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Outrage as article describes Thanet as similar to Chernobyl and like ‘a small module of erupted spleen.’

A national newspaper article describing Thanet as ‘Chernobyl-like’ and “a small module of erupted spleen” has sparked cross-party criticism in the area. The piece, in today’s Sunday Times by Camilla Long – the paper’s film critic – said Thanet was bilious, forlorn and desolate in a portrait of the area ahead of the election. She also described it as “the English …

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Shadow transport secretary: government slow to act on Manston…

Shadow transport minister Michael Dugher Comments (0) SHADOW transport secretary Michael Dugher has claimed the government is not acting quickly enough in its attempts to help reopen Manston airport. The MP for Barnsley East was in Ramsgate this afternoon (Thursday) to visit the campaign office of South Thanet Labour candidate Will Scobie. Mr Dugher said: “The government say they are looking …

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Night Flights vote

TDC listened, and said “No” – will Mr Buchanan get the message? On the face of it, it looks like a straightforward example of democracy at its best. If only. A local council is faced with a difficult decision that involves complex technical issues. Quite correctly it takes advice from technical experts – in this case, two separate firms of …

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