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Coronavirus (COVID-19) | - All beach toilets to open from Saturday 30 May | Last updated: May 28, 11:00 am


        13 June, 2019

        Statement from Council Leader

        Councillor Bob Bayford, Leader of Thanet District Council has issued the following statement in relation to hedges.

        “I want to reassure residents that Thanet District Council is committed to safeguarding our coastline and countryside. Our priority should always be to preserve and enhance Thanet’s biodiversity and natural environment. As such, Cllr Ashbee and I have called for an internal review into the hedge maintenance work carried out at the Winter Gardens on Tuesday 4 June. Although Kent Police have confirmed they found no evidence of any disturbance or damage to nesting birds and therefore concluded that no offences have been committed, we are keen to understand the council’s approach to this work, with a view to continuous improvement.

        “I can also confirm that there will be no further tree or hedge maintenance work carried out by the council until 1 October. The only exception would be if there are any urgent health and safety concerns identified by our health and safety compliance officer, or if we are served notice by Kent County Council under the Highways Act.”

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