Bagpuss star: ‘Don’t build 1,300 homes on this beautiful Whitstable farmland’

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Kent Online

By mchesson@thekmgroup.co.uk (Max Chesson) A star of iconic children’s TV show Bagpuss is among those fighting against plans for a 1,300-home estate on a sprawling plot of farmland. Emily Firmin – who played the beloved cat’s owner in the 1970s programme – believes the proposals for the site the size of 110 football pitches off South Street in Whitstable will ruin the “beautiful” area. The 57-year-old is campaigning alongside fellow local Moi Poulton to ensure the plot, called Brooklands Farm, is not transformed into the sweeping development. Speaking to KentOnline, Ms Firmin said: “We are sho…

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