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Unfair city council harming our town

I, along with many people who actually care about Herne Bay unlike those councillors who continuously claim they do, are thoroughly disgusted with the continuation of totally biased and unfair behaviour from Canterbury City Council (Homes Developers Told To Pay Millions For New Relief Roads, Herne Bay Gazette, May 29). This relates to the unfair and inexcusable distributions of former …

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Pier Trust EGM Minutes

I couldn’t make it to the EGM on 10th July, so I asked the Trustees what had happened, and what the results were of any votes that were taken. I got conflicting reports as to whether anything had been sent to some or all of the members. I hadn’t received anything, and neither had several other paid-up members. I knew …

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Trust proposes economic vision for future of Herne Bay pier

It was the end of the pier show this week as wreckers finally moved in to start demolishing Herne Bay’s Pier Pavilion. But the big question now is: what will replace it? Members of the town’s Pier Trust were given a glimpse into the future at its second annual meeting at Herne Bay Junior School. One of the few suggestions …

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Ban on fishing in Memorial Park pond

There's no plaice for fishing in the Memorial Park pond, according to council bosses. Officials have reeled in permission for people to enjoy the popular pastime after deciding to enforce an ancient byelaw.

New signs were put up around the pond but the move has angered many, including campaigner Andy Newell. He told councillors at a meeting of Herne Bay Area Member Panel that he was dubious the byelaw was valid.

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Fishing ban reviewed

Councillors will discuss the fishing ban at the Memorial Park fishing lake at the town’s members panel on Tuesday. Bay resident Andy Newell was incensed ‘no fishing’ signs had appeared at the lake and asked Councillor Ron Flaherty to raise the issue. Byelaw 10 (iii) says it is illegal to “attempt to take, injure or destroy, any fish in any …

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Can cash will boost the pier

Campaigners have come up with a canny way to raise cash for Herne Bay pier. Trustees hoping to see the pier revamped and rebuilt have set up special bins to recycle cans and could earn up to £600 per tonne of other peoples’ rubbish. The bins have been positioned at the entrance to the pier, with more to come throughout …

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