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Published: 10:00, 11 July 2014 |
Updated: 10:51, 11 July 2014
An 8,000 signature petition calling for a compulsory purchase of Manston Airport has been handed to Thanet Council.
The cabinet has agreed to meet next week to discuss the idea, but says councillors won't be able to make a final decision until they've had a report from independent experts.
It comes after owner Ann Gloag decided to close the airport in May.
Campaign groups want the local authority to buy it and get the runway re-opened.
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