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Herne Bay Pier vandalism fears

Security will be stepped up at Herne Bay Pier after vandals caused havoc after dark. Two weeks ago two tables appeared overnight on the pier platform and after the next night one had been thrown in to the sea. Last week a window was smashed on the pier’s windbreak. The Herne Bay Pier Trust, which runs and maintains the pier, …

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Will town Green pier plan really see the light of day?

Eco-credentials of controversial seafront structure may be crucial THE chairman of the Herne Bay Pier Trust says that proposals for a green-energy project could be the best chance the town has of ever seeing its pier restored to its former glory. The plans for a tidal lagoon, barrage and underwater turbines, revealed exclusively by the Times, would form the basis …

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‘GREEN PIER’ COULD EARN £500K A YEAR

Trust hears plans for barrage, lagoon and underwater turbines HERNE Bay could be taking a bold leap into the future if plans for a “green pier” come to fruition. The proposals were aired at last week’s annual general meeting of the Herne Bay Pier Trust and comprise a tidal lagoon, a barrage and underwater turbines that would capture the power …

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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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Pier trust seeks to put up extra 22 huts for small gift and drink shops

PIER visitors will soon have more huts to browse if a planning application is approved. Herne Bay Pier Trust has applied for permission to put up another 22 huts at the top end of the pier for small businesses to sell gifts, crafts or refreshments. Lease The scheme is part of the trust’s plans for the pier platform after they …

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Showtime for end of the pier

The pier trust is hoping to breathe new life into the Herne Bay landmark with string of wooden kiosks, a performance stage and bumper boats. It also wants to use the centre of the pier head for markets and shows. The trust has applied to Canterbury City Council’s planning department for permission to put up 2 timber kiosks to add …

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Pier trustees help save stricken kayakers

MEMBERS of the Herne Bay Pier Trust and its tenants played a vital role in helping to save two kayakers who ran into trouble on Saturday. Councillor Andrew Cook, one of the pier trustees, was checking the volunteers at the shop were OK, when a member of the public said she had been at the end of the pier and …

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in brief

Arts director for university CANTERBURY: Canterbury Christ Church University has officially appointed its first director of arts and culture. The newly created poet has been filled by Sally Abbott, a former director of arts for the Arts Council England. Ms Abbott also has experience working with the arts in the South East, on projects and sites like the Canterbury Festival, …

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in brief

Design a logo for clock tower SEAFRONT: Could you design a logo for Herne Bay clock tower? The BayPromoTeam, who are supporting the Friends of Herne Bay Clock Tower, have launched a competition to choose a logo to use on the shopfront, promotional material and even t-shirts. The winner will receive a bottle of champagne or a £20 Love2Shop voucher …

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Help to make this dying schoolboy’s wishes come true

Brave Reece stops treatment for cancer BUSINESSES have rallied round to help make a dying schoolboy’s wishes come true. Reece Puddington, 11, is bed-bound after a relapse of childhood cancer neuroblastoma and has now stopped treatment after scans revealed the disease had spread. He put together a bucket list of wishes with help from his mum Kay and dad Paul, …

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