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Herne Bay Chinese takeaways improve after poor rating

The owners of two Chinese takeaways in Herne Bay which scored a lowly single star in food hygiene inspections say they have responded quickly to the critical reports. New Chow’s Garden in the High Street and New China House in Avenue Road were among 10 food outlets in the district revealed last month to be in need of “major improvement”. …

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Herne Bay woman Poppy Mae Chandler admits assault

A Herne Bay woman has admitted assaulting two women in the town’s High Street. Poppy Mae Chandler, 23, of Victoria Park, was sentenced on Friday, March 20, at Canterbury and St Augustine Magistrates’ Court after admitting two counts of assault on Saturday, February 8. She was ordered to carry out 150 hours of unpaid work within the next 12 months …

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Canterbury city centre tops crime figures for our district

The police were kept busy in Canterbury city centre Comments (0) THE centre of Canterbury is the area’s crime capital, according to Home Office statistics. The latest figures, which relate to December last year, chart the number of crimes reported in each local-authority ward. And Canterbury’s Westgate ward, which includes much of the city-centre area such as High Street and Burgate with …

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Herne Bay’s crime hotspots

Almost 150 crimes were committed in a month in the Herne Bay area, latest Home Office statistics reveal. The figures relate to December last year and reveal a total of 147 reported crimes during the month. Unsurprisingly, Heron ward, which includes the busy town-centre areas of Central Parade, King’s Road and High Street, had far and away the highest number of recorded …

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Herne Bay Historical Records Society

The next meeting of the society will be on Thursday, February 5 at the Lower Hall United Reform Church, High Street, Herne Bay. Jane Priston will be giving a talk based on her extensive and original researches including the Herne Bay connections of Amy Johnson and the Mystery of her last Flight. Doors are open at 6.30pm for 7pm start. …

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Butcher’s barker is a threat to pedestrians

I HAVE grave concerns about the new butcher’s shop in Whitstable High Street, “Butcher of Brogdale”. They have employed someone to shout and whistle all day outside their shop. As well as being intensely irritating for both neighbouring businesses and shoppers, he is causing a danger with people having to go into the road or cross to pass him. He can …

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Town centre market plans to push ahead

Council officials are pushing ahead with plans to move Herne Bay’s market to the town centre. Consultation has started on a proposal to extend the ban on traffic in Mortimer Street and other pedestrianised areas to allow the market stalls to set up. Access The changes would mean no access for cars or delivery vehicles from 5.30am until 6.30pm on …

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Compliments for Herne Bay in Bloom Summer Flower Displays

A card left at our stand at the seafront Community Shop and Gallery  this week reads as follows: “We wanted to say how lovely the flowers in the town everywhere are looking this Summer and to thank you all for your hard work and commitment. Of special note the flowers at and by the Rose Inn in Mortimer Street and the High …

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‘Nightspot’s later hours could force me to move’

Plans to extend the opening hours of Vivid nightclub have been met with fierce objection from some neighbours. The High Street nightspot wants to open two hours later in the week and serve drinks for an extra hour-and-a-half at weekends. It would mean clubbers leaving the venue as late as 3.30am on Fridays and Saturdays. But some neighbours claim a later …

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