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Warning on rogue trader

Trading Standards officers are searching for a rogue trader who is using a false logo to offer home improvement work. The man, driving a white Peugeot Partner van with the registration YK, claims to be from a company called Anglian Driveways. Kent County Council issued the alert on Tuesday as the van uses a logo which is “nearly identical” to …

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Police alerted after van driver approached Herne Bay schoolboy

Frances Nation with some of her pupils outside the Herne Bay Junior School Comments (0) Police officers, parents, and the Kent County Council have been put on the alert by Herne Bay Junior School, after one of their pupils was approached by a stranger in a white van. The incident took place at 8.10am yesterday (Wednesday 18). A boy on his …

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Anger seems to be in the news. I think people should be more angry about things that matter – like the loss of our public services. Across England, privatisation of the NHS threatens to destroy our national treasure while in Kent our much-valued network of 99 libraries is being put up for grabs. We are being asked by Kent County …

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Stranger danger alert issued after Herne Bay Junior School pupil approached by white van while walking to school

A primary school has issued a stranger danger alert after a child was approached by a white van driver while walking to school today. The incident took place at 8.10am when a man in an unmarked white van asked the Herne Bay Junior school pupil if they wanted a lift to school. The child ran away and reported it to …

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KCC leader Paul Carter says MPs’ report on Manston is a travesty of the truth

The Conservative leader of Kent County Council has hit back at MPs who criticised the authority over its failure to protect Manston as an airport. Cllr Paul Carter has formally complained about a report published by the cross-party transport select committee, saying it is a travesty, misleading and should be withdrawn. MPs on the committee took KCC to task in …

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BACA calls for Manston airport to reopen

BACA has called for Manston airport to reopen as a “cargo hub” Comments (0) THE Baltic Air Charter Association (BACA) has called for the Department for Transport to investigate why Manston airport was allowed to close in a short timeframe. BACA, the world’s largest air charter organisation with over 220 members, says reopening the airport as a cargo hub would free …

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MANSTON AIRPORT: Thanet council leader says no evidence of KCC…

Comments (0) THANET council leader Iris Johnston has welcomed a Transport Select Committee report which criticised KCC for a lack of action to help save Manston airport. The report, released yesterday, said KCC holds responsibility for aviation in the county but, despite passing a motion to support Thanet council in efforts to retain the airport, it failed to do so. The …

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Kent to get higher speed rail link

Southeastern said improvements to the service would be complete by 2019 Up to 10 minutes is to be slashed from journey times between Thanet and London with the help of a £12m investment, it has been announced. Infrastructure and operational changes will potentially reduce journeys from 71 minutes in peak times to 63 minutes. Local MP Laura Sandys hailed the …

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KCC slammed in Transport Select Committee’s Manston airport…

The Transport Select Committee report said KCC held responsibility for aviation in the county Comments (0) KENT County Council’s reaction to the closure of Manston airport has been slammed by the Transport Select Committee’s report on smaller airports. Released this morning (Friday), the report criticised KCC for a lack of action, despite passing a motion to support Thanet council in efforts …

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Members sought for BID board CANTERBURY: The controversial Canterbury Business Improvement District is looking for local businessowners to make up its new permanent board of directors. Levy paying members of the BID have all been sent packs telling them how to stand for the board, should they want to. Since being formed last year, the BID has been guided by …

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