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SAINSBURY’S AND ALDI ON THE WAY

Two major supermarket developments getting started this spring WORK is finally due to start on two supermarket developments in Herne Bay. It is anticipated that the construction of an Aldi store will start next month on the site of the King’s Road car park, while Sainsbury’s is looking at a May start date for its development at Altira Park on …

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Councifior Lee will be great loss

I was very sorry to read that our local councillor Peter Lee is retiring. He has always been very supportive to us as residents whenever we needed his advice, and always found time to answer letters and emails arid giving us whatever help he can. May he enjoy his cricket. Ann Gannon Spa Esplanade, Herne Bay Herne Bay Gazette, March …

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Council ready for the recycling bin

THERE WERE two articles in the local press recently highlighting just how ridiculous the political system under which we live really is and re-enforcing my current view that local councillors serve no useful purpose other than being a drain on our resources. Firstly, John Bromley of Canterbury drew attention, quite rightly, to the fact that we now have to pay …

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Maximum council tax hike in the new budget

City authority to debate plans for 2015/16 at Guildhall CITY councillors have announced their plans for this year’s budget in Canterbury. The council will meet at the Guildhall on Thursday night to debate where and how the council’s budget of £19.789 million should be spent. The biggest change to the city’s budget, as far as residents are concerned, is another …

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Residents fighting resubmitted proposal to create camping site

Residents fighting to preserve the green gap between Herne Bay and Whitstable are challenging plans for a touring caravan and camping site. The owner of the land at Heymar in Whitstable Road, Herne Bay, was granted permission for 56 pitches in 2013 despite strong opposition but he never developed the site and has now submitted a smaller scheme. The application …

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Courts facelift may cost players

TENNIS courts at Herne Bay’s main park are to be given a facelift — but players could be forced to pay to help recoup the cash, a leading councillor said. West Bay councillor Peter Lee, who is responsible for Canterbury City Council’s finances, said officials should try to recover some of the £3,000 investment by charging people to use the …

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Tennis courts may charge fees to recoup work costs

Free tennis courts could be put under lock and key as the council considers ways to recoup money from resurfacing work. Plans to charge to use the Memorial Park facilities have been put forward by Hampton councillor Peter Lee less than four weeks before the start of Wimbledon. It could see the use of new padlocks being placed on the …

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Abseiling Ann is ready for the ups and downs of job

New Lord Mayor will meet volunteers AN ABSEILING grandmother has been elected as the Lord Mayor of Canterbury. Ann Taylor, who represents Reculver, became the first Herne Bay councillor to take on the role in 24 years after a ceremony in the Guildhall in Canterbury on Wednesday. Her son flew from America to be there and in an emotional speech …

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Two plans to revive the derelict Bun Penny pub

AFTER waiting years for action on the burnt-out Bun Penny pub, two proposals for its future are now being considered. Councillors were told the owners of the former pub on Herne Bay seafront have submitted pre-application documents with details of a scheme they hope will bring the building back into use. And at the same meeting of the Herne Bay …

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A timely boost for our Bay landmark

Town clock tower project receives £250k Lottery grant PLANS to restore Herne Bay’s historic seafront clock tower have been given the green light with the approval of a £250,000 Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) grant. The project, which Is being led by the city council in partnership with the Friends of Herne Bay Clock Tower will mean major refurbishment of the …

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