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How Llanfair Caereinion could benefit from abandoning third runway at Heathrow

Forget regional ‘powerhouses’. If the government is genuinely keen to spread wealth it would abandon expansion of either Heathrow or Gatwick airports in favour of bolstering one away from the south east.  304 more words

Airport expansion decision 'delayed' until next summer

After yesterday’s meeting between the Prime Minister and six other Cabinet ministers, a decision on whether to build a third runway at Heathrow Airport has been delayed until at least next summer, the government has confirmed. 410 more words

Running away from a Runaway Problem

So the Tories have bottled it; they won’t make a decision about the next London runway until after the mayoral elections.

Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin said the government would “continue to work on all shortlisted locations”.

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HEATHROW AIRPORT EXPANSION: Activists block airport

VIJAY SHAH via The Telegraph

Heathrow Airport, one of the main airports for the London region, is experiencing massive delays and ‘travel chaos’ after… 939 more words


Federal transport minister nixes Billy Bishop island airport expansion plan

TORONTO – It seems the plan to expand Toronto’s Billy Bishop island airport is dead in the water.

Federal Transport Minister Marc Garneau issued a statement on Twitter Thursday evening saying the Tripartite Agreement that bans jets from flying to and from the island airport will not be reopened. 468 more words


City of Warwick takes control of new sports field

WARWICK, R.I. (WPRI) — Winslow Park on Airport Road in Warwick is home to hundreds of players on local softball and soccer teams. Friday, the city of Warwick officially took control of the new location of the park, after a move forced by plans to expand the runway at T.F. 218 more words


Put Real Lives First. Why Economic Performance Should Not Be the Primary Measure of Governments.

In the UK, we are obsessed with the economy. If the economy grows, interest rates change or basically any new statistics are released it becomes headline news and it is primarily what governments and politicians are judged by. 771 more words