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Herne Bay Flower Arrangement Society

At the meeting on March 24, Iris Shaw, a Kent area demonstrator, gave a demonstration entitled ‘Facets of my Life’ in which she captured texture, colour and form using both foliage and flowers gathered from her garden and her supplier. The arrangements had titles such as Our Garden, Ring of Friendship, La Cuisine, etc, each display being accompanied by anecdotes …

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Local artists help celebrate Record Store Day in Herne Bay

Kris Searle and Carl Crane Comments (0) Organisers of a day dedicated to celebrating independent music shops are hoping for a record turn-out. Os and Chris Eastman, who own B Side The C Side in Herne Bay High Street, have teamed up with Kris Searle and Carl Crane from Inspire U Records to celebrate Record Store Day on Saturday, April 18. …

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Herne Bay High School to host Madness musical

Herne Bay Musical Theatre Society will present Our House the Musical this week Comments (0) Following the success of Sunshine on Leith, Herne Bay Musical Theatre Society will be presenting Our House the Musical this week. Put on your baggy trousers and head to the Bay Theatre at Herne Bay High School for this modern love story, with drama, energy and …

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FAMILY FLEES AS FIRE RIPS THROUGH HOME

Mum and four children rehoused following fast-spreading inferno A FAMILY has been left homeless after a blaze ripped through their home in Herne Bay. The fire, at a semi-detached house in Stanley Gardens, is believed to have spread from a garden shed. It is believed that the occupants, Wendy Southall and her four teenage children, Jamie, Nathan, Maddie and Cody, …

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New firm in talks to take on Beach Street revamp

Key regeneration plans to put town centre in touch with seafront A NEW firm is believed to have come on board to deliver a key piece of regeneration in Herne Bay — linking Beach Street to the seafront. The proposal to demolish buildings between Central Parade and Beach Street will allow people to walk from the town centre to the …

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We do like to be beside the seaside, says museum

New name reflects town’s collections A new look and name has been revealed for Herne Bay Museum. A bright, contemporary vision for the building and branding was showcased at a meeting of the new museum trust on March 27. David Cross, secretary of Friends of Herne Bay Museum, outlined plans for the “refreshed” museum and galleries. Dated He also showed the …

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Many thanks to our court

AS THE traditional Easter selection of Miss Herne Bay takes place I would, on behalf of Herne Bay Carnival Association, like to thank Miss Herne Bay 2014 Aurora Summers and her princesses, Alice Upton and Mollie King, for all their efforts in representing the carnival association during their year in office. They should be proud of themselves for their conduct …

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BELTINGE LADIES CHOIR

THANK you to everyone who supported our recent concert in the United Church Mortimer Street Herne Bay. Special thanks to Pam Woodman and members of the church who helped with front of house and refreshments, Sue Thompson and her volunteers from the Pilgrim’s Hospice shop Herne Bay for bringing their gift stall and Morrison’s Herne Bay for sponsoring the refreshments. …

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HERNE BAY FLOWER ARRANGEMENT SOCIETY

AT THE society meeting on the March 24 Iris Shaw, a Kent area demonstrator, gave a demonstration entitled Facets of my Life in which she captured texture, colour and form using both foliage and flowers gathered from her garden and her supplier. The arrangements had titles such as Our Garden, Ring of Friendship, La Cuisine, etc, each display being accompanied …

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Street art and coffee make perfect combination

HERNE Bay has a new coffee shop. The Coffee Lab, in Mortimer Street, opened to customers at the end of last month. It is owned by Ben Bennett and his father, who support businesses by selling locally produced cakes alongside reasonably priced food and drink. Ben said: “The idea all began with wanting somewhere to eat where I could enjoy …

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