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Jury still out on compulsory purchase of Manston

Jury still out on compulsory purchase of Manston

21 May 2014

As protesters prepare to march for closed Manston airport today, councillors say they are not yet able to issue a Compulsory Purchase Order.

Southeastern pays out record £1.5m in compensation

Southeastern pays out record £1.5m in compensation

21 May 2014

Train giant Southeastern has paid out a record level of compensation to passengers - after a huge landslip caused months of delays.

Port chiefs relaxed about Humber freight deal

Port chiefs relaxed about Humber freight deal

21 May 2014

A deal has been struck between two logistics companies that will stop additional traffic coming through the Port of Dover.

Another blow for cross-Channel ferry service

Another blow for cross-Channel ferry service

20 May 2014

A government body has backed a decision by the Competition Commission to ban Eurotunnel from running three ferries under the MyFerryLink brand.

Lydd wins battle to expand

Lydd wins battle to expand

16 May 2014

Lydd airport is set to expand its runway and build a new terminal for 500,000 passengers a year after it won a High Court battle.

Dramatic last-minute offer for Manston airport rejected

Dramatic last-minute offer for Manston airport rejected

15 May 2014

An 11th hour bid to buy Manston airport has been rejected as workers leave the site for the last time - but an MP has vowed the fight continues.

EastEnders star in Manston emergency landing

EastEnders star in Manston emergency landing

15 May 2014

A soap star was on board a plane forced into an emergency landing just hours before Manston's due to close.

Last minute Manston offer rejected

Last minute Manston offer rejected

14 May 2014

The 11th-hour bid to save Manston airport from closure has been turned down.

Unite: New offer for Manston expected today

Unite: New offer for Manston expected today

13 May 2014

The US group that had a £5m bid for Manston airport rejected is expected to make another attempt ahead of its planned closure, say unions.

Bidder's 'surprise' over lack of Manston negotiation

Bidder's 'surprise' over lack of Manston negotiation

12 May 2014

The boss of the US group trying to buy Manston Airport has exclusively told the KM Group he was shocked by its owner's lack of discussion on the deal.

Manston bidders: the full interview

Manston bidders: the full interview

12 May 2014

The boss of the US group trying to buy Manston airport speaks fully and frankly about his company's attempts to buy the airfield.

MP tells Manston supporters that 'determined' buyer still wants airport

MP tells Manston supporters that 'determined' buyer still wants airport

10 May 2014

Hundreds of Manston Airport supporters renew hope at protest straight after MP Sir Roger Gale's conversation with 'determined' potential buyer.

New hope ahead of Manston airport protest

New hope ahead of Manston airport protest

09 May 2014

Campaigners will gather outside Manston airport in protest at closure plans as it emerges US bidders are seeking a new meeting with its owner.

Surge in holiday traffic at Port

Surge in holiday traffic at Port

09 May 2014

More vehicles crossed the Channel at a Kent port during the bank holiday compared to the same period last year.

Ex-boss's role in Manston airport takeover bid

Ex-boss's role in Manston airport takeover bid

07 May 2014

The former managing director of Manston airport says it still has a future as it emerges he is working for the American group trying to buy it.

Airport bidders go public as closure announced

Airport bidders go public as closure announced

06 May 2014

An American group which had an offer to buy Manston Airport rejected at the weekend have revealed details of their takeover bid as its closure looms.

Manston closure confirmed with loss of 150 jobs

Manston closure confirmed with loss of 150 jobs

06 May 2014

The owners of Manston airport have today set out a final date for closure unless a buyer is found at the 11th hour.

Eurotunnel on track after 20 years

Eurotunnel on track after 20 years

06 May 2014

As it celebrates its 20th anniversary, Eurotunnel is celebrating a turnaround that has taken it from billions in debt to turning a profit.

Investigation after firefighters suffer burns in ferry blaze

Investigation after firefighters suffer burns in ferry blaze

02 May 2014

Three firefighters are being treated at a specialist burns unit as an investigation begins into the cause of a boiler room blaze on a ferry.

People given a say in future of the port

 People given a say in future of the port

01 May 2014

More than 100 people attended a meeting to discuss the regeneration of the Port of Dover.

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