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Seafront Spa plans re-submitted

Plans for a new health spa hotel on Herne Bay seafront have been resubmitted to council officers. The proposals at East Cliff Parade, near the Kings Hall, are for a luxury retreat with facilities for slimming, weight loss and detox. But last summer residents reacted to the proposals with fury, believing it would ruin the sea views in Canterbury Road …

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The 7 most haunted places in Herne Bay

Comments (0) FOR people from out of town, Herne Bay may seem like a sleepy little seaside town, but they might be surprised to find a dark story behind some of our most celebrated places. Over the years, numerous sightings have been reported of unworldly creatures in our town. From our beloved pier to the home of a local elderly lady, …

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New hope for Bun Penny as eyesore finds a new owner

Flats will replace fire-ravaged former pub THE burnt-out Bun Penny could soon rise from the ashes after being sold for redevelopment. The derelict building — one of the town’s most complained-about eyesores since it was gutted by fire in September 2011 — was under offer last month and the sale has now been formally completed. New era Estate agent Peter …

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Bun Penny: progress at last

Bun Penny pub sold for development The burnt out Bun Penny could soon rise from the ashes after it was sold for redevelopment. The derelict building – one of the town’s most complained about eyesores since it was gutted by fire in September 2011 – was under offer last month and the sale has now been formally completed. Estate agent …

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Eyesore is ruining my business

An Indian restaurant boss has blamed a derelict seafront pub for a dramatic drop in table bookings. Raj Miah says the eyesore Bun Penny site is putting people off eating at The Shad in William Street, which sits opposite the dilapidated building. He was speaking as a homeless couple set up home in the doorway of the blackened pub, describing …

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‘Owners must be forced to clean up eyesore pub’

Hundreds back petition for council to take legal action HUNDREDS of people have signed a petition calling for urgent action on the burnt-out Bun Penny. The pub has been an eyesore on the seafront since it was destroyed in an arson attack in September 2011, and despite officials declaring it was “a priority”, no improvements have been made. The campaign …

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Do something about this now

This petition calls for an urgent solution to the problem of the Bun Penny eyesore WE DEMAND action on the burnt-out Bun Penny. That is the message behind a new petition set up to urge council bosses to do something to tackle the eyesore of the former pub on Herne Bay seafront. It has been left to rot since it …

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The city council has lost the plot

I have been following the debate, kicked off by Dylan Hampshire of Cockett’s Mattresses, about the need for a town council for Herne Bay (“Call for town council to end ‘democratic deficit'”, Times, June 21). I certainly believe Canterbury City Council has lost the plot and we should return to more local control of our affairs. Canterbury is just not …

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Friendly fire?

Across Herne Bay there are arched eyebrows, knowing looks, thoughtful “hmmm’s” and I-told-you-so’s. The very thorough fire that gutted the Bun Penny in the small hours of 1st September was no accident. The Kent Fire experts have decided that “an accelerant” was involved, so Kent Police are treating it as arson, and are asking for witnesses… see below for details. …

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Bun Penny PH, Herne Bay

Toasted Bun Apparently the Bun Penny burned last night. The emergency services were still there at 6am. Hopefully nobody hurt – I think the upstairs was residential. I’m told the place is now a windowless, roofless shell. And this is after spending months and £,000’s refurbishing. Hope the insurance was up to date. More anon. Struck by lightning or struck …

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