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Herne Bay mum tells court how she desperately fought off attacker in Memorial Park

A 49-year-old man has been cleared of wounding a young mum and attempting to rape her. A jury at Canterbury Crown Court found Alan Cornelius of Dolphin Street, Herne Bay, not guilty of the attack in the town’s Memorial Park at 11.45pm on June 17 this year. The woman, who is 25 and cannot be named for legal reasons, described …

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Herne Bay teenager jailed for five years after charity cyclist…

Comments (0) A HERNE Bay teenager has been jailed for five years after causing the death of a charity cyclist while driving drunk. Bethany Mackie, 18, of Beltinge Road, was sentenced at Canterbury Crown Court today (Friday), having previously pleaded guilty to causing death by dangerous driving and driving with excess alcohol. In the early hours of the morning of March 22 …

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Drink driver Beth Mackie from Herne Bay jailed for causing the death by dangerous driving of Ashford cyclist Christian Smith

An 18-year-old drink driver has today been jailed for five years for causing the death of a charity cyclist. Bethany Mackie had drunk vodka and cocktails and was more than double the legal limit when she knocked down and killed dad-of-three Christian Smith on the Old Thanet Way near Chestfield in March. She pleaded guilty to causing death by dangerous …

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Bay home burglar jailed

JAILED: Burglar Stephen McIntyre Comments (0) A BURGLAR who broke into a Herne Bay home and then stole a car has been sentenced to more than two years in prison. Stephen Alan McIntyre, 20, previously of High Street, Ramsgate, appeared at Canterbury Crown Court yesterday where he was sentenced to two years eight months in prison. He pleaded guilty to burglary at …

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Danny Scott texted his ex-fiancee Tasha Horne just hours before his body was found at bottom of Reculver cliffs

A taxi driver texted his ex-fiancée saying “please don’t watch the news” just hours before his body was discovered at the bottom of cliffs yesterday morning. Troubled Danny Scott, 28, was pronounced dead on the beach at Reculver shortly after 9am. It is believed he jumped to his death. The church bell ringer and dad-of-one had split from his girlfriend …

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Man’s body found on Reculver beach

Police, coastguard and ambulance at the scene Comments (0) POLICE and Herne Bay Coastguard were called out to reports of a body on Reculver beach. Police were called at 9.02am to a report of a man’s body on the beach at Reculver Towers. He was found at the bottom of a cliff. A call went to Herne Bay Coastguard at 9.35am.Ambulance crews …

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1990s boy band East 17 to perform in Herne Bay this weekend

Comments (0) ONE of the biggest-selling boy bands of the 90s is coming to town to play at a new late-night bar and venue, set to officially launch in mid-2015. In what has been described as “the biggest Christmas party” East 17 will appear on Friday at The Front, performing some classic hits, including the Christmas No 1 Stay Another Day, as …

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Bay Christmas tree gets a makeover

MAKE-OVER: back row: Barbara & Abi (Activity Box), Father Christmas, Richard and Charlie (Owen Electrical Contracts Ltd), Gideon Scott (Town Partners) Front: Analyn & Harry Levermre, Kimberly & George Sutherland. Comments (0) THE Herne Bay Christmas tree has been given a make-over, thanks to the sponsors, the Activity Box in William Street and Vanessa Field from the Old Firm in Mortimer …

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The future is bright

Herne Bay Ladies manager Anthony Deer Comments (0) HERNE BAY LADIES manager Anthony Deer admits Sunday’s FA Cup first round clash was a special day for the club. It had been billed as the biggest game in the club’s history when Carshalton visited, and 183 supporters turned up to watch the clash at Winch’s Field. And although the result did not …

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Bay author scoops Amazon top spot – Twice

Comments (0) BAY author Faye Beerling has hit the top of the Amazon Kindle books chart – twice in one day! The 46- year-old mum and stepmum of three topped the charts on Sunday in the schools and education section with her children’s history book Tales From The Clock Tower. She was also number one in the children’s ducks and other …

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