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Burger restaurant is latest chain to head for Canterbury

BURGER fans in Canterbury might be pleased after Gourmet Burger Kitchen (GBK) started work on a new restaurant in St Peters Street, next to Subway. It is expected to officially open to the public on July 6 and will join other popular chains such as Ask Italian, Wildwood, and Nando’s. GBK is known for its large burgers, fresh produce and …

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Marathon man hopes keep saving lives to

Runner targets four races in four days — that’s 104 miles HERNE BAY man James Bennett is running an incredible four marathons in four days to raise money to help the fight against babies dying in pregnancy and childbirth. He is confident of meeting his target but is aware of the scale of the task. “It’s very daunting, especially when …

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Helping Bhutan’s monks is the aim of two mums

TWO mothers from Whitstable have set up a fundraising initiative to improve the living conditions of children in Bhutan. Emma Slade, 48, of Clare Road, and Adrienne Shaw, 42, of Reservoir Rd, have set out to help provide supplies to desperately poor young monks, with an average age of 13, from disadvantaged backgrounds in rural Bhutan. The pair then intends …

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Residents can have a free red wheelie bin

JUST a few lines to update you on red wheelie bins. In letters to the editor over the past two months, Canterbury City Council have now decided the residents can have a free red wheelie bin if we apply to Serco on 01227 819400, delivery will cost £8.50, or collect from Serco Kingsmead office for free. You will have to …

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Two types of people at the Jobcentre

THERE are two types of people who are on benefits — there are some lazy people who live the life of riley on benefits and don’t want to do volunteer work and don’t want to work at all; then you get the really decent people who are to be admired, those who have done previous work, volunteer work or are …

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The door of the library is a door into us

A piece of my mind Julie Wassmer, TV writer, author and local campaigner I WAS very pleased to accept an invitation this month from Swalecliffe Library to talk to readers about my life, my time writing for TV shows like Eastenders and my new series of crime novels set in Whitstable. The Talktime sessions take place at Swalecliffe on Thursdays …

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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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THE LEAGUE OF FRIENDS OF QUEEN VICTORIA MEMORIAL HOSPITAL

THE LEAGUE of Friends of Queen Victoria Memorial Hospital held their meeting on Monday, March 30. Emily Headley, head of podiatry surgery and Carol Seith, consultant podiatry surgeon attended the meeting. Carol is now carrying out operations at the hospital and following her introduction put in a request for some much needed up-to-date power tool equipment for the operating theatre …

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WHITSTABLE HISTORICAL SOCIETY

AT THE society’s April meeting, the last lecture of the winter season brought to a close an exceptional series of eight lectures, including ‘History of Whitstable’s Black Windmill’, ‘Doomsday Book: Kent and Norman Conquest’, ‘The Christmas Truce 1914’ and ‘Jane Austen — her Kentish World. Members have also been able to visit Tiptree and Beth Chatto’s garden; The National Stud …

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£70,000 tools for surgeons

Hospital surgeons are to get £70,000 worth of new power tool equipment for their operating theatre. The committee of the League of Friends of Queen Victoria Memorial Hospital in Herne Bay agreed the purchase at its annual general meeting. At the same meeting it was revealed that a pilot scheme for weekend surgeries at the hospital finished at the end …

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