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Blacksole Bridge: Obvious in 2004

The road is particularly hazardous for pedestrians crossing Blacksole Bridge to the North East of the site.  Blacksole Bridge does not have pavements but is the only means of pedestrian access over the railway line from the site to Herne Bay and local facilities and is currently well used by Broomfield residents via the Thanet Way underpass.

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2004 Pier Report: CCC summarise the findings

Consultants report on pier's future

[Jun 2004] Consultants have concluded there is the potential to develop Herne Bay pier into a major attraction that could help regenerate the town as a thriving seaside resort. However, their report makes it clear that there is no prospect of attracting sufficient public or private funding, in the foreseeable future, to restore the full three-quarter-mile long pier.

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2004 Pier Report: CCC asking for opinions

Herne Bay pier - have your say

[Mar 2004] Consultants working on the study into the feasibility of rebuilding Herne Bay pier are asking local residents about the type of facility they would like to see and how it would benefit the town. A special website and email address has been set up to allow the public to make suggestions and put forward ideas for any new pier.

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2004 Pier Report: CCC announces kick-off

Pier study consultants appointed

[Feb 2004] Consultants have been appointed by the city council to carry out a feasibility study into the rebuilding of Herne Bay pier. PMP Consultants, a specialist leisure consultancy firm, have been selected from the three high quality tenders the city council received. The council will be meeting with the company next week to discuss the study in detail and agree its timescale.

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The bay’s information services get a boost

Information services for Herne Bay's visitors and residents were improved last week when the town's two visitor information centres combined into one, at the Bandstand. By closing the William Street centre and concentrating its resources on one centre, at the Bandstand, the city council can provide a much higher standard of service.

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Final report to Council

Plenty of toil and sweat, a few tears (but remarkably little blood). Add some generous helpings of good will, imagination and compromise, and a sprinkling of courage, and hey presto! We have a report from the Governance Commission outlining its recommendations to full Council. Enjoy. GovComm 2014-11-10 Public Reports Pack by HerneBayMatters

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The end of the beginning…

The final meeting of the Governance Commission took place on 10th November – many thanks to all of you came. There was full opportunity for members of the public to contribute to the discussion on the form the new system should take, and the formulation of the Report which will go to Council on 27th November. Chris Gay as Chair …

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Have your say on the Council’s system of governance…

They’re asking your opinion. They want to know what you think. Tell them. The Commission NEEDS to hear from as many organisations and residents with views on governance as possible. The online questionnaire is largely a tick box exercise which can be frustratingly restrictive in places, but there’s space enough for comments. (The last question leaves some room to raise …

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