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French businessman Thaddée Segard says commuting from Calais could solve Canterbury district’s housing problem

Cross-Channel commuting could hold the key to solving some of Kent’s housing problems, a French businessman claims. Thaddée Segard says increasing pressure to build thousands of homes in the Canterbury district in particular would be eased if Brits moved to Calais. Eurotunnel bosses have endorsed the idea and urged politicians to back the scheme. Businessman Thaddée Segard in Calais Property …

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Rail users warned of more delays

Dave Ward said Network Rail had hoped to present a new station after ‘months of misery’ London Bridge commuters are being warned to expect more cancellations, delays and overcrowding as the railway station undergoes redevelopment. Network Rail has admitted the situation was “unacceptable” and “embarrassing” and said it stemmed from an ineffectual timetable which did not fit the new infrastructure. …

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Carter prefers Manston to Boris Island

Kent County Council leader Paul Carter has hit back at Boris Johnson's call for a new airport in the Thames Estuary. Mr Johnson, the Tories' London mayoral candidate, is calling on the Government to reconsider plans for a new airport in the estuary instead of going ahead with the widely opposed plans for a third runway at Heathrow.

But Cllr Carter on the other hand believes Kent International Airport at Manston could be the solution to improve airport capacity and has invited MP Boris Johnson to see for himself.

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