The chief executive of Peel Ports has spoken of his disappointment after wind turbine manufacturer Vestas pulled out of a deal to build a factory at Sheerness - that would have created 1,600 jobs.
In a statement, Peel Ports Chief Executive, Mark Whitworth said:
“We are extremely disappointed that we have been unable to conclude the agreement with Vestas. However, we remain fully committed to the strategy outlined for the Port of Sheerness of attracting major renewables manufacturers to complement our valued heritage business."_
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After a dry start, sunshine will become increasingly hazy as cloud thickens, bringing patchy light rain to some parts.
After a dry and bright start across the region, sunshine will become increasingly hazy as cloud thickens.
Showers soon dying out this evening to give a dry night with some long clear spells and light winds.