University refuses request described as abuse of power by the Green Party Kent Police is under fire this week after it emerged the force asked for list of peopler who attended a fracking debate at Canterbury Christ Church University last month. The force claims it made the demand for reason of “public safety” and to assess “the threat and risk …Read More »
A piece of my mind – Julie Wassmer, TV writer, author and campaigner FROM 7.30pm tonight (Wednesday) I will be taking part in my first public debate — speaking out against fracking. Canterbury Christ Church University has organised the event, which will be filmed and which has attracted some very prestigious fellow speakers. Also putting forward the case against tracking …Read More »
Greens unveil Ed Targett as election candidate The latest contender to challenge for North Thanet and Herne Bay MP Sir Roger Gale’s seat at the next election has been revealed. Former Herne Bay Times reporter Ed Targett is the Green Party’s first candidate in the seat since 1992 after helping establish a new Thanet group in 2012. Father-of-two Mr Targett, …Read More »
Night flights are not "make or break" for Manston airport, it will struggle regardless - that's the claim from Phil Rose of the No Night Flights group, which is campaigning against proposals to introduce scheduled flights between 11pm and 7am from Manston airport.
Mr Rose poured scorn on claims by the district's Conservative group that ending restrictions would improve the airport's fortunes.Read More »