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Pier trust bosses start-up cash to pay for more huts

PIER trust bosses have secured funding for the next stage of their business plan. The trustees are finalising details of the lease for the pier platform, and have been successful in applying for start-up funds. It means as soon as the documents are signed they can start building extra huts to expand the retail village. Pier trust chairman Doreen Stone …

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Rescuers save duo stuck in the mud

A MOTHER and daughter rescued after sinking up to their waist in mud at Bishopstone have thanked those who helped them. Pier Trust chairman Doreen Stone and her daughter were stranded on Sunday after going alter their dog, who had run onto the mud — the result of a landslide — and got into trouble. After friends raised the alarm, …

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People’s Pier could be here for summer

Beach huts, market and ‘time travel’ planned for site PIER Trust bosses are one step away from realising their dreams of a “people’s pier” after being told they are favourites to win the lease. Officials have been debating what to do with the space where the pier pavilion once stood since the end of last year, after inviting bids from …

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Help to make this dying schoolboy’s wishes come true

Brave Reece stops treatment for cancer BUSINESSES have rallied round to help make a dying schoolboy’s wishes come true. Reece Puddington, 11, is bed-bound after a relapse of childhood cancer neuroblastoma and has now stopped treatment after scans revealed the disease had spread. He put together a bucket list of wishes with help from his mum Kay and dad Paul, …

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Council faces pier pressure over lease

Trust bosses say decision on platform crucial for future PIER Trust bosses have warned council officials the decision on who gets the lease for the platform is crucial to the structure’s future. Volunteers are still on tenterhooks waiting, to see if their application for a covered community area, stage, children’s rides and more beach huts has been accepted, or whether …

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Pier trust meeting to discuss lease

VOLUNTEERS are still waiting to hear whether they have been successful in their bid to take over the platform on Herne Bay pier. Pier Trust bosses hoped to find out before Christmas who had won the lease, but no decision had been made as the Times went to press. The group will hold its annual meeting tonight (Thursday), which had …

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Pier news: decking to be replaced for £140k

More than 700 square metres of the timber decking that surrounds the central tarmac area on Herne Bay pier will be replaced in a project costing around £140,000. Inspections have shown that while the pier’s substructure is sound, the timber runners and decking are not in such good condition and have deteriorated since the pavilion was removed. The area around …

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Pier Trust EGM Minutes

I couldn’t make it to the EGM on 10th July, so I asked the Trustees what had happened, and what the results were of any votes that were taken. I got conflicting reports as to whether anything had been sent to some or all of the members. I hadn’t received anything, and neither had several other paid-up members. I knew …

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Opening of the Retail Beach Hut Village on the Pier

Grand Opening of The Retail Beach Hut Village Hello Everyone, In the last few weeks there has been a lot of work carried out by both the Trust and the Proprietors at the Retail Beach Hut Village and completion is close at hand.  The Grand Opening will now be next Saturday 6th July at 12:00 noon. We are delighted that …

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Easter Newsletter from the Pier Trust

The trustees would like to thank you for all the support you have given us the last few months and we wish you a very happy Easter break. There is a lot going on at present – it looks as if the planning permission for a retail village on the pier is going to be successful and we are now …

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