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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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Motorcyclist inured in Herne Bay collision

Comments (0) A motorcyclist has been taken to hospital after a collision with a car in Herne Bay this afternoon. Kent Police was called at 12.20pm following a collision between a Nissan and the motorbike on Canterbury Road. The collision was close to the junction with Hicks Forstal Road. Officers and Secamb attended the scene and the male motorcyclist was taken …

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Kent Police take longer to respond to emergencies as waiting times rise by 33% since 2011

Police in Kent are getting slower at responding to the most serious emergencies, with waiting times rising by a third in three years. Officers took an average of 12-and-a-half minutes to arrive at “grade 1” incidents last year – the most urgent – compared to eight-and-half minutes three years ago. The slower response has been attributed to a rise in …

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Bogus ‘water board’ callers strike 11 times in a week

Police have released CCTV images of two men they want to speak to in connection with the incidents Comments (0) POLICE are investigating after bogus callers claiming to be from the “water board” struck 11 times in East Kent this week. The incidents began on Monday March 23, with the most recent in York Terrace, Birchington and Marine Parade, Whitstable, yesterday …

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Bogus ‘water board’ workers target homes in Whitstable and east…

Comments (0) Police are investigating 11 bogus caller incidents in east Kent that have been committed since Monday, March 23. The latest incident occurred on Thursday, March 26 in Marine Parade, Whitstable at 11.20 am and in York Terrace, Birchington a short time later. It follows similar incidents earlier in the week in Ashford, Deal, St Margaret’s, Martin Mill, Wingham and …

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Woman robber made threat to shop worker

Duo took cash, booze and cigarettes A ROBBER who threatened a convenience store worker if she called police after stealing cash, cigarettes and alcohol in an armed robbery has been jailed. Margaret Smith, together with another man, targeted Martin’s, in Preston Street, Faversham, on September 1 last year. Hoods Smith, 24, of High Street, Herne Bay, entered the shop at …

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Family’s Fright At Restaurant

Parents separated from children during violent incident A HERNE BAY mother has spoken of the terrifying moment her family was caught up in a confrontation at a packed restaurant on Saturday evening. Kent Police was called to reports of a disturbance at the Hungry Horse restaurant in Herne Bay Road, Whitstable. A female member of staff was allegedly hit with …

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Herne Bay duo arrested after female worker at Hungry Horse,…

A man and woman from Herne Bay have been arrested Comments (0) A man and woman from Herne Bay have been arrested on suspicion of assault after an incident at a restaurant in Whitstable last night (March 21). Kent Police was called at 6.50pm following a report of a disturbance at the Hungry Horse in Herne Bay Road, Whitstable. A female …

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Missing Herne Bay teenager found safe and well

A teenager reported missing from her home in Herne Bay at the start of the month has been found safe and well.Jamie Charles, 16, was reported first missing on March 1. Officers found her a little over a week later before losing contact again, sparking concern for her welfare.But a Kent Police spokesman today confirmed she was now safe and …

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Police launch appeal for missing Herne Bay teenager Jamie…

Jamie Charles, 16, was reported missing from her Herne Bay home on March 1 Comments (0) Kent Police are appealing for help in the search for a missing teenager from Herne Bay. Jamie Charles, 16, was reported missing on March 1. Officers made enquiries to locate her and, on 9 March, were able to speak to Jamie who confirmed she was …

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