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Radio ham loses his baffle to keep 30ft mast

A radio enthusiast has been refused permission to keep a 30ft mast in his garden by Canterbury City Council’s planning committee. In August the Gazette reported that 73-year-old Armando Martins had been forced to submit a retrospective application to the council for the mast at the Thornhurst sheltered housing complex in Beltinge. It followed a two-year battle with other residents …

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Pirate radio DJ’s anger as officers pull the plug

A far-right shock jock operating a pirate radio station out of house in Herne Bay has been raided by police. Officers burst into Davey Russell’s detached home near the Queen Victoria Memorial Hospital at just after 8am on Tuesday. Broadcasting and communications watchdog Ofcom led the raid, which saw radio equipment removed from the house. Russell, 44, is a leading …

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