Annex 3

Corporate Performance Report – Highlights

Thanet District Council

 

The council has had 126 press releases that have covered 170 corporate priorities and values the following chart shows the balance of highlights against the councils corporate priorities and values

 

 

 

The full list of press releases are listed below and further details of all press releases can be found at https://www.thanet.gov.uk/the-thanet-magazine/press-releases/

 

Year

Month

News Release

A Clean and Welcoming Environment

Supporting Neighbourhoods

Promoting Inward Investment and Job Creation

Delivering Value for Money

Supporting the Workforce

Promoting Open Communications

2017

Mar

Great Eggcase and Scavenger Hunt!

X

 

 

Tourism Superstar Award and 13 others announced at Pride in Thanet Awards

X

X

 

 

Plans for East Kent council on hold following Shepway vote

X

X

X

 

 

Ramsgate Main Sands not eligible for Blue Flag this year

X

X

 

 

It’s a #CrimeNotToCare when it comes to getting rid of your rubbish

X

X

 

 

Creation of new single council in East Kent

X

X

X

 

 

Colourisation used to recreate original Dreamland sign

X

X

 

 

Sale of Dane Valley enterprise units

X

 

 

Historic lighting technique recreates original Dreamland sign

X

X

 

 

Council to run dog DNA pilot scheme in April

X

X

 

 

Thanet Winter Shelter helps 23 individuals to a life off the streets

X

 

 

Council takes court action to protect Thanet’s heritage

X

 

 

Community and council clean up Thanet

X

X

 

 

High turnout to see revisions to council's Draft Local Plan

X

X

 

 

Dreamland menageries restored to former glory

X

X

 

 

Register to receive your council tax bill by email and you could win £1,000!

X

X

 

 

Successful bid for domestic abuse cash

X

 

 

Owner occupier loans – first for Kent

X

X

 

 

Destination restaurant on the cards for Margate

X

X

 

Feb

Council backs nationwide ‘spring clean’ in Thanet

X

X

 

 

Crack down on fly-tippers with new £400 fine

X

X

 

 

Council unanimously agrees new budget

X

X

 

 

Botany Bay takes centre stage for Harper’s Bazaar fashion shoot

X

 

 

Local children help spread ‘Keep Thanet Clean’ message

X

X

X

 

 

Ground breaking housing scheme for older people launched

X

X

X

 

 

New rapid response project to prevent homelessness

X

 

 

Derelict property owners taken to court

X

X

 

Jan

Register to receive your council tax bill by email and you could win £1,000!

X

X

 

 

Legal action taken to protect Isle’s heritage

X

X

 

 

Ellington Park in Ramsgate wins National Lottery Funding

X

X

X

X

2016

Dec

Council services over Christmas and New Year

X

X

X

X

 

 

Local litterers found guilty in court

X

X

 

Nov

Thanet tourism booms to £293 million

X

X

 

 

Unlicensed Margate landlord fined £3000

X

X

 

 

Sky Arts choose Margate as its backdrop

X

 

 

Ramsgate awarded Heritage Action Zone status

X

 

 

Thanet Council’s Sports Awards recognise the district’s sporting heroes

X

 

 

Residents asked for their views on the services which matter to them

X

X

 

 

Agricultural land off the council’s disposal list

X

X

X

 

 

Strategic partnership agreed with council

X

 

 

Children recreate photography history

X

 

Oct

Winter Shelter Scheme and Aspire Homeless Project

X

 

 

The UK’s largest mobile crane is currently being hosted at the Port of Ramsgate!

X

 

 

Local company seeking to expand operations at Port of Ramsgate

X

 

 

Ramsgate through to next stage of £1.7m Coastal Community Funding application

X

 

 

Manston Airport viability study concludes operations ‘very unlikely’

X

X

 

Sep

Dane Valley Arms

X

 

 

Team GB Hockey Gold Medallist hosts the Thanet Sports Awards 2016

X

 

 

September Littering Prosecutions

X

 

 

Environmental Enforcement Contract awarded

X

 

 

Thanet District Council wins £33,000 for Museum Cataloguing Project

X

2016

Sep

Thanet Community Safety Partnership – Harbour Street, Ramsgate Operation.

X

 

 

The Great British Beach Clean returns!

X

 

Aug

Heritage Open Days in Thanet

X

 

 

Dreamland Phase 2: Local contractor Coombs appointed to undertake iconic Dreamland restoration

X

 

 

Thanet District Council joins the #2minutebeachclean movement

X

 

 

SEAS Photography ‘Beyond the View’ temporary exhibition opening at the Droit House in Margate

X

 

 

Local school children design new anti-litter mascots for Thanet!

