What You Can Do
Please let us know that you support us in fighting the proposed expansion of Lydd Airport by completing our online form.
Template Letters to Secretaries of State
Please write to the two Secretaries of State responsible for determining Lydd Airport’s planning application - the Secretary of State (SOS) for Communities and Local Government, Eric Pickles and the Secretary of State for Transport, Justine Greening.
Please write opposing the planning applications. The address to write to is at the top of the template letter here, which you can alter to personalise it.
Please write calling for a Public Enquiry. The address to write to is at the top of the template letter here, which you can alter to personalise it.
Department of Transport
Please write to the Department of Transport at
firstname.lastname@example.org, or write to:-
email@example.com, or write to:-
Kent on Sunday
Note: all papers require that letters have a name & address and day time phone number – Names and addresses will be withheld for valid reasons
Please write to your MP:-
The Rt Hon Michael Howard QC MP
Michael Foster, MP
Damian Green, MP
Shepway District Council
Your Local Councillors
Writing to our local Councillors can be very effective, both by trying to persuade those not so sure that they should oppose the expansion, and by giving information to those who support us. On the lists, those highlighted are the more appropriate Councillors to write to.
Lydd Town Councillors - name & address list
and New Romney Town Councillors - name & address list
Shepway Councillors - full name & address list
and tell them of your concerns and asking for their support.
Information Library - go here for help and information when writing or emailing in support of our campaign.
Email Lydd Airport
First, call the airport (01797 322 400) to report the incident noting the date and time of the incident. If the call is not taken leave a message (Option 1 twice). In addition, ring/email Helen Brown, LAAG’s reporting officer on 01797 367 886, email firstname.lastname@example.org or write to her at 87 Dunes Road, Greatstone, Kent, TN28 8SP, repeating the same details.
You can use the Internet to contact your Councillors, MP and MEPs for free. Just enter your home or work post code in the box and you will be able to view links and send messages to all our elected representatives.
Many local websites have forums, message boards and guestbooks where you can post messages:
Visit these forums and post your comments, concerns etc online.
Find out about the planning process and how you can object to the expansion:
Planning application process - CPRE explains