Chocks Go Away have received even more press coverage over the last couple of weeks. If you haven’t already read the articles, please click on the following links.
BBC Radio Kent also invited us to take part in a two-way debate with the developers last Saturday. Unfortunately, the opportunity was lost because the applicants failed to respond to the invitations that were sent to them.
A huge thank you to the many hundreds of people supporting the campaign who are all helping to get the message out there.
Dover Express and Folkestone Herald Protest group fights 'overdevelopment' of farmland into airfield in rural village...
Kent Bylines Airfield creates pollution from recreational flying near Dover...
In Your Area Campaigners say NO to Mongeham airstrip!
Chocks-Go-Away are campaigning against a proposed runway, helipad and hangars for 20 aircraft...
Chocks Go Away reports theft of its protest signs.
Read the story online or in 30th June - 6th July East Kent Mercury.
What is the "point" exactly? Recreational aircraft operate with a lot of limitations so noise pollution will be minimal compared to regular airports, also the air field is proposed to cater for electric aircraft which will further reduce amount of emissions produced by air traffic. The environmental impact of a recreational airfield is miniscule at best. Local businesses will benefit from visitors to the airfield. So what exactly is the apocalyptic effect that the airfield will supposedly have on your little village?