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Charitable trust plan postponed

PLANS for the management of Whitstable Museum to be handed from the city council to a charitable trust today (Wednesday) have been delayed due to a legal hitch. The application from The Whitstable Community Museum and Gallery to run the museum had already been agreed by the local authority and it was Intended that the handover occur today. However, Brian …

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Gorrell Tank car park: wait goes on for traders

Businesses fear Southern Water plans will cost them dear SOUTHERN Water bosses have revealed this week that half of the largest car park in Whitstable will remain out of use for months. The Gorrell Tank car park closed at the end of April last year after an investigation revealed that the supporting columns of the tank, situated beneath the car …

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Whitstable Museum handed to town trust

Council ‘very impressed’ by new group AN EXCITING future could be in store for Whitstable Museum after Canterbury City Council agreed to transfer the running of it to The Whitstable Community Museum and Gallery Trust. At a meeting on Thursday, executive members heard that the bid from the trust to run the museum was “very strong”, featuring “a determination to …

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Hospice and business cheered by new bugdet

Canterbury’s Tory MP leads the praise for George Osborne THE Chancellor of the Exchequer’s Autumn Statement, which laid out sweeping changes to the country’s stamp duty, VAT and income tax, has had a positive response from some in the district. George Osborne cut the cost for people buying homes worth less than £937,000 and introduced a new tax for multinational …

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Business park plans slammed by traders

RESIDENTS and business owners turned up in force to show their objection to the plans of the proposed extension to a Whitstable business park. The meeting, which took place in the Methodist Church in Argyle Road last Monday, was called by the Whitstable District Chamber of Commerce to look at the plans for the retail development at Estuary View Business …

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New bidder in the frame for post office role

Campaigners told talks are being held LOCAL businesses and residents have been told that Post Office Ltd is in talks with another potential franchisee about moving the current Crown service from Gladstone Road. The town’s politicians and residents met senior management in London on Wednesday, November 12 following concerns about the failed process to move the service to Budgens supermarket. …

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