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Herne Bay Projects and Business Showcase

Yes, folks, it’s party time again. This annual beano at the King’s Hall is to all intents and purposes the Herne Bay town show. If you haven’t been before, do give it a try – 6th March 2pm-7pm. Local businesses tout their wares and some even give away little freebies. Local community groups strut their stuff and woo new members. …

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Stands available at Bay business exhibition

Businesses can raise their profile and reach new customers by taking out a stand at this year’s Herne Bay Business and Projects Showcase. The event, organised by the city council, takes place at the King’s Hall on Wednesday 6 March from 2pm to 7pm. It’s the sixth exhibition of its kind and has attracted more than 500 people in previous …

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Christmas message from the Pier Trust

Good News for the future of the Pier Three trustees of the HB Pier Trust attended the executive meeting of Canterbury City Council last Thursday and although they arrived smarting from the negative vibes in the press about an ultimatum to “shape up or ship out”, they were pleasantly surprised by the positive attitude of the councillors at the meeting. …

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King’s Hall features new live music

Herne Bay’s iconic King’s Hall will be featuring three well-known bands this summer. Following the foyer refurbishment, The King’s Hall, paired with Herne Bay entertainment promoters Viva La Sociale, have booked quite the line up for this summer’s festivities. Featuring bands from across the nation, Herne Bay residents and visitors will be able to see some of their favourite musicians …

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Launch of Herne Bay in Bloom Campaign March 2012

We had a very successful launch to this year’s campaign at the Business & Enterprise Fair at the King’s Hall last week. Jean Law,KCC Councillor, gave us a very good send off outlining our programme for the year and inviting individuals,organisations and businesses to become involved in  our activities through volunteering and sponsorship

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HB Exhibition at King’s Hall

There was commerce, campaigners, councillors and charities crammed into Herne Bay’s Kings Hall for the town’s annual business expo exhibition. It was opened by the Lord Mayor of Canterbury Ian Thomas on Wednesday. The city council’s senior projects manager, Patrick Rynne, who helped to arrange the event, said: “There were 46 businesses and 22 projects represented in the hall, with …

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Kings Hall Mystery Objects Competition – Answers

A. Wool Holder – holds a ball of wool and is slung over wrist while knitting. B. Fossilised Sea Urchin – 160 million years old. C. Skirt Lifter – when attached to a length of ribbon it enabled women in long skirts to raise the hems clear of the muddy 19th century streets (all transport was horse powered, think about it.)

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Council fights bid to turn Downs into Village Green

Canterbury council bosses were this week racking up a huge legal bill battling to keep control of picturesque land in Herne Bay. A five-day public inquiry to stop the Downs being granted Village Green status opened on Monday 28th November, with top London barrister Richard Ground fighting the city council’s corner against local campaigner Phil Rose. Mr Rose wants the …

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At the King’s Hall, May 2011

The annual Projects and Business Exhibition at the Kings Hall, on the 9th of March was well attended with the Friends stall attracting a good deal of interest. We gave out lots of membership forms and people were keen to enter the prize draw, for this they had to fill in a questionnaire. The winner of the prize draw was …

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A sad, bad day

The Victorian shelter by the King’s Hall has been burnt down by a scumbag or scumbags unknown. At the moment, it is unclear whether it was (a) charmless drunken youths, or (b) a local resident wanting to deny the aforementioned youths a meeting place. The CCTV on the HB Sailing Club shows the fire starting at about 2:45am, and going …

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