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Wednesday, 29 February 2012

Unveiled threat

During a normal summer, when sitting quietly in our garden, we have to endure  endless circuits by empty planes to earn the airport some revenue. This is bad enough.

If the council permits night flying, they will have betrayed the people of Ramsgate and this will be remembered by us in any forthcoming elections.

Tuesday, 28 February 2012

More common sense

The consideration of granting permission for night time flights based on jobs must be dealt with on facts rather than hope...

Sunday, 26 February 2012

Bus day in Ramsgate

The bus had real impact. Provided a great stationary billboard and pitch for us and welcoming people on, dishing out tea and biscuits etc all felt good...

Saturday, 25 February 2012

The NoNightFlights Bus

We'll be at Ramsgate Harbour for crowd scenes, photo opportunities and movie making at 11am and 12 noon - be there a few minutes early to be sure of your well-deserved stardom! More details here:

Friday, 24 February 2012

SNAFU at TDC Public Consultation

Phew! Panic over.
For a while there, it looked like the TDC Consultation machine was randomly rejecting emails without telling anyone...

Sunday, 19 February 2012

The biggest lies hide in plain sight

Buchanan says he's not asking for unlimited night flights. HE IS - that's exactly what he's asking for. And he wants there to be no fines or penalties when he breaks the rules.

Monday, 13 February 2012

Tannoying question

Where in Ramsgate can you hear the Tannoys at the port and the station?
I can hear the Tannoy system and noise of the ships being loaded/unloaded from my house
I can hear the Tannoy system and announcements and the trains with their flat spots on the wheels

Sunday, 12 February 2012

GROUPTHINK - an alternative to responsibility

Looking at the unutterable shambles surrounding Manston, I wonder how on earth this happened. Answer: GROUPTHINK

Thursday, 9 February 2012

A shred of evidence?

Manston's job forecasts are absurdly exaggerated, a cruel and selfish deception on the people of Thanet and east Kent.

Sunday, 5 February 2012

At last - a chance to be heard

Manston night flights consultation: your chance to make a difference - they cannot ignore a majority result.

Thursday, 2 February 2012

Tit for tat at TDC

There are no heroes in this story - blame can be splashed in every direction. Conservative and Labour members (AND Officers, let us not forget) are all culpable.