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Herne Bay gran’s incurable disease ’caused by asbestos exposure…

From left, daughter Faith Williams, Shirley Price and sons Glenn and Robin Price Comments (0) A grandmother is appealing to former colleagues after being diagnosed with an incurable disease she believes was caused by exposure to asbestos at her workplace. Shirley Price, who was born in Herne Bay and has lived in the town all her life, was told just before Christmas …

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Reward for safe return of missing Monty the Parrot

A couple are offering a £700 reward for the safe return of their parrot. Monty, an African grey, escaped from Janet Walder’s home in Knowler Way, Beltinge, on Thursday evening and has not been seen since. Janet and partner David Hampton tracked him over rooftops but lost sight of him as darkness fell and say they are heartbroken without their …

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Strangers on prowl outside primary

Parents were put on high alert after a young boy was approached and another girl touched by two strange men outside a primary school in Herne Bay. Police were called following the worrying incidents, which have sparked a call for extra vigilance from the head teacher of Hampton primary. The mum of one of the pupils told the Gazette: “As …

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Open Spaces

To implement the Council’s vision for the area, there will need to be a significant increase above the historic level of development in the area, both housing and employment space. There will also need to be a significant additional provision of open space of various types, proportionate to the level of other new development. [Draft Local Plan 1.51] The housing …

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Vehicle ploughs through stone bollards

They all drive like that in Whitstable...

A car ended up teetering on a sea wall after speeding off of the road and crashing through stone bollards. Stunned witnesses said the green Peugeot smashed through the bollards in Hampton after careering along Swalecliffe Avenue, ending up balanced on the sea wall on Sunday night. Phil Hopkins, whose house overlooks the road, said three youths walked away from the wreckage unhurt.

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Learning and design

Parks and open spaces present an opportunity for people to grow too. We are now starting to work with a range of education and training organisations to deliver design and small to medium scale projects. These organisations include Canterbury College, Appleseed Landscapes (under the umbrella of Kent Enterprise Trust) and Family Investment Homes. The colleges are major local employers and …

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