Thanet Star

New Ferry Service Sought for Ramsgate

Despite cut back Thanet District Council is spending money on consultants who they hope will find Ramsgate a new ferry company.

According to Kent Online this has produced the usual mixed reaction. Are the local council throwing good money after bad or is this something that the area desperately needs?

On the one hand if successful this might help improve future budgets and could be seen as investment. On the other hand this could lead us to cost without reward. Are these risks worth the potential benefit?

Think you can do better? · read more items categorised Business · Don't miss a thing: Subscribe Today · Help: what's a feed? · This site is operated on set principles of policy and disclosure read them here

Public Comments

This Off Topic Hidden comment was left by Richard [score: -3]:

18/09/2013 17:33:33

This Unhelpful Hidden comment was left by way better :) [score: -2]:

18/09/2013 17:45:00

This Normal comment was left by Matt B [score: 0]:

One wonders if simply approaching ferry operators directly or instructing the equivalent of a head hunter (recruitment agency) to be paid on successful completion of a contract to obtain a nw ferry service might not be a lower risk, higher yield project.
20/09/2013 12:09:47

This Normal comment was left by James TC [score: 0]:

Does the council not have "skilled businessmen" that would be able to do this less expensively.
29/09/2013 14:00:57

This Unhelpful Hidden comment was left by Way Better :) [score: -2]:

03/10/2013 05:20:15
This item is closed, it's not possible to add new comments to it or to vote on it

Add Comment

Please note that while email addresses may be given via this form they are not shown to anyone but the editors and post author.

If you have a blog or other website of your own leaving a link so we can visit you too.

Byte Sized

Local Art

Local Artist, John Wooster-Brown has a new website.

Blogs
Byte Sized

Like to write?

If you love to write then the Thanet Creative Writers blog might be the ideal place to connect with your nearest writer group.

Blogs
 
 
 

Recent Comments

Ayaan Bulale commented on Racist attacks children in M...
Thank you for sharing this! The 14 year old who filmed this and who was the victim of...
[22-06-2017 13:19:15]

Matt B commented on 2017 KCC election results an...
Good catch. I had given the 2013 result and not the 2017 result. Thank you for being a...
[08-05-2017 12:20:19]

half a physici... commented on 2017 KCC election results an...
"There were 81 seats available and 45 of those went to the Conservatives"...
[06-05-2017 23:31:41]

Matt B commented on Stopping live exports from R...
Yes, that is right. The Lib Dems feel that working with the EU is a better way to do...
[13-04-2017 18:15:33]

Dave commented on Stopping live exports from R...
Once we are out of the EU then the law that prevents a ban being put in place can be...
[08-04-2017 15:54:32]

Get the latest comments by feed

Contact Us


Talk to us on Google+.

Connect with Thanet Star on twitter as @thanetstar

Thanet Star on Facebook

You can also leave a message