Forked Tongue “… my own constituents living in the Thanet villages and Herne Bay on the flight paths have a right to due consideration and to the greatest achievable protection from noise and disturbance that is achievable and compatible with the lawful use of the airfield. That is why I have again consistently opposed any extension of night flying at …Read More »
OPPOSITION is mounting to the threat of sleep-busting night flights above Herne Bay. Kent International Airport owner Infratil is asking Thanet District Council to overturn the ban on regular night flying, which could lead to up to six cargo planes a night flying directly over the town.
I have never supported night flights from Manston and do not propose to do so.Read More »
Our diligent spies never rest and never sleep, even without night flights.
The latest news is that the gaggle of Kiwis visiting Thanet will be meeting our dazzling local MPs Roger Gale and Laura Sandys. As we all know from recent posts here, both MPs have publicly declared their opposition to night flights...Read More »
Thanet District Council say:
The council will be carrying out a full twelve week public consultation to gather the views of as many local people as possible in the next couple of months. This will be facilitated on behalf of the council by Ipsos MORI. Please could I encourage you to take part in this process once it begins.Read More »
In April, a number of local politicians were asked: “Do you support night flights from Manston Airport?” It’s great to have such high profile local Conservative politicians agreeing with our message: No Night Flights!! Roger Gale said “No” Laura Sandys said “No, I do not support night flights from or to Manston.”Read More »
Kiwis fly in
All along the flight path, the whispered words are spreading like wildfire: the bigwigs of a company on the other side of the world are coming to Kent on Monday. I'm thrilled at the prospect of these well-travelled, high-spending visitors plastering shop counters with their New Zealand dollars, but I can't help wondering why exactly they're coming, and why now?Read More »