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July 10-12: Kent County Show in July has 200 stands booked already

Port Lympne Reserve, Hadlow College and Kent County Council are among the organisations who have already signed up to have a stand at this year’s Kent County Show. The deadline for applications to have a stand at the show, which will be held on Friday, July 10, Saturday, July 11, and Sunday, July 12, is this Sunday. More than 200 stands …

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Spring’s lovely show of woodland plants

Nature Notes by Peter Gay April is usually a month of sunshine and showers, refreshing the ground after a March drought and giving us our long beautiful spring, the envy of many warmer countries where it is a fleeting season between winter and summer. Many woodland plants need to flower before the trees unfurl their leaves and cast them into …

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All you ever wanted to know about Reculver: talk at visitor…

Comments (0) YOU can learn about the rich and fascinating history of Reculver at a talk being given at the site’s visitor centre tomorrow (Sunday, March 22). Best known for the striking 12th-century towers that tower over the area, thousands of people visit Reculver Country Park every year to enjoy its history, wildlife and fresh air. Perhaps not everyone knows that …

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in brief

Classic vehicles show gets £1k HERNE BAY: The town’s classic car show this month has been given a £1 ,000 grant for a stage and live music. The event on Saturday, June 22 is run by Herne Bay Town Partners, who applied to the fund run by Herne Bay Area Members Panel. At the last meeting, councillors approved the grant …

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IN BRIEF

MP welcomes sport funding HERNE BAY: MP Sir Roger Gale has welcomed a Government pledge for continued funding for sport in schools. David Cameron announced the £150 million a year primary PE and sport premium would be kept until 2020, netting £1,316,010 for schools in Sir Roger’s constituency. He said: “This is part of our long-term plan to create an …

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East Kent coast gets conservation zones

But still ‘a long way to go’ says wildlife trust WORK to protect wildlife in the seas off Kent still has “a long way to go,” despite the granting of three Marine Conservation Zones (MCZs) last month. The Kent Wildlife Trust, working with other trusts across the country has fought for a decade to persuade successive Governments to create a …

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