Outrage over theft of Christmas tree planted in memory of husband A low-life thief has sparked outrage after breaking into a community garden and chopping down a Christmas tree planted in memory of a former resident. The tree was part of the community area in the Elizabeth Court flats in King’s Road and had been dedicated to Christmas lover John …Read More »
If you’re one of the people who think that plants have feelings, and have been worrying about THAT Christmas tree that came in for so much stick, you can rest easy. After being needled in the press for days, it has been rather neatly recycled by Herne Bay in Bloom and Beach Creative in their Christmas grotto in the bandstand. …Read More »
Volunteers have stepped in to spruce up Herne Bay’s infamous Christmas tree after it was ridiculed for being the worst in Britain. They got together to give the fir some much-needed sparkle with tinsel and decorations following outcry over its “disgusting” appearance. People were left fuming and even booed when the original tree was unveiled last month in front of …Read More »
Herne Bay's new Christmas tree - replacing one dubbed the worst in the country - has been slammed as the worst in the world by campaigners.
Council bosses bowed to public pressure after a week of criticism about the tree in Mortimer Street and the town's lights display, and the original sorry specimen was uprooted and replaced yesterday.
But the new tree - due to be decorated with lights and decorations made by town schoolchildren later today - has not won many admirers.Read More »