Updated – Level Crossing work – daytime – postponed until 25 Feb-1 Mar

This has been postponed from the original expected work dates of 14-18 Jan until late Feb. Expect some delays. Mon 25th Feb – Fri 1st Mar. 8am – 5pm each day Network Rail will be working on the level crossing, installing “Red Light Safety Equipment” (including cameras) on either side of the crossing, working each […]

Richborough Connection Pylon / Cable Update

The government have just approved the construction of the new high voltage electricity cable link between the Richborough power station and the nearest high voltage grid connection at Canterbury. See the Richborough Connection page on this website for details of the project & news.

Speedwatch – volunteers required

THANET  RURAL  SPEED  WATCH The Scheme operates in the villages of Thanet VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!! If you have spare time and wish to slow the speeding motorists through our villages this is one way in which to help. To find out more contact Councillor Charlie Small 07990 623168

1. Your local Police Contacts

Phone 101 to contact ALL local police EXCEPT in an emergency. Our “local” PCSOs (shared with several other “Ramsgate” areas) are now (updated Mar 2017). CRAIG RAISBECK – mobile 07772 113097 JOHN LITCHFIELD – mobile 07966 308901     Kent Police are trying to make it easier for you to contact them and their partner […]

Cable works completed

The work on the Wind Farm cable under the Sandwich Road Car-park is now complete. The car-park has been resurfaced & the bollards re-positioned, allowing through access for cars.

Manston Green Housing Development Approved

The outline planning application (submitted to TDC in 2015) for plans to build about 800 new homes on the Haine Road, North of the Lord of the Manor, along with various other facilities, has now been approved by TDC. There was a public exhibition of the plans on 31st Oct 2013. Further details in “Read”. […]

Manston Airport (Stone Hill Park) Planning Summary

An outline planning application for the Stone Hill Park developments has been submitted to TDC. The Planning Summary Document is now available on this website. The owners of Manston Airport have submitted a new planning application for the future use of the airport as Stone Hill Park – for housing / employment etc.. The Planning […]

Little Book of Scams from the Metropolitan Police

The “Met.” have issued a 52 page booklet full of useful advice and samples of scams which are very cleverly disguised to appear to have come from trusted sources, and request / require urgent action Trading Standards page on this website

Street Lights consultation results

After the public consultation, KCC have agreed  that all street lights will be converted to LED. All roads will have all-night lighting – with the ability to dim individual lights so that it is right for every street – once work has been completed on installing the new LED lamps. Many Cliffsend roads currently have […]

Thanet draft Local Plan consultation replies

The draft Local Plan preferred options consultation comments are now available on the TDC website (see link). Link to Thanet Local Plan page on this website with more information.