Full environmental impact assessment to be conducted for port berths extension

We are delighted that our campaign to get Thanet District Council to conduct a full Environmental Impact Assessment on their plans to expand industrial facilities at Ramsgate Port (600 m from the Pegwell Bay SSSI) has been successful.  TDC has now postponed extending Berths 4/5 (used by Bretts Aggregates) to the new year to allow time for a full Impact Assessment.  The campaign was spearheaded by Becky […]

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

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

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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Cliffsend and Pegwell by-election: second place for Charlotte

Charlotte Barton with Green local councillors

Green candidate Charlotte Barton (second from right) with local councillors Mike Garner, Becky Wing and Trevor Roper At the Cliffsend and Pegwell by-election in Feruary 2020, our Green Party candidate Charlotte Barton came second, with 28.5% of the votes – our highest ever percentage result in Thanet. The full results were: Marc Rattigan, Conservative, 516 […]

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Thanet Green Party press release 5 September 2019: Thanet needs help!

A breakdown of trust TDC’s Protocol on Member-Officer Relations begins: “Mutual trust and respect between Members and Staff is at the heart of the Council’s good governance. Both are essential if the partnership necessary for the effective and efficient running of the Council is to succeed.” Yet amidst turmoil and mutual recrimination, trust between elected […]

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