On Thursday 16th October, at 7pm, TDC Cabinet led by Iris Johnston will be meeting to hear the TDC officers’ reports concerning the application that have been received to be Indemnity Partner, and to consider their reccommendations to full council.
The Cabinet Ministers are :
Council Leader Iris Johnston
Councillor Richard Nicholson
Councillor Rick Everitt
Councillor Mike Harrison
Councillor Elizabeth Green
Councillor David Green
This meeting will be open to the public, and there will be a pro-Manston Airport rally that evening, starting from 6pm.
On Thursday 2nd October the most recent petition : “No to Houses on the Manston Airport site” was presented to Thanet District Council leader Iris Johnston, during a large rally on the TDC steps – about 10,000 signers in all, over 8,000 e-signers, about 2,000 on paper.
TDC received a number of applications to be the Council’s Indemnity Partner for the Compulsory Purchase Order to returm Manston Airport to Aviation use. A late application was received and a slight delay made to allow for the completion of the TDC questionnaire.
RiverOak are known to be one of the applicants.
The Save Manston Airport group, with its ~8,500 members, will hold a Special General Meeting – open to all members – for the adoption of a Constitution, elections of the Management Committee and related purposes.
Venue: Newington Community Centre, Princess Margaret Avenue, Ramsgate CT12 6HX
Time: 2pm – 4pm (with possible over-run to 5pm)
Date: Sunday 07 September 2014.
For further details and information about why we believe Manston Airport can be a viable and successful airport, see the Documentation pages on this web site ,and our Facebook discussion page at www.facebook.com/groups/savemanstonairport/
or telephone: 077912 72256.
The Thanet Gazette has published our joint response to Ann Gloag’s letter in the Gazette.
Published as a near-full-page in Friday’s Gazette.
A Joint Statement on behalf of :
- Save Manston Airport group
- Manston Works group
- Think Save Manston group
SMA brokered this joint statement, started by Alison Wilby, added to by Keith Churcher and polished by numerous people including myself, and Jennifer Maidman.
The Supporters of MA reply will be published next week, helping keep the pro Manston viewpoint alive.
Please go read.