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Vote Herne Bay! Vote Duchamp!!

Vote for the Duchamp Festival in the Canterbury 4 Culture awards Herne Bay arts and culture lovers are being urged to vote for the town in the Canterbury 4 Culture awards. The Marcel Duchamp Festival has been nominated for four of the top accolades, and the public has their chance to vote in the category of People’s Award. Last summer …

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Bun Penny: progress at last

Bun Penny pub sold for development The burnt out Bun Penny could soon rise from the ashes after it was sold for redevelopment. The derelict building – one of the town’s most complained about eyesores since it was gutted by fire in September 2011 – was under offer last month and the sale has now been formally completed. Estate agent …

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The Oradour 70 Exhibition

Oradour Poetry Evening Saturday 7 June 7.30pm As part of the Oradour 70 exhibition at Beach Creative Galleries, Beach House, Beach Street, Herne Bay, CT6 5PT (June 4-17) there will be an evening of poetry, music, humour and drama. The event is free (limited seating) and will last approximately 2 hours, with an interval, starting at 7.30pm. The emphasis will …

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Hundreds storm out of Pilgrims’ Hospice meeting

Hundreds of furious people stormed out of a public meeting with executives and senior staff at the Pilgrims’ Hospice in Canterbury last week. Tensions ran high throughout the two and a half hour meeting, as hundreds of members of the public, and former healthcare professionals, stood up to oppose the decision to close the Canterbury hospice’s Inpatient Ward in 2016. …

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Hospice closure backlash

Fears donations could drop after shock announcement of closure of Pilgrims Hospice in Canterbury. Bosses at Canterbury’s Pilgrims Hospice are standing their ground over the planned closure of the 16-bed care unit despite a growing campaign to force them to change their minds. They claim the charity-run centre – which opened in 1982 – is “no longer fit for purpose” …

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Glass by the Sea

GLASS BY THE SEA Bay Art Gallery welcomes for the first time Ruth Rice, who is showing an eclectic exhibition of fused glass and driftwood art, paintings and jewellery made from sea glass, and fused glass, all of which  have been inspired by our beautiful North Kent Coast. Monday 12- Sunday 18 May 2014. 10am to 4pm Bay Art Gallery, …

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Herne Bay business group

Herne Bay has an on-line business group with 807 local members. The group promotes jobs, shows, events, promotions etc. within our area. The group is free and is growing very quickly. Here is a link to the group – http://lnkd.in/bCb3zc4 Would you be kind enough to let people know that this is free for all in our area. Cheers, Ian …

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Herne & Broomfield need your help to fight the Local Plan

Herne & Broomfield Parish Council is launching a fighting fund in a bid to stop farmland in Herne being developed as a housing estate. The plan by Hollamby Estates is to build 800 houses. The Parish Council could have to pay thousands of pounds as part of their battle to block the plans to develop Strode Farm as part of …

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No need to go to Eton – Eton’s coming here

I do hope nobody is over-awed by the fact that Eton College is the driving force behind the JCBs in this proposed development. I’m not sure how this fits in to the Local Plan, but Cllr John Gilbey has said that “the Bends should always be protected as a valuable green gap and open space”. This is the other side …

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Canterbury’s Pilgrims Hospice to close

“Hospice closure means we can care for more patients” A hospice boss says closing a third of its inpatient beds will mean more people with terminal or life-limiting illnesses can be cared for at home. Steve Auty, chief executive of Pilgrims Hospices, said hospice care was not about buildings but delivering care where people needed it, whether at home, in …

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