It's been reported that American investment firm RiverOak has offered to help Thanet Council buy Manston Airport in Kent.
The offer is believed to have come to light in a letter from the CEO, offering the council support for a possible compulsory purchase order of the site. The airport closed in May with the loss of 150 jobs.
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