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Is there supposed to be a photo or something here Michael? I can't see anything.
Peter, one photo so far if you scroll down on yesterday's post
Here's an excellent video.
Sorry about that Peter, I fought the phone and the phone won.
Considering TDC didn't think it was an event it was very successful. Crowds of good natured Thanetian watching a relic of our industrial past consigned to rubble. As it was so successful, could we not make it a regular event? I can think of a number of eyesores which could be demolished so that something useful could be put in their place. We could start with the Council offices in Cecil Square before moving on to the Turner Centre and Arlington House. Are these all in Margate? Oh dear, never mind.Broadstairs would look so much better without that row of shops at the top of the High Street, and Ramsgate could be vastly improved if we got rid of that silly little hut just along from the Granville.Any other nominations?
Council offices would be the best option. Maybe while a council meeting is in progress ??
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