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Manston does NOT have to be an airport

This planning lark! The airport pressure groups like to tell everyone that Cartner & Musgrave’s Manston site is an airport, has always been an airport, and can only ever be an airport. Well, that’s not strictly true, is it? Here are some facts. The old Thanet Local Plan ran out of life years ago. TDC then applied to the Secretary of State …

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On the right path for better coastal walks…

Public to have chance to view plans for new access THE public will have better access to more of the east Kent coastline if proposals from Natural England are accepted. The Government agency has revealed its plans for the 40 kilo. metres of coastline between Ramsgate and Whitstable, part of the evolving England Coast Path, following the Secretary of State’s …

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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a report published by the cross-party transport select committee, saying it is a travesty, misleading and should be withdrawn.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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‘FIGHT IS NOT YET OVER’ SAYS BAY MP

Sir Roger Gale asks Secretary of State to help in Queen Vic row BAY MP Sir Roger Gale has asked the Secretary of State to intervene in the fight to keep services at the Queen Victoria Hospital. As officials announced they would be pressing ahead with their plans to move outpatient clinics to Whitstable despite huge public opposition, Sir Roger …

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MP wades into fight to save Queen Vic services

Sir Roger criticises trust’s plans for hospital MP SIR Roger Gale has asked the Secretary of State to intervene in the battle to keep outpatient clinics at Herne Bay’s hospital. Sir Roger has contacted Jeremy Hunt with his concerns over plans to make patients travel to Estuary View medical centre at Whitstable or further afield. Reduce Hospital bosses want to …

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