1,400th anniversary in 2023
Many older buildings date from this time. Being further along the valley from Adisham, Wingham would be affected by issues like traffic, light pollution and sewage/drainage from any development.
Aylesham was initially build to accommodate workers of nearby coal mines. In recent years the number of houses has hugely increased.
Kent Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty is first established.
Canterbury City Council publishes the plan, which includes a new town of 3,200 houses between Adisham and Aylesham.
At a Cabinet meeting, CCC votes to proceed to the R18 public consultation on the draft plan.
The three month "R18" process starts.
Adisham was among 19 Parish Councils who attended a meeting at Canterbury Guildhall to raise questions with CCC officers.
Over 200 people attend a meeting in the church organised by Adisham Parish Council and CARE, with a talk by the director of CPRE Kent.
CARE commences a series of sessions at the Village Hall to offer advice on completing the public consultation.
CCC's R18 public consultation closes after three months.
CARE, Adisham Parish Council and other local groups were given longer to respond due to the scale of the R1 and R20 plans.
CARE begins a series of meetings with representatives of the main political parties, ahead of the May local elections.
The National Planning Policy Framework covers areas including planning, house-building, development, infrastructure and pollution. CARE and WOAW submitted a joint response.
Lib Dems gain Little Stour and Adisham; Conservatives lose 15 seats on Canterbury City Council, including their leader; gains for Labour, Lib Dems and Greens; Labour narrowly take Dover from Conservatives. Labour and the Lib Dems announce a coalition and say they will review the draft Local Plan.
The Planning Committee votes 9-4 to approve the warehouses on land within the Kent Downs AONB between Adisham and Bridge.
A cross-party working group is redrafting the Local Plan. Publication will be followed by a repeat of the 12-week "Regulation 18" consultation period.
Over a number of days, an inspector will hear comments from individuals who have commented on the local plan, and make a decision on whether the plan is "sound" and meets legal requirements. Read more about how the process works