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Ramsgate Harbour Councillor Becky Wing

Covid-19 and the Government’s schools policy

07 Jan 2021

Thanet Green Party press statement, 3 January 2021 Thanet’s Green Councillors Becky Wing, Mike Garner and Trevor Roper are seriously alarmed by the confusion and harm being caused by the Government’s ill-considered schools policy in the face of the latest Covid-19 crisis. In a situation worsened both by the abject failure of the test-and-trace system […]

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Winter Green View: our autumn/winter newsletter

07 Jan 2021

Sadly, the impact of Covid prevented us from delivering our Autumn/ Winter Green View newsletter to every house & flat in Ramsgate as we’d planned – so here is a copy for those of you who didn’t receive one!  Our Spring newsletter will be out in February/ March, ongoing restrictions permitting.  To contribute an article […]

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Snack bags for NHS heroes

07 Jan 2021

Thanet Green Party press release, 4 January 2021 Thanet Green Party Councillors and volunteers have collaborated with Our Kitchen in Ramsgate to bring snack bags to hard-pressed NHS staff working on the front line at Margate’s QEQM hospital. A source at East Kent Hospital University Foundation Trust tells us: “This second wave has hit local […]

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Little Lights – How a Community Made Christmas at Manston – by Katie Gerrard

07 Jan 2021

Over Christmas an undetermined number of lorries sat stationary at Manston Airfield and on the routes to the port of Dover. The port was closed for several days, re-opening too late for many of the stranded lorry drivers to get home for Christmas. On 22nd December Priti Patel claimed just shy of 900 lorries at […]

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November Councillors’ update

04 Dec 2020

Welcome to a new feature on our website. Our busy Green local councillors will aim to bring you regular updates on their activities. Becky Wing (Ramsgate Central) has been very busy at Ramsgate Port and protesting tree-felling in Ellington Park and doesn’t have an update for us this week, but here are updates from Trevor […]

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Thanet Green Party response to Kent Draft Rail Strategy 2021

20 Nov 2020

Rail Policy: We strongly support the ambition to increase rail use, both for passenger and freight traffic, the plans to improve integration with other forms of transport and with EU rail services, and the commitment to increasing the network’s sustainability. We believe, however, that in the light of KCC’s climate emergency declaration the strategy is […]

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Full environmental impact assessment to be conducted for port berths extension

29 Oct 2020

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Concerns about TDC’s plans at Ramsgate Port

15 Oct 2020

More than 40 objections have been lodged over plans for a ‘300%’ larger replacement aggregate berth at Ramsgate Port, including by local Green Councillor Becky Wing. TDC are planning to to replace the berth used by the Bretts aggregate & cement batching facility with a much larger facility – 3 times the size of the […]

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Greens welcome decision to allow judicial review into reopening of Manston Airport

15 Oct 2020

Green Party transport spokesperson Caroline Russell Thanet Green Party strongly welcomes the judge’s decision that the Judicial Review into the DCO decision at Manston can go ahead. This reflects common sense and the views of very many residents in Thanet and beyond. Leader of the Green Group on Thanet District Council, Cllr Mike Garner, commented: […]

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Manston Airport DCO decision and judicial review crowdfunder

08 Aug 2020

Thanet Green Party press release Thanet Green Party is frankly astonished at the Minister of Transport’s decision to overrule the Planning Inspectorate’s recommendations and approve the DCO for Manston. This decision runs counter to all the facts considered by the Examining Authority, recent Court rulings on the Government’s climate commitments and the devastating impact of […]

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