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Wednesday, 28 September 2011

Monday, 19 September 2011

Saturday, 17 September 2011

Sleep tight before the night flights bite

If you live within earshot of Manston, a good night's sleep will soon be something you can only dream of.

Make the most of your shut-eye before your Council sells you down the river...

Friday, 16 September 2011

Wednesday, 14 September 2011

Infidel over Ramsgate

Fly over Ramsgate all you want. Whatever. The S106 at Manston is basically permission to do pretty much as you like...

Manston swept away

Ruritanian-based airport operator Infidel has thrown caution to the wind and is sniffing around Thanet, looking for an airport to buy. Instead of, ahem, doing any proper research to find out if the airport is financially viable...

Tuesday, 13 September 2011

Wednesday, 7 September 2011

Tuesday, 6 September 2011

Blimey! A politician talking sense! I wish she was my MP.

It's Mary Macleod, MP for Brentford and Isleworth, who is lucky enough to have Heathrow Airport in her constituency. She is concerned about the health effects of night flights, and advocates phasing them out. How sensible!

(By way of contrast, my MP is Roger Gale.)

Sunday, 4 September 2011

Saturday, 3 September 2011

Friday, 2 September 2011

Q&A: employment at airports

Is it true that every 1 million passengers creates 1,000 jobs? It's the number Manston keep trotting out. It's the number the press obediently repeats. It's the number some councillors believe.

Thursday, 1 September 2011

Q&A: Surely we can trust Infratil’s numbers?

"In short, no" says one worldly-wise reader, who then explains exactly why - compelling reading...