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Eighteen planes every night for Herne Bay?

That’s what the future could hold for Herne Bay if American property developers RiverOak have their way. RiverOak, an American company that has never run or owned an airport (or anything else in Britain, come to that), wants the Government to let it open a cargo airport at Manston. RiverOak don’t own the site, so this would mean taking it from …

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Campaigners seek reopening of loos

Campaigners have called on the city council to reopen the public loos in Beltinge. The toilets in Reculver Road were closed in July to save £5,000 each year, following a review by councillors who found they were not being used as often as facilities elsewhere in the district. But those opposed to the decision say it leaves pensioners facing a …

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HERNE BAY GOSSIP

BY BAYWATCHER KING’S Hall was a good place to be last week (isn’t it always?) when it hosted Herne Bay’s seventh business and projects exhibition. With 56 stalls in the main hail and another dozen in the Made In Herne Bay section by the bar, the place was busy, bustling but not overwhelming. And, my, is ours a town where …

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Herne Bay business and projects exhibition will be best yet

This year’s business and projects exhibition in Herne Bay is set to be the biggest yet as it has been opened up to businesses and community groups across the district. The annual event, which is organised by Canterbury City Council, takes place at the King’s Hall on Wednesday, March 4, between midday and 5.30pm. It updates residents on progress on council and …

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Bid to wrestle up cash to help home

A lifelong wrestling fan who suffered a stroke is hoping the latest All Star event at the Kings Hall will raise money for the home where he now lives. Adrian Patching’s life was turned upside down in 2011 when he suffered the stroke at home. The 57-yearold former labourer has since moved to Strode Park in Herne, where he is …

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Jan 8th-11th: Cinderella at the King’s Hall

Tickets are disappearing fast for Theatrecraft’s annual pantomime Cinderella to be performed at the Kings Hall, Herne Bay from Thursday, January 8 to January 11. Playing Cinderella is Kellieann Coveney, who has been dancing and performing since the age of three, beginning her career in the Marlowe Theatre pantomimes. Her handsome Prince is Heidi Griggs, winner of a Kent Drama …

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‘East 17 is first of many big acts’

The arrival of band East 17 in Herne Bay for a Christmas gig will mark a new beginning for the town’s nightlife, say club bosses. Hundreds of tickets have already being sold for the group’s Friday at The Front appearance tomorrow and club spokesman Adrian Hand ley says it will be the first of many top Herne Bay gigs. Best-selling …

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Masterplan revealed for Lower Herne Village

A master plan that could see farmland transformed into a village of up to 800 homes has been revealed. Developers Hollamby Estates, who own Strode Farm, hope to submit a planning application next month for the scheme, dubbed Lower Herne Village. Officials say they plan to build a community, not just a housing estate, with local shops, a pub and …

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Pound-saving loo review prevents pensioners from spending a penny

Villagers have accused council bureaucrats of preventing them from spending a penny to save a few pounds. Campaigners are furious that toilets in Beltinge have been sent down the pan, saving £5,000. But the decision means pensioners face the inconvenience of a mile-long trek to the next nearest loos, at the Kings Hall. Ray MacPherson, of Reculver Road, said: When …

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Herne Bay Museum Trust – be part of it

Can you join the Herne Bay Museum Trust? People power is needed to form a new trust to run the Herne Bay Museum. The Friends of Herne Bay Museum and the Herne Bay Historical Records Society have teamed up to lead the bid to create a charitable incorporated organisation to take charge of the William Street site. The aim is …

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