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Government proposal to extend Discovery Park Enterprise Zone to…

Comments (0) THE government has outlined plans to add Manston airport and Betteshanger to the Discovery Park Enterprise Zone. The status was granted to the then-Pfizer site in August 2011 after the pharmaceutical giant pulled most of its business out of Sandwich. The status, which gives five years of tax breaks potentially worth £21.4 million, access to simplified planning rules and …

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London Bridge disruption criticised

New platforms and signalling at the station have caused travel disruption in January Travel disruption and overcrowding at London Bridge because of rebuilding work has been criticised by government minister Michael Fallon. The station is being rebuilt as part of the £6.5bn Thameslink Programme. The Conservative MP for Sevenoaks said there had been “too much disruption” and some serious overcrowding”. …

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The last ditch bid to save Manston airport

TALKS are taking place this week with a possible buyer for Manston airport. Owner Ann Gloag, who bought the site in October, announced last week that staff are in consultation over the predicted closure by April 9. North Thanet and Herne Bay MP Sir Roger Gale has since revealed he is in discussions with an interested party – if Ann …

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