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‘Teach children to respect the area they live in’ plea

Pier Trust appeals to parents after windbreak’s panels smashed PARENTS and teachers are being asked to explain to young people how hard volunteers are working to improve and maintain Herne Bay Pier, which was vandalised once again last week. Members of the Pier Trust were shocked to find that two of the panels installed in the windbreak had been smashed. …

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Red Arrows’ star billing for airshow

The world-famous Red Arrows will take to the skies above Herne Bay this summer as part of what has been billed Kent’s number one coastal airshow. As many as 50,000 people are expected to flock to the town for the event, with the popular RAF display team now set to take star billing after their appearance was confirmed. They will …

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ARROW, ARROW, WHO IS HEADING OUR WAY?

No1 display team will headline Amy Johnson Memorial Airshow THIS is the spectacular sight set to greet the thousands who attend Herne Bay’s biggest one-day event. The Red Arrows will be the main attraction at the Amy Johnson Memorial Airshow on August 15 after the town beat fierce competition to book them once Folkestone’s air show was cancelled. Businesses and …

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Red Arrows to thrill crowds in historic first

Aerial acrobats head for Herne Bay THE Red Arrows will head for Herne Bay this summer in an “historic first” for the town. The legendary aerobatic display team will perform as part of the Amy Johnson Memorial Airshow on August 15. Their appearance was secured after the Herne Bay Promo team mounted a successful fundraising appeal before applying to the …

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Red Arrows confirm appearance at Herne Bay airshow in August

The world-famous Red Arrows will take to the skies above Herne Bay this summer as part of what has been billed Kent’s number one coastal airshow. As many as 50,000 people are expected to flock to the town for the event, with the popular RAF display team now set to take star billing after their appearance was confirmed today. They …

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PARTY TO WELCOME BACK CLOCK TOWER

Seafront landmark restored after £380,000 restoration project THE late-winter blues will lift on Herne Bay seafront this weekend as the town celebrates the extensive refurbishment of its clock tower. Some £380,000 has been spent on bringing this iconic building back to its former glory and on Saturday the results of a tremendous effort by so many in the Herne Bay …

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Air show crew’s call for help with take-off

Event organisers have appealed for help to bring a historic aircraft to the skies above Herne Bay this summer. The Bay Promo Team are organising this year’s air show and want to bring the Gloster Meteor to the town to dazzle the crowds. The Meteor fighter appeared in the skies 70 years ago and propelled Britain into the jet age. …

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Not That long ago, in a land not far away

SCI-FI By The Sea 3 is the third annual festival of science fiction in Herne Bay and it is likely to prove so popular that you won’t get in without a ticket. BayPromoTeam senior organiser Gerald McCarthy said: “There’s only so big the event can get and tickets are flying out. We had about 3,500 visitors in the first year …

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Sci-Fi by the Sea-quel attracts timelords and bounty hunters

Science fiction lovers can meet the seventh Doctor Who and a Star Wars legend at a sci-fi spectacular this summer. Work has already started on securing top names and attractions for the Sci-Fi by the Sea 3 event organised by the Bay Promo Team after 8,000 people attended last year’s successful event. Former timelord Sylvester McCoy, who has recently starred …

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Kayleigh Duff is Herne Bay’s 2014 woman of the year

Kayleigh Duff has been voted as Herne Bay’s 2014 woman of the year. Five outstanding people with amazing stories were running for the title of Herne Bay’s man or woman of the year but Mrs Duff, the young mother who spent her last months living life to the fullest, came first with 45% of votes. The mother of 4-year-old Kai was only 24 …

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