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Gatwick runway options

Gatwick bosses are beginning detailed work on the option for a new runway at the airport. But the plans will honour a 1979 legal agreement that no runway can be built before 2019.

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Conservation campaign group opposes runway

Brendon Sewill, chairman of the Gatwick Area Conservation Campaign, said: 'We have always been totally opposed to a new runway on environmental grounds, and have had massive support from across Surrey, Sussex and west Kent.

"We have been supported by all the local MPs and all the county, district and parish councils in a wide area. If necessary, we will resume the battle."

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