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Herne Bay literary festival will keep the children busy over…

Comments (0) HERNE BAY Children’s Literary Festival has one of its busiest spells of the spring this week. The event, which finishes at the end of May, includes plenty for youngsters to do during the holidays. On Wednesday, April 8, Bank Street bookshop A Bundle Of Books hosts Jenny Samuels and her craft workshop called Making The Queen’s Knickers. It starts …

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Trade booming in resort town says its ‘champion’

TWO new cafes and a Savers store in Mortimer Street, along with the relocation of a charity shop to Bank Street… business is booming in the town, according to the city council’s Herne Bay champion. Velia Coffey, who is also Canterbury City Council’s deputy chief executive, was presenting a report on business development to the Herne Bay Area Panel, in …

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Hairdresser Kevin Almond killed in motorbike crash

 Apopular hairdresser who has been in business in Herne Bay for more than 30 years has died. Kevin Almond, who ran Nutcutters in Bank Street, did not survive a horrific motorbike crash on Sunday morning on the A20. His distraught wife Kay, who runs Wisteria Lodge holistic therapy centre, broke the news to his friends and customers that afternoon. Writing on …

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Town centre market plans to push ahead

Council officials are pushing ahead with plans to move Herne Bay’s market to the town centre. Consultation has started on a proposal to extend the ban on traffic in Mortimer Street and other pedestrianised areas to allow the market stalls to set up. Access The changes would mean no access for cars or delivery vehicles from 5.30am until 6.30pm on …

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