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Your chance to run a cafe at popular arts location

AN OPPORTUNITY to run a café has arisen at a Herne Bay arts centre. A new kitchen and café room were installed on the premises of Beach Creative last year and now the group behind it is offering “the right person” the chance to run the café as their own business. It is on the ground floor next to two …

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Competition all set to commence

SO, ALDI will be in competition with Morrison’s in Herne Bay just yards apart. For Morrison’s to compete on price with Aldi it would need to carry approximately the same number of lines, which would mean a large reduction of what it carries at present. Will this happen, hardly likely. Anyone with only a cursory glance at the business pages …

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SAINSBURY’S AND ALDI ON THE WAY

Two major supermarket developments getting started this spring WORK is finally due to start on two supermarket developments in Herne Bay. It is anticipated that the construction of an Aldi store will start next month on the site of the King’s Road car park, while Sainsbury’s is looking at a May start date for its development at Altira Park on …

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Positive proof that Herne Bay is back in business

The impact of town’s regeneration felt at busy networking event THERE was not a negative word to be heard at Herne Bay’s seventh business and projects exhibition on Wednesday. Developers, charities, organisations and individuals from across the district converged on King’s Hall to show what they had to offer and to indulge in some all-important networking. For the first time, …

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Why it’s all about community for wool shop owner

Baby and Wool storeowner Nessie Moyes, 53, is celebrating five years since opening her shop in the High Street. She spoke to Aidan Barlow about her business and moving to Herne Bay Tell us about opening the shop. I originally opened at the beginning of October in 2009. I feel pleased with myself because I always thought I couldn’t do …

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Aldi confirms store opening

Supermarket bosses have confirmed they are still committed to opening a store in the town centre. Aldi managers spoke out after rumours that the proposal for the Kings Road car park would not be going ahead because of contamination from the former gas works on the site. A planning application is being considered by Canterbury City Council. A spokeswoman for …

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Mayor ‘chuffed to bits’ with market’s new location

RAIN did not dampen spirits at the official opening of Herne Bay market in its new town centre location on Saturday. Lord Mayor Cllr Ann Taylor and her husband Bob braved a downpour to cut the ribbon by one of the stalls in Mortimer Street, before chatting to traders and shoppers. Cllr Taylor said of the market’s move from the …

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Stallholders’ free parking slammed

But other traders say market has been good for business A SHOPKEEPER has blasted council leaders for giving free parking to market traders in the town centre. John Moore, who runs Sweet Magic in Mortimer Street, was furious to discover the vans parked in the Market Street car park did not have to pay. And he fears it could further …

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Town centre market is pulling the crowds

Shoppers flocked to the town centre to see the new market stalls setting up in Mortimer Street and William Street for the first time. Traders said they were pleased with the carnival-like mood in the town centre on Saturday last week, but there have been concerns expressed by shopkeepers about the move. The stalls were moved from the King’s Road …

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Aldi: Down to earth with a bump?

Pottering about in Herne Bay this morning, I happened upon an odd contraption in the King’s Road car park. This is the site of the future Aldi supermarket, which is described as being Phase 1 of the long-stalled regeneration plan for Herne Bay known as the “Central Development Area”. My insatiable curiosity got the better of me, and I had …

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