X

 

 

The Thanet Sports Awards 2016 – nominations now open!

X

 

 

National Charity Partnership to headline sponsor Margate Masters National Beach Volleyball Finals 2016

X

 

Jul

Seaweed and their Secrets

X

 

 

Littering prosecutions at Canterbury Magistrates’ Court

X

 

 

Thanet District Council, Southern Water and the Environment Agency working together in Viking Bay

X

 

 

Summer 'Seashore Safaris' along the Thanet Coast

X

 

 

Manston Airport - Change of use application

X

 

 

Triple figure fine for Ramsgate fly-tipper

X

 

 

EAST KENT COUNCILS CONSIDER CLOSER WORKING

X

 

Jun

Thanet’s beauty unveils in London

X

 

 

Council Tax Support – your views sought

X

 

 

Thanet District Council cracks down on rogue landlords

X

 

 

Ramsgate woman to pay £700 for fly-tipping in alley

X

 

 

Thanet Landlords’ Event – 29 June 2016

X

 

 

A big thank you to our Thanet Visitor Information Volunteers!

X

 

May

The Thanet Coast Project hosts ‘Seaweed and their Secrets’

X

 

 

Wildlife walks in Thanet

X

 

 

Thanet receives ten awards for its stunning sandy beaches!

X

 

 

Thanet Crematorium to host Public Open Day to mark 50th year

X

 

 

2nd phase of Dreamland underway – call out for contractors

X

 

 

Further fines for fly-tippers

X

 

 

Fine for Margate shop owner selling alcohol without licence

X

 

 

War against dog waste

X

 

 

£4.5 m scheme to redevelop Royal Pavilion building in Ramsgate step closer!

X

 

Apr

Council crack-down on Fly-tippers

X

 

 

Margate Masters to host the National Beach Volleyball Finals for fourth successive year

X

 

 

Thanet District Council commended for significant progress

X

 

 

Summer is coming! Lifeguards prepare for busy seafront in run-up to warmer months

X

 

 

Calling all landlords

X

X

 

 

Make sure you know how to have your say on the 5 May

X

 

 

Action to tackle an-social behaviour in Thanet

X

 

 

It’s playtime as Cliffsend’s new community play area opens

X

 

Mar

Easter Eggcase Hunts!

X

 

 

Thanet groups take part in national clean-up event

X

 

 

Thanet wins Visitor Information Provider of the year!

X

X

 

 

Update on Homeless issue at Marine Drive, Margate

X

 

 

Get ready for important elections in 2016

X

 

 

Thanet District Council introduces £20,000 fund for Cliftonville community projects

X

 

Feb

Doggie Pit Stop events to be held in Ramsgate

X

 

 

Thanet District Council assists BBC programme set in Margate

X

 

 

Thanet District Council introduces new equipment for upcoming season

X

 

 

Thanet Council calls for volunteers to participate in anti-litter campaign

X

 

 

WANTED: Budding scientists to capture our coast

X

Jan

Selective Licensing Scheme in Margate Extended

X

Election Results - By Election Newington, Ramsgate

X

Council receives £90k to tackle rogue landlords

X

Lancashire recycling company prosecuted for unauthorised unit in Broadstairs car park

X

Bin it for Good anti-litter campaign celebrates success

X

First car transporter ship at Port of Ramsgate

X

Consolation on Cliftonville Conservation Area proposals gets underway

X

Thanet Community Safety Partnership consultation 2016

X

Cabinet to discuss 2016-17 Budget

X

Thanet receptionist recognised in national Tourism Superstar shortlist

X

X

2015

Dec

Awards for Outstanding Contribution to Community Safety presented at Thanet Community Safety Partnership Conference 2015

X

Dates for your diary - holiday opening times and waste and recycling collections

X

X

Silver for Thanet Visitor Information Service at the Beautiful South Tourism Awards 2015!

X

X

LEADER programme funding available for rural Thanet businesses and communities

X

Nov

Recycle Now!

X

Recognising Thanet’s Sporting Stars

X

Broadstairs stars in Lady in the Van (links to pictures below)

X

Margate man convicted and Fined for breaching abatement notice

X

Guest speakers for the 2015 Thanet Sports Awards are announced!

X

Council FIDO machine gets spotted!

X

Oct

Cabinet to consider report which recommends no further action on Manston CPO at the present time

X

Selective licensing consultation closes Monday 26 October

X

Residents asked for their views as budget consultation begins

X

Activity at the Port of Ramsgate is set to increase

X

Porchlight to benefit from Margate’s ‘Bin it for Good’ anti-litter campaign

X