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Clock Tower turns back time and creates confusion

Ever wanted to turn back time? Well it seems that Herne Bay has – after hands on the Clock Tower were seen going backwards. A mechanical problem has struck the seafront icon and caused confusion with residents and visitors who have wondered if the town has been heading into the past. Canterbury resident Bec Tul was taking advantage of the …

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2014 Competition!

HERNE BAY IN BLOOM GARDENING COMPETITION 2014 This is open to all residents and businesses in the CT6 area. A trophy and gardening vouchers sponsored by local businesses, clubs and societies can be won for all categories which include the following: Front Gardens Window Boxes Hanging Baskets Street and Shop Displays Environmental Projects Allotments Photograph of your Favourite aspect of …

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Taking time out to talk clocks and designs for future

Graphics design student Christopher Hoare has almost completed his course at Canterbury Christ Church University. Here the 21-year-old talks to Aidan Bailow about winning the competition to design a logo for Herne Bay’s historic Clock Tower What first inspired you as a graphic designer? I saw my brother was asked to design a website, with logos, colour scheme and branding. …

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Margate Clock Tower

Margate Clock Tower is an iconic and well-loved feature of Margate. Built to commemorate Queen Victoria’s Golden Jubilee, it was officially opened on 24th May 1889, the Queen’s 70th birthday. The Clock Tower boasts a time ball, used to allow ships at sea and onlookers on shore to set their clocks accurately. The time ball is a large copper ball …

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