Up until this election I would say that Thanet district Council was perceived by the people living in Ramsgate as being Margate Council. Talking to customers in my bookshop recently I think this perception has been growing in Broadstairs recently too.
Perhaps most of this relates to the business over Pierremont Hall which used to belong to Broadstairs & St Peters Urban District Council and was taken over by TDC who now want to sell it to Broadstairs & St Peters Town Council for more than Broadstairs & St Peters Town Council can afford.
If you think I got that all confused and muddled up this next bit of the post is asking for trouble and is bound not to add up, anyway there are 56 TDC councillors:
19 live in Ramsgate
11 live in Broadstairs
14 live in Margate and Cliftonville
8 live in Birchington
2 live in Monkton and Minster
See tol you so that's 54 and should be 56
I am off to make a curry now but may ramble on a bit here later