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Frank Lambert fined after bringing air rifle into work

A man who owns an air rifle later allegedly used to threaten a young woman in Herne Bay has been fined. Canterbury Magistrates Court heard that firearms enthusiast Frank Lambert, 43, took the rifle out of his car and brought it into the Shad curry house in William Street, where he works. Another man later allegedly pointed the gun into …

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Quality craft that’s a bit different

The country’s finest contemporary artists and craftsmen will be back in the county this weekend. Sculptures, handbags, artwork, silverware, jewellery, ceramics, clothing and furniture are just some of the items they will be displaying at the Craft in Focus fair in Canterbury. Running from Friday, April 17 to Sunday, April 19, the popular annual event offers a chance to buy …

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Pair arrested after police discover unloaded air weapon in…

Google The alleged discovery was made in William Street, Herne Bay Comments (0) Two men have been arrested after police seized an unloaded air weapon in Herne Bay. Officers made the discovery in William Street on Friday (March 27). Frank George Lambert, 43, of Newnham Close, Gillingham, was subsequently charged with possessing a loaded/unloaded air weapon in a public place. Muhin …

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Outrage as article describes Thanet as similar to Chernobyl and like ‘a small module of erupted spleen.’

A national newspaper article describing Thanet as ‘Chernobyl-like’ and “a small module of erupted spleen” has sparked cross-party criticism in the area. The piece, in today’s Sunday Times by Camilla Long – the paper’s film critic – said Thanet was bilious, forlorn and desolate in a portrait of the area ahead of the election. She also described it as “the English …

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Plans announced for new Kent coastal path to Whitstable

The new path would lead to Whitstable beach Comments (0) Natural England has unveiled proposals to improve public access along the stretch of coast between Ramsgate and Whitstable. The route, which will also take in Margate, Broadstairs, and the Reculver Castle, will become part of the England Coast Path, if approved The route also ascends the cliff via The 39 Steps, …

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Cllr Brazier who led the controversial streetlight switch off…

Comments (2) KENT County cabinet member David Brazier has resigned from his post. Cllr Brazier, who was the cabinet member for environment and transport, presided over the controversial street light switch off across the county and the Westgate Towers traffic scheme in Canterbury. Labour Kent County Council for Margate and Cliftonville Will Scobie received the news by email said: “He (David …

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Large pearl discovered in oyster bought on the isle

David Redfearn discovered a peal Comments (0) A SEAFOOD lover was shocked to discover a large pearl while tucking into an oyster at Manning’s Seafood stall in Margate David Redfern who lives in Broomfield, near Herne visits Margate weekly to shop for seafood where he usually buys whelks and when available, oysters.  He said “they are particularly good oysters at Manning’s. I have been eating …

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Pub Landlord Al Murray visits Thanet as FUKP leader

“Excuse me” said the Pub Landlord as he parted the crowd at the Rose in June pub in Margate and paid the barman a penny for a pint of Master Brew. This was the last stop on Al Murray’s tour of Thanet as he officially launched his election campaign in person today. He said: “I am the only one taking …

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Buy a cake in Herne Bay and help deaf school

STAFF at the Herne Bay branch of Halifax are getting on their pinafores and pulling out their rolling pins out for a cake sale.The event is being held on behalf of The John Townsend Trust, the overarching charity for The Royal School for Deaf Children Margate. Elizabeth Frangaki, a member of the Halifax team, chose to support The John Townsend …

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Whitstable artist “drowned” in Margate

New installation causes big stir online SELFIES by great artists through the centuries, including Sir Anthony van Dyck, John Constable, