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2014 Friends

FRIENDS OF HERNE BAY IN BLOOM We would welcome help in any of the following areas; Planting Watering Project Maintenance Events Secretarial Work Publicity Treasurer … or any other projects which may be of interest. Contact us by email or by telephone 07540 392916

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2014 Competition!

HERNE BAY IN BLOOM GARDENING COMPETITION 2014 This is open to all residents and businesses in the CT6 area. A trophy and gardening vouchers sponsored by local businesses, clubs and societies can be won for all categories which include the following: Front Gardens Window Boxes Hanging Baskets Street and Shop Displays Environmental Projects Allotments Photograph of your Favourite aspect of …

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2014 Giveaway!

HERNE BAY IN BLOOM FREE PLANT GIVEAWAY WEDS MAY 14th  10am – 2pm CLOCK TOWER PLAZA We are again assisting  in giving away free bulbs and plants when the seafront bedding is being replanted for the Summer This is one of the initiatives that has been very popular over the past few years and is an excellent way of recycling …

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Herne Bay in Bloom open evening 16th April

Please come along to our opening evening at St Bartholomew’s Church Hall, King Edward Avenue, Herne Bay Wednesday 16 April at 6.30pm. Join us for a cup of tea and a chat and take the opportunity to see Herne Bay in Bloom’s work in the town and discuss future plans. Please bring along your friends and any ideas for future …

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Town Centre Manager’s report: 21st May 2013

1. Introduction This report is for information. 2. Trading in Herne Bay The first four months of the year have been difficult for traders, mainly due to the inclement weather and a national dip in retail sales. The May bank holiday weekend was the start of the tourist season, with lots of visitors to the town and seafront. The retail …

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Easter Newsletter from the Pier Trust

The trustees would like to thank you for all the support you have given us the last few months and we wish you a very happy Easter break. There is a lot going on at present – it looks as if the planning permission for a retail village on the pier is going to be successful and we are now …

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Herne Bay volunteers given £10k for lights

A  group of volunteers hailed as “stars” will make the town shine next Christmas thanks to a grant from a Bay county councillor. Jean Law, who represents the town on Kent County Council, is gifting the remainder of her member’s fund to four community groups in a bid to make Christmas 2013 the best ever. She hopes the £10,000 will …

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Hopes and plans for the New Year

Terry Gore manages homelessness charity Catching Lives, a self-funding day centre in Canterbury’s Station Road East. The service is running on empty and needs to find around £100,000 to fund each year. For more information on Catching Lives or to donate, visit www.catchinglives.org What are your New Year’s Resolutions? Dropping four stone and giving up smoking. What are you looking …

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Old tree, new tree

If you’re one of the people who think that plants have feelings, and have been worrying about THAT Christmas tree that came in for so much stick, you can rest easy. After being needled in the press for days, it has been rather neatly recycled by Herne Bay in Bloom and Beach Creative in their Christmas grotto in the bandstand. …

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