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Herne Bay to star in new thriller novel

Carol Creasey is releasing a new book, based in Herne Bay Comments (0) CAROL Creasey, who has previously released the thriller novel Evil Woman, has revealed her new upcoming novel will be based in her hometown Herne Bay. The local author has received a lot of support from locals after she released her first book in 2013. But she has now …

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Herne Bay teenager jailed for five years after charity cyclist…

Comments (0) A HERNE Bay teenager has been jailed for five years after causing the death of a charity cyclist while drink driving. Bethany Mackie, 18, of Beltinge Road, was sentenced at Canterbury Crown Court last Friday, having previously pleaded guilty to causing death by dangerous driving and driving with excess alcohol. In the early hours of the morning of March …

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Teen jailed over charity ride death

A teenager who killed a cyclist during a charity bike ride has been sentenced to five years in prison. Bethany Mackie, 18, was more than twice the legal alcohol limit when her car hit Christian Smith, 38, from behind. He was cycling alongside his wife on the last leg of a 24-hour, 248-mile ride across Kent and Sussex on 22 March. The …

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Cannabis haul in Beltinge

More than 150 cannabis plants have been seized after a raid in Lancaster Gardens, Beltinge, yesterday (Wednesday). The haul could produce a harvest with an estimated street value of £132,000, according to police. A spokesman said the house in the quiet residential street was searched after “concerns over activity”. A 39-year-old man from Canterbury was arrested on suspicion of cultivating …

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Do you know what happened to missing dog Jodie?

Jodie was found dead on railway lines – but who found her? Comments (0) A PENSIONER is hoping to track down the person who found her missing dog dead on the railway lines. Patricia Hissey plastered posters around Beltinge after collie-cross Jodie went missing during their usual evening walk in the field behind her home. She and friends contacted vets, rescue …

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Pound-saving loo review prevents pensioners from spending a penny

Villagers have accused council bureaucrats of preventing them from spending a penny to save a few pounds. Campaigners are furious that toilets in Beltinge have been sent down the pan, saving £5,000. But the decision means pensioners face the inconvenience of a mile-long trek to the next nearest loos, at the Kings Hall. Ray MacPherson, of Reculver Road, said: When …

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Reward for safe return of missing Monty the Parrot

A couple are offering a £700 reward for the safe return of their parrot. Monty, an African grey, escaped from Janet Walder’s home in Knowler Way, Beltinge, on Thursday evening and has not been seen since. Janet and partner David Hampton tracked him over rooftops but lost sight of him as darkness fell and say they are heartbroken without their …

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MIU supporters are wary of CCG’s confidence in finding new…

Comments (0) THE “jury is still out” on the future of Faversham’s Minor Injuries Unit, according to one campaigner, despite assurances from health bosses that a new provider for the service will be found. Canterbury and Coastal Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) chief operating officer Bill Miller told county councillors at a meeting last week that he was “confident” they would find …

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Iron Maiden’s gift to Faversham teen after ruined Sonisphere gig

SPECIAL DELIVERY: The heavy metal fans show off their merchandise from Iron Maiden GIIS20140718B-008_C Comments (0) A TEENAGED metal fan has received signed merchandise from rock legends Iron Maiden after a thief ruined his concert trip. Ollie Mangion, 18, was at rock festival Sonisphere with town councillor and family friend Andy Culham earlier this month. Ollie, of Belvedere Road, has a …

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