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Stone-throwing yobs in Herne Bay

A toddler was hit in the eye by stone-throwing yobs who are “driving tourists away” from Herne Bay seafront. The three-year-old was hurt in one of three incidents witnessed by a town councillor in as many weeks. Also targeted by the unruly teenagers were a coach-load of French students and a pensioner. Cllr Andrew Cook (Con) says he has seen people being …

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Herne Bay Pier vandalism fears

Security will be stepped up at Herne Bay Pier after vandals caused havoc after dark. Two weeks ago two tables appeared overnight on the pier platform and after the next night one had been thrown in to the sea. Last week a window was smashed on the pier’s windbreak. The Herne Bay Pier Trust, which runs and maintains the pier, …

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Swingers and weekend ravers welcomed at Westward Ho hotel in Folkestone

The owner of a controversial hotel plans to use it as a den for swingers. Jon Huxley says that the Westward Ho! in Clifton Crescent, Folkestone is set to be used by ravers on raunchy weekend breaks. It comes after Shepway council stopped the hotel doubling up as temporary accommodation for homeless people. Jon Huxley outside his Westward Ho! Hotel …

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Bogus ‘water board’ callers strike 11 times in a week

Police have released CCTV images of two men they want to speak to in connection with the incidents Comments (0) POLICE are investigating after bogus callers claiming to be from the “water board” struck 11 times in East Kent this week. The incidents began on Monday March 23, with the most recent in York Terrace, Birchington and Marine Parade, Whitstable, yesterday …

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Police hunt for distraction thieves after they target homes in Faversham, Whitstable, Canterbury, Ashford, Deal and Birchington

Bogus callers have been targeting elderly residents across the county, tricking their way into their homes so they can steal from them. CCTV has now been released of the two men who claim to be from the water-board, telling the victim there was a leak along the road and that they need to enter the property to turn off the …

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Bogus ‘water board’ workers target homes in Whitstable and east…

Comments (0) Police are investigating 11 bogus caller incidents in east Kent that have been committed since Monday, March 23. The latest incident occurred on Thursday, March 26 in Marine Parade, Whitstable at 11.20 am and in York Terrace, Birchington a short time later. It follows similar incidents earlier in the week in Ashford, Deal, St Margaret’s, Martin Mill, Wingham and …

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Herne Bay parking: now we’ll get 10 minutes’ grace

Not so quick! Motorists now have 10 minutes’ grace on their parking tickets Comments (0) Drivers who overstay their parking tickets are to be given a period of grace before picking up a fine. Anyone who stays parked 10 minutes over their allotted time in off-street or on-street council parking spots will not be fined for that period. It is reported …

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Plans revealed for 20-acre solar farm next to Manston airport…

The site of the proposed solar farm, backing onto the airport site Comments (0) PLANS have been submitted to build a solar farm across 20 acres of agriculture land adjacent to the Manston airport site. A planning application submitted on Friday by London-beased firm Solar Planning Ltd, could see 2.31-metre high solar panels constructed on the land. If approved, the farm …

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Park View landlady wins licence battle

The landlady at the centre of a fierce licensing row has spoken of her relief at being allowed to play live music and serve drinks without food. Judy Wattiez, 53, of the Park View Restaurant had faced strident opposition from 28 residents of neighbouring Margaret Court, who feared it would lead to noise and nuisance.

The listed pub, in Park Road, Herne Bay, was formally the Royal Oak which had a reputation for rowdy behaviour. When the premises were reopened in February as the Park View Restaurant, new manager Miss Wattiez was only allowed to serve drinks with food.

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