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Manston airfield radar stops working

Turned off? The Manston airfield radar Comments (0) THE Thales radar at Manston has stopped working. The STAR 2000 equipment, which provides feed to the MoD through a top “bar” which rotates around, sending out radar pulses, and capturing the returned pulses, is not owned by the MOD. The MOD did pay for a data feed from the radar into the …

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#Manston #nightflights

We would like to register our strong objection to the proposal for night flights over Ramsgate between 11pm and 7am.

Ramsgate has one of the highest concentrations of listed buildings in the country and the country's only royal harbour. This creates a special heritage asset that should be preserved at all costs, particularly since these are major features underpinning the future development of the area. This is important for the potential enhancement of tourism and employment in a sustainable way. We believe that the proposed night flight schedule would create unacceptable noise and pollution, thus irretrievably destroying the heritage nature of the town and blighting all of us who live under the flight path.

Click to have your say in the Public Consultation on Night Flights

I and my family (including two children age 8 and 12 years of age) are against night flights.

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