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more info. more explosions
please see below more info on booming noise!!
behalf of Fairlight Residents Association.
I’ve just spoken to Alan Keeling, Deputy Range Officer at
Lydd. He says the increased noise we’re experiencing is partly due to
atmospherics, low cloud base and wind direction. But it is also due to
demolition training that they are having to do before deployment – presumably
to Afghanistan. It is not part of the regular training and was booked in
about six months ago; it’s due to finish on Thursday or,
at worst, Friday. In response to several complaints from residents
the squads have been asked to reduce to detonations to the minimum required
for effective demolition but obviously it has to be powerful enough to achieve
Mr Keeling was very helpful (01303 225503) and I said I’d
forward this to the residents assoc for dissemination