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Paul Barrett, owner of car retailer Barretts Group, on the east and west divide in Kent, future of Manston airport and being a good car salesman

Looking out his office window at traffic bustling through Canterbury’s Westgate Towers, car dealership owner Paul Barrett appears almost regal. “I regard myself as almost a custodian of the business rather than the owner or managing director,” said the businessman, 54, whose great-grandfather founded Barretts Group in 1902. The firm sells new and used BMW, Citroen, Honda, Jaguar, Land Rover …

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Jo Cleary performed life-saving CPR at Broomfield home when fiance Grahame Mitchell suffered heart attack

A woman has described the terrifying moment her fiance suffered a catastrophic heart attack – forcing her to perform emergency CPR to keep him alive. Quick-thinking Jo Cleary, 48, leapt to Grahame Mitchell’s aid as he collapsed to the kitchen floor as the couple were preparing lunch on Sunday. For several nail-biting minutes she battled to resuscitate Mr Mitchell while …

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Why it’s all about community for wool shop owner

Baby and Wool storeowner Nessie Moyes, 53, is celebrating five years since opening her shop in the High Street. She spoke to Aidan Barlow about her business and moving to Herne Bay Tell us about opening the shop. I originally opened at the beginning of October in 2009. I feel pleased with myself because I always thought I couldn’t do …

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Lord Mayor worthy of our support

I read with interest the letter in last week’s Herne Bay Gazette from Don Munnings about the Lord Mayor (Theatre Policy Was Hardly Charitable, Letters and Opinion, Herne Bay Gazette, June12). First of all, I would like to say the Lord Mayor does not receive anything for carrying out these duties, it is done on a voluntary basis. Mrs Taylor …

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in brief

Air ambulance called to park HERNE BAY: Air ambulance crews landed in Herne Bay’s Memorial Park on Friday after an accident involving a woman on a mobility scooter. The woman was involved in a collision with a car as she crossed Kings Road at about 2.30pm. Paramedics alerted the Kent Air Ambulance who helped treat her at the scene before …

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Abseiling Ann is ready for the ups and downs of job

New Lord Mayor will meet volunteers AN ABSEILING grandmother has been elected as the Lord Mayor of Canterbury. Ann Taylor, who represents Reculver, became the first Herne Bay councillor to take on the role in 24 years after a ceremony in the Guildhall in Canterbury on Wednesday. Her son flew from America to be there and in an emotional speech …

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Whitstable Sugar Art

Contact: Beryl 01227 274413 The chairman welcomed everyone, especially any visitors and our demonstrator, Frances McNaughton, from Lamberhurst, doing tiny shoes. The Nosh and Knowledge evening was very successful and we raised £200 for this year’s charity, Kent Air Ambulance. We do thank everyone connected with this evening, including those who donated prizes. those who helped and of course, those …

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IN BRIEF

Man rescued after falling into pond STUDD HILL: Fire crews helped rescue a man who tell into a pond in Herne Bay on Tuesday. Paramedics, police officers and the Kent Air Ambulance were called to Studd Hill at 10.45am after the incident, believed to be in the man’s garden in Singer Avenue. A spokesman for Kent Fire and Rescue said …

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