkestone and Ramsgate. This follows a hearing led by an appointed person from the Planning Inspectorate, held on 20 January 2015.Work is now underway to prepare the new stretch of coast […]

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The Pegwell & District Association has installed over 20 Nesting & Habitat boxes in Courtstairs Park this weekend.Woodpecker, Robin, Bat, Lacewing and Kestrel Boxes. With the increased loss of habitat in Thanet due to over development as well as increased pressures of human activity it is important to maximize our green spaces for wildlife. A […]


It has been a very busy year for the Association and I would like to reflect on some of our achievements, we remain active on many fronts from the protection of over development to our continued Conservation projects. Dr Michael Houghton has examined and advised on many Planning Proposals from Cliff Cottages to Pegwell Road […]


Waitrose in Ramsgate has raised a whopping £307.00 in Augusts Community Matters Scheme.A big thank you to all Waitrose customers who donated their token towards the Pegwell & District Association. Pictured from left to right is Tracy Edwards Department Manager Retail,Richard Kinzler Chairman of The Pegwell & District Association and Janine Child Partner Co-Ordination Manager.