KENT INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT CONSULTATIVE COMMITTEE MEETING IN PUBLIC – in the Airport Departure Lounge Friday 30th November 2012 6.30pm AGENDA Chairman’s welcome & opening Minutes of last meeting Matters Arising Short introduction to the public part of the Meeting by P Twyman, Chair of KIACC Short presentations from Community Fund recipients Report from the Airport Management – a presentation on …Read More »
Community groups say they do not believe allowing the flights would bring any economic benefit to the residents of Thanet, and may in fact bring harm to the area due to the impact of noise and air pollution.
Many also say that if the proposed operations went ahead, they could actually deter people who might be planning to move their businesses to the area or thinking of buying a home there.Read More »
"May you live in interesting times" ran the old Chinese curse, and it appears that Thanet may be about to overdose on political "interest".
The local election in May left Thanet with a more-or-less hung council: 27 Conservative, 26 Labour and 3 Independents. In exchange for chairmanship of their preferred committees, the Indies backed Cllr Bayford's bid for leadership - oh well, at least it was naked self-interest, rather than anything underhand...Read More »