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HSE make enquiries after Manston airport industrial accident

A man was airlifted to King’s College Hospital in London following the accident (pic: Tasha Girdler) Comments (0) HEALTH and Safety Executive (HSE) officers will visit the Manston airport site after a worker suffered a serious head injury there yesterday. Representatives could begin investigations at the site later today (Wednesday), after a spokesman confirmed the agency is aware of the incident …

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Man injured in ‘airport explosion’

A man has been seriously injured while dismantling an aircraft with an industrial grinder at Manston Airport, in Kent. The emergency services were called to the airport at 14:30 GMT, following reports of an explosion. The man was flown by air ambulance to a hospital in London. Kent Police said the incident was being treated as a suspected industrial accident. …

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BREAKING: Worker suffers ‘serious’ head injury at Manston airport

Comments (1) A MAN has been airlifted to hospital in London after suffering a serious injury at the Manston airport site. Ambulance crews were called to Manston at 1.50pm this afternoon (Tuesday) to respond to reports of a worker who had suffered a head injury. An air ambulance was scrambled to attend the incident shortly afterwards. The man had reportedly been …

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Manston Solved

Simple: TDC gets the District Valuer to value the Manston site, asap. TDC will have to get it valued if they want to CPO it (and they appear to be dead set on carrying out a CPO), and they should do it sooner rather than later – it might resolve their current predicament. If the value seems too low to …

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Council gives green light to Museum bid

From the minutes of the CCC Executive, 3rd July 2014 TO CONSIDER the report of the Head of Commissioning Expressions of Interest (EOI) to manage Herne Bay and Whitstable Museums. PDF 78 KB Additional documents: Expression of Interest form Herne Bay , item 31. Friends of Herne Bay Museum Constitution , item 31. Expression of Interest Whitstable Museum , item …

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If you live in the Canterbury City Council area…

There is a campaign afoot to improve the way our Council is run, by making it more democratic. The current “Leader & Executive” system concentrates power in just a few hands, resulting in decisions (opposing village green applications, the Westgate Towers traffic trial, the Local Plan and so on) that are against the public interest, and even against the wishes …

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John Gilbey got out of the wrong side of bed Part 2

It would seem that John Gilbey’s Saturday didn’t improve. Having slain his traffic-related opponents with his mightier-than-any-sword quill pen, he then swivelled his attention to focus on those who simply would not follow orders – in this case regarding the supposedly independent commission he was thinking of setting up to waylay the referendum on governance. (Translation: moving away from elected …

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How to run a Council – the case for change

THE PRESENT SYSTEM Canterbury has what is called a ‘Strong Leader and Executive’ system. This was adopted in 2002 after the government of the day made all councils choose between this and having an elected Mayor. The Councillors elect the Leader, who then chooses the Executive members, and can throw them off the Executive if they don’t say the right …

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Pier news: decking to be replaced for £140k

More than 700 square metres of the timber decking that surrounds the central tarmac area on Herne Bay pier will be replaced in a project costing around £140,000. Inspections have shown that while the pier’s substructure is sound, the timber runners and decking are not in such good condition and have deteriorated since the pavilion was removed. The area around …

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Beach hut owners to start paying market rent

Canterbury City Council is seeking views on future charging arrangements for beach huts. Ongoing tenancy negotiations with Beach Hut Owners’ Associations prompted the council to seek external legal advice on its position. As a result, a number of changes are being made to beach hut tenancies and the associated fees. The council’s barrister provided very clear legal advice that it …

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