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Whitstable’s Crown Post Office – The Last Post

THE LAST POST A COMMUNITY PROTEST AGAINST THE CLOSURE OF WHITSTABLE’S CROWN POST OFFICE ON WEDNESDAY 29TH APRIL 2015 This protest will have support from all sides of our community. There will be a film crew present on the day. THE FACTSPost Office Ltd has been totally committed to closing Whitstable’s Crown Post Office since 2013 – in spite of any cost …

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Does town council offer good value?

As someone who was attempting to promote public discussion and debate about this issue as long ago as 2004, I am pleased to see the topic of a potential Whitstable Town Council once more heading your letters page (Council Call Sounds Like Electioneering, Letters and Opinion, Gazette). There does seem to be a new head of steam building up on …

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National Motorists Action Group probes claims Canterbury City Council’s parking signs are unlawful

Investigators are examining claims the city council has doled out thousands of unlawful parking tickets in Canterbury, Whitstable and Herne Bay. A UK-wide motorists’ watchdog has referred the authority’s enforcement policy to the district auditor claiming “long-time serious irregularities”. National Motorists’ Action Group (NMAG) says that parking signs throughout the district are illegally worded and rely on a misinterpretation of …

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United Church in Herne Bay has high hopes as it eyes the big…

Comments (0) HERNE Bay will be getting a bigger, brighter and better “second” events venue if plans at the United Church come to fruition. Restoration has already begun on the site in Mortimer Street, but this is only the beginning as the church looks to expand its capacity and ultimately host an enhanced range of performers and events. Formed just over …

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Reculver Country Park: your opinions on its future are wanted

Comments (0) YOUR views are being sought on the future of Reculver Country Park. The towers at the site form one of the most distinctive landmarks on our coastline and, together with the surrounding country park, attract thousands of visitors a year. Now Canterbury City Council is seeking opinions on what to do with the land formerly leased by The Camping …

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‘Landmark’ public toilet on Broad Street in Canterbury to be auctioned off

An underground public toilet on a “landmark” city centre site is to go under the hammer – with a guide price of £50,000. Potential buyers are being told that the derelict lavatories – just yards from the historic city wall on Broad Street – are ripe for commercial redevelopment. The owner, the city council, even says proposals for the site …

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Lunatic dog bites more than 20 trees on Duncan Down in Whitstable

Trees are being attacked on a Whitstable village green – and it is believed a bark-ing mad dog is the culprit. About 20 to 30 trees have been targeted on Duncan Down and environment bosses reckon an alsatian dog is behind the damage. Cllr Ashley Clark, who is secretary of the Friends of Duncan Down, says it is “heartbreaking” and …

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Kent could bear the brunt of London’s housing crisis, Boris Johnson is being advised

London’s population overspill could be absorbed by 115,000 new homes built in Canterbury, Medway, Dover and Thanet, Boris Johnson is being advised. This staggering figure, revealed in a report for the Mayor of London, would be on top of the new homes targets already set out in local plans. It has prompted a warning from Canterbury council’s chief executive that …

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Drop in sessions announced: Are you registered to vote in…

Comments (0) With less than six weeks to register to vote in this year’s General Election, Canterbury City Council have announced a series of drop in sessions to help get as many people as possible to the polls on May 7. People have until April 20 to register to vote in the General Election. The two announced drop in sessions, one …

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Green light for Sainsbury’s plans in Altira Park, Herne Bay

How the Sainsbury’s at Altira Park will look Comments (0) PROPOSALS for a Sainsbury’s food store, petrol station and eight industrial units at Altira Park on the outskirts of Herne Bay have been fully approved by Canterbury City Council. The local authority had resolved in October last year to grant planning permission for a Sainsbury’s foodstore, petrol station and eight industrial/warehouse …

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