The council has launched a new coastal booklet to educate beach businesses, bay inspectors and its partner agencies on current byelaws in place across Thanet’s 19 mile coastline.
Margate was one of 101 places given the opportunity last year by the Government to bid for funding of up to £25 million as part of the Government’s £3.6 billion Towns Fund.
Temporary road closures and suspended parking bays were among some of the highway changes in Margate’s Old Town and Harbour Parade, Ramsgate that were introduced on Saturday 18 July, to help prevent overcrowding.
Cabinet members are set to discuss the possible use of the council’s reserves to meet the budget shortfall that has arisen as a result of COVID 19.
The council will be activating its multi-agency Beach Management Plan this weekend. The plan aims to help everyone respect, protect and enjoy the beaches and towns across Thanet, as temperatures are set to rise.
Thanet’s Local Plan, the framework for future growth and development in the district to 2031, has been formally adopted at its Full Council meeting on Thursday 9 July.
The Secretary of State has today (Thursday 9 July) confirmed that development consent for the Manston Airport application has been granted.
“Since the leader’s speech must be supplied to group leaders in advance in any case, it seemed to me more efficient on this occasion to publish it publicly for everyone to read.”
From Saturday 4 July, many more businesses in Thanet, including bars, restaurants, amusement arcades and hair salons will be able to reopen. The aim is for them to do so safely and for their customers to feel confident that this is the case.