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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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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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Herne Bay’s Pier Trust gets new entertainment boss

Bay music man David Shepherd has been put in charge of entertainment at the town’s Pier Trust following criticisms from the city council. At the last executive meeting, officers accused the trust of being inexperienced. So councillors voted officers an extra £6,000 to boost their events team to help organise some events for the summer. But the Pier Trust has …

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Pier Trust reveals extension plans

Campaigners have unveiled plans to extend the pier and build a new pavilion. Members of Herne Bay Pier Trust revealed details of the scheme – the brainchild of graphic designer Dave Parish – ahead of a crucial council meeting to debate the pier’s future after council officers claimed the lack of a clear plan for the site meant that “difficult …

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Trust proposes economic vision for future of Herne Bay pier

It was the end of the pier show this week as wreckers finally moved in to start demolishing Herne Bay’s Pier Pavilion. But the big question now is: what will replace it? Members of the town’s Pier Trust were given a glimpse into the future at its second annual meeting at Herne Bay Junior School. One of the few suggestions …

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‘New regime’ clashes with Pier Trust

Museum bosses tore down a poster promoting Herne Bay Pier Trust, despite the fact that the latest exhibition is dedicated to the iconic seaside structure. Despite protests from staff at the William Street museum, managers insisted the poster had to be removed because it did not fit in with the council's corporate branding.

Pier trust members who complained were told the poster had been put in the wrong place.

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Pavilion demolition will now take longer

Council bosses will have to pay an extra £218,000 to knock down Herne Bay's dilapidated pier pavilion after deadly asbestos was found in the building. Contractors surveying the aging sports centre – due to be demolished because it is too expensive to maintain – made the bombshell discovery last month. It was revealed to the city council's ruling executive committee on Thursday, and Pier Trust chairman Julian Jennings told councillors the group was concerned the discovery could lead to delays

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