The decision by the Secretary of State on the application for a Development Consent Order (DCO) to create a cargo hub at the Manston airport site has been delayed by four months.
The decision had been due on 18th January 2020 but a written statement to Parliament made by Nusrat Ghani, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Transport, on 16th January said the latest delay means the outcome is now due to be announced on 18th May 2020.
Celebrate ten years of the Ramsgate Festival! This year Ramsgate Arts brings the second Ramsgate Festival of Sound. Celebrating the landscape, buildings, people and history of Ramsgate in exciting new ways with multiple sound installations and hundreds of amazing musicians, performers and artists. The week will begin with a series of talks during Ramsgate Week in the build-up to the main festival weekend, these include Ramsgate Reflections and an artist symposium with guest speakers to be announced.
Highlights this year include Dame Evelyn Glennie, Simon Boswell and the AND live, Jazz Sessions with Sabina Desir, music from Amy Montgomery, Things With Words and Music, Screaming Alley Cabaret, a Sonic Trail featuring ten new sound installations, the Cervia Sound installation.