Home ... Tag Archives: ana (page 120)

Tag Archives: ana

Cocketts to close after 86 years in High Street

Owner warns other shops will go ONE of the Bay’s most vociferous supporters is closing his family’s shop in the town – and warns time is running out to prevent other businesses following suit. Dylan Hampshire, who runs Cocketts Mattresses in the High Street, has put the shop up for auction to be converted into flats and will instead trade …

Read More »

Sailing club ‘s send-off for clipper adventurers

Magdalena and James head for pacific yacht race A PAIR of sailors from Herne Bay are preparing to join a round-the-world adventure, taking a little piece of home with them. Magdalena Gawecka and James Woodward were presented with the club pennant of Herne Bay Sailing Club at a send-off organised by members at the Divers’ Arms pub. They will be …

Read More »

Beach Creative hosts rotary’s young snappers

TALENTED young photographers will display their work at Beach Creative next week after a competition organised by the Rotary Club of Herne Bay. Almost 40 young people submitted entries to the contest and their work — on the theme of people — will be on show from March 20 to 25. The display will be officially opened by the Lord …

Read More »

In brief

Man was drunk and disorderly CANTERBURY: A 21-year-old man has been bound over by magistrates for being drunk and disorderly at a hotel. Jonathon Slack, of Meadowvale, Derby, turned up drunk at the Castle House Hotel late on February 8 and tried to book a room with a promise he would pay them the next day. When the hotel staff …

Read More »

Wearing bandanas for brain tumour charity

STAFF at Swale Borough Council (SBC) have taken part in Bandanas for Brin Tumours Day in conjunction with The Brain Tumour Charity. They were encouraged to wear a bandana for a donation of £1 towards research into brain tumours. Charlotte Knowles, commissioning officer at SBC, organised the event in memory of her brother Louis Dighton, who died of one in …

Read More »

Campaigners want your help in strugle for council change

5,600 names needed for petition CAMPAIGNERS are trying to collect more than 5,000 signatures to force a referendum on the way council decisions are made. Members of the Campaign for Democracy in Canterbury District — made up of groups from Canterbury Herne Bay, Whitstable and the villages – have launched a petition calling for a public vote on the issue, …

Read More »

Beaver rescued at riverside pub

IT IS not the first time someone has had to be pulled out of a pub car park in a rough state, but the beaver rescued at The Miller’s Arms car park may be one of the strangest. The unfortunate semi-aquatic rodent had fallen into the pub’s weir, next to the Great Stour. The weir had been closed during the …

Read More »

No county money for Barton move

But developer is still ‘confident’ A DEVELOPER has vowed Barton Court Grammar School’s proposed move can go ahead without public funding after a document revealed county education officials were reluctant to pay. The report, obtained under the Freedom of Information Act, reveals Kent County Council (KCC) Cabinet member Roger Gough told the Canterbury school and developer Mark Quinn last July …

Read More »

Morris man masseuse Kay is fixed on therapy

KAY Almond owns a log cabin and offers Himalayan massage – but you won’t find her on top of a mountain. Instead, the 35-year-old mum of four’s retreat is tucked away at her home in Oxenden Square, Herne Bay, and is the base for her holistic therapy business Wisteria Lodge. Kay, whose husband Kevin runs Nutcutters salon in Bank Street, …

Read More »

Graveyard reveals a tale of smugglers and shoot-outs

Way we were Liz Crudgington, l.crudgington@KRNmedia.co.uk 01843 578169 A NAVY patrolman whose pistol failed to go off in a showdown with a smuggler is among those buried in the area’s oldest churchyard. Sydenham Snow was killed in front of the Ship Inn in Herne Bay on April 21, 1821, when about 60 members of the notorious North Kent Gang were …

Read More »