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Albion Rovers, and why I fell out with Cameron

There are now just two weeks until the general election, and political parties have began to unveil their manifestos for how they believe the country should be governed. This week, Ukip’s challenger Piers Wauchope met reporter Aidan Barlow outside the party’s campaign office in Mortimer Street in Herne Bay ABOUT THE CANDIDATE Piers Wauchope is 58 and a barrister. He …

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Vandals target Ukip office in Mortimer Street

A Ukip campaign office has been covered in swastikas and graffiti by vandals warning the party to leave town. The base in Mortimer Street, Herne Bay, was targeted overnight, with staff discovering the damage this morning. Officials even had to force their way into the shop with a crowbar because the locks had been tampered with. The part cleared windows …

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Sir Roger has high hopes for Conservative majority

With just three weeks until polling day, candidates will be working hard to try to secure your vote on May 7. This week Conservative incumbent Sir Roger Gale met reporter Aidan Barlow at the Central Bandstand in Herne Bay to discuss the issues at stake in this election. ABOUT THE CANDIDATE Sir Roger Gale has been the Member of Parliament …

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Immigration is a genuine problem

AS WITH any other local newspaper, the Times often reports about residents protesting about proposed large housing developments. We now have a population growth of three times the EU average and are the second most densely populated country in the EU. Should we listen to people like reader Rita O’ Brien (Your Views, May 6) of Whitstable Labour Party and …

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Immigration is not our main problem

IN YOUR April 24 edition, you published the EU manifestos for all the political parties, and I am writing to challenge statements made by the Ukip candidate, particularly concerning immigration. Ukip claim that this country has seen more than 4 million immigrants over the last decade. While the 2011 census did show that there was a large increase in the …

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HERNE BAY GOSSIP

By Baywatcher THE Lord Mayor of Canterbury, councillor Heather Taylor is a familiar figure around town, and will be back this week to visit the Ladies Who Latte networking group at the Bandstand. So when council leader John Gilbey sang her praises at Last week’s meeting of the full council, he may have expected a warm reception. His choice of …

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Polish people had a raw deal from UK

WITH immigration in the news again (Immigration is being used as a smokescreen”, January 16) and Polish people comprising the highest numbers coming here, I find it hard to understand why so many choose to live in the UK. In 1945, wartime leader Winston Churchill was so grateful for the vast number of Polish people who fought and died with …

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