Flygrazers horses sheepfold lane junction A2070/A2042, Ashford Kent

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Dear Kent County Council,

Please can you tell me your intentions regarding three adult ponies and one four month old foal that have been abandoned on your land? They have been there nearly four years. Sadly another foal is due imminently.
This land floods very deeply in winter and is already begining to hold water. These animals need removing before winter sets in. Only afew locals feed and water when they can but stopping there is hugely dangerous. PLEASE REMOVE THEM or start supplying hay and clean water as is the law.
There is also another herd in the paddock next to it,both paddock's are situated in the middle of the bypass. I understand you have given permission and take a rent for allowing the owner to use this plot but who is responsible for the fencing? These horses have begun to escape into the bypass recently,If a car hits them it will be carnage and definitely result in the death of any horse but also serious injury or death to road users who may hit them. Is there anyway you can errect stronger solid fencing and gate posts to prevent further escape if you are allowing horses to graze there.

Yours faithfully,
Karan may

Kent County Council

Good afternoon,

If you have any concerns regarding the welfare of an animal, please contact the RSPCA at the link below:
https://www.rspca.org.uk/utilities/conta...

If you have any complaints or comments on KCC land and/or practices, please use the link below to lodge this:
https://www.kent.gov.uk/about-the-counci...

Regarding your questions regarding information held by KCC regarding KCC's intentions regarding the ponies and who is responsible for the fences, this will be logged shortly under the Freedom of Information act, and processed accordingly.

Kind regards,

Kelly Leeson | Information Access Officer | Information Resilience & Transparency Team | Kent County Council | Room 2.87, Sessions House, Maidstone, ME14 1XQ | Phone 03000 415985 | Fax 03000 420303 |  Access to Information | Please see our Information Rights Privacy Notice for details of how we process your personal data in line with our data protection obligations |

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Our reference: 10245489

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Dear Ms May
   
Thank you for your email which we received on 15 November 2019.
 
 
Kent County Council (KCC) acknowledges your request for information, which
we will consider under the relevant legislation (Freedom of Information
Act 2000 and/or Environmental Information Regulations 2004).
 
Assuming KCC holds this information, we will endeavour to supply the data
to you as soon as possible but no later than 13 December 2019 (20 working
days from date of receipt).
 
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Information request
Our reference: 10245489

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Dear ‎Ms May‏
 
I am writing to ask you to clarify your request. This is because we need
further details from you in order to identify and locate the
information.Therefore I should be grateful if you would clarify the below:
 
In order to answer whether KCC owns the land in question, please could we
request that the attached map be marked with the exact location being
referred to.
 
I will not be able to take this matter further without this extra
information from you. Please let me know by 18/01/2020.
 
If I do not hear from you within the timeframe provided, I shall take it
that you do not wish to pursue this request and will consider the request
closed. 
 
Yours sincerely
 
 
Kelly Leeson
Strategic and Corporate Services
 
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