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The country's best South Asian restaurant

The Flavours by Kumar in South Thanet has been nominated by Craig Mackinlay MP, to take part in the prestigious Tiffin Cup competition to find the best South Asian Restaurant in the country.

DOVER DISTRICT COUNCIL RESPONDS TO USE OF MANSTON AIRPORT DURING OPERATION STACK

Dover District Council has raised objections to the use of the former Manston Airport site for HGV traffic bound for Port of Dover.  “We have major reservations about the practicalities of the proposal and the resources that will be required to implement it,” said Cllr Nigel Collor, Portfolio Holder for Access& Licensing.

CRAIG MACKINLAY: FARAGE MUST COME CLEAN OVER MANSTON

Following the launch of Craig Mackinlay’s Five-Point Plan to Save Manston Airport, and the double boost delivered by John Hayes, the Transport Minister, yesterday, it has emerged that the 2010 UKIP general election manifesto promised a new Thames Estuary Airport, which would destroy any prospect of Manston reopening as a working airport.

NEW TAGGER CAUSES RAMSGATE TRADERS MISERY

A new tagger has emerged over the last couple of days causing outrage among Ramsgate traders.  More than 20 instances of criminal damage - featuring an unimaginative 'stick man' up to six feet high - have appeared from St Augustine's Road to Boundary Road and throughout the Royal Harbour area.  Craig Mackinlay, who lives in the harbour area, has already started cleaning the damage and will be spending much of Good Friday using specialist cleaning chemicals and paint to repair the extensive damage.

Statement from TDC Conservative Group Leader, Cllr Bob Bayford:

At Thursday night's meeting of Thanet District Council, Conservative leader, Bob Bayford used the time allotted to him to respond to Iris Johnston's leader's report to ask her the questions being asked by members of the public, following the publication of the report going to Cabinet next week, regarding the CPO of Manston Airport