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We’re working hard to bring life to pier

In reply to the article last week about Ed Targett calling for a meeting about the pier (Pier Battle For TV’s People’s Millions, Herne Bay Gazette, November 20) Mr Targett did not have the courtesy to consult the Pier Trust about the date of the public meeting he has decided to call about the future of the pier. The first …

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What does the future hold for the pier?

A public meeting has been called to discuss of Herne Bay’s iconic pier. Ed Targett, the prospective Green Party MP for Herne Bay, has called a meeting (7pm Sunday, 23rd November at the King’s Hall) in order to discuss how the pier could be extended or rebuilt. He claims the short term plans of the Pier Trust, which runs the …

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Pier battle for TV’s People’s Millions

Pier campaigners are gearing up for two important events surrounding its future. Pier Trust chairman Doreen Stone is leading the bid for ITV Meridian’s People’s Millions programme, and hopes to win £50,000 funding for the platform. The programme will be screened on Monday, November 24, and supporters will be able to vote for the scheme by phone. The money would …

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Look everyone – it’s that Ed Targett again!

Greens unveil Ed Targett as election candidate The latest contender to challenge for North Thanet and Herne Bay MP Sir Roger Gale’s seat at the next election has been revealed. Former Herne Bay Times reporter Ed Targett is the Green Party’s first candidate in the seat since 1992 after helping establish a new Thanet group in 2012. Father-of-two Mr Targett, …

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Mattress king who’s battling for local traders

  He is a businessman who spends his spare time on the battlefield and is a keen crusader for the traditional High Street in a world gone mad for out-of-town shopping centres. Dylan Hampshire, 41, of Cockett’s Beds, took over the family store in Herne Bay’s High Street in 1999 from his uncle and grandfather before him. He continues to …

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