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Choir raised roof for hospice appeal

The Beltinge Ladies Choir would like to thank everyone who supported their recent concert in the United Church Mortimer Street, Herne Bay. Special thanks to Pam Woodman and members of the church who helped with front of house and refreshments, Sue Thompson and her volunteers from the Pilgrims Hospice shop Herne Bay for bringing their gift stall and Morrison’s Herne …

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Herne Bay Historical Records Society

Chairman Mike Bundock welcomed members to the evening which he said was in a slightly different format this time, one which he hoped they would enjoy. The display of all the project work that members have been undertaking on shops, cinemas and war memorials in Herne Bay proved popular with an excellent attendance of members. The quiz with questions based …

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HERNE BAY HISTORICAL RECORDS SOCIETY

MIKE BUNDOCK, chairman, welcomed members to the evening which he said was in a slightly different format this time, one which he hoped they would enjoy. The display of all the project work that members have been undertaking on shops, cinemas and war memorials in Herne Bay proved very popular with an excellent attendance of members.The quiz with questions based …

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Herne Horticultural and Rose Society

The society’s Spring Show took place on March 17 at the Institute Hall, Herne. There were a good number of entries In all classes – flowers, vegetables, cookery, handicrafts and floral art. The flower exhibits contained a wonderful array of daffodil varieties, hyacinths, polyanthus and many more. The hall had a wonderful spring smell which heightened as the air got …

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Nippy the Crab welcomes you to Herne Bay on new sign

Julian Jennings, Faye Beerling and Margaret Burns Comments (0) A new sign welcoming visitors to Herne Bay features a character from a children’s book written by a local author. Nippy the Crab is seen writing the letters with a novelty pen that looks like Herne Bay Clock Tower. It is based on Tales of the Clock Tower, written by Faye Beerling, …

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HERNE HORTICULTURAL AND ROSE SOCIETY

THE society hosted a joint meeting with the Herne and Broomfield Allotment Society on Tuesday, February 24, at the Institute Hall in Herne. Our speaker (and HHRS chairman), Margaret Burns, has gained a wide knowledge of growing vegetables and gave a talk and slide display. This covered preparing the soil properly to eliminate weeds, preparing an ‘apple crumble’ texture to …

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HERNE AND BROOMFIELD LOCAL HISTORY GROUP

MANY MEMBERS and friends attended the group’s first meeting of 2015 to learn about the history of Beltinge. Using images of the village’s early beginnings, kindly made available by member Pauline Turner, Margaret Burns illustrated her talk with modern photos taken from the same viewpoint as the early scenes — a then and now approach. From around the turn of …

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HERNE HORTICULTURAL AND ROSE SOCIETY

FOR the society’s second meeting of 2015, our speaker was Philip Johnson of Johnson’s Sweet Peas, who gave a very informative and interesting talk and slide show on How to Grow and Show Sweet Peas. The Latin name for Sweet Peas is Lathyrus Odoratus, which means the scent which is so strong. Sweet peas are one of the most popular …

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Herne and Broomfield Local History Group

Many members and friends attended the group’s first meeting of 2015 to learn about the history of Beltinge. Using images of the village’s early beginnings, kindly made available by member Pauline Turner, Margaret Burns illustrated her talk with modern photos taken from the same viewpoint as the early scenes – a then and now approach. From around the turn of …

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Herne Horticultural Society

On March 17, the speaker was Philip Johnson of Johnson’s Sweet Peas, who gave an informative and interesting talk and slide show on How to Grow and Show Sweet Peas. The Latin name for sweet peas is Lathyrus Odoratus, which means the scent which is so strong. Sweet peas are one of the most popular annual flowers, which are especially …

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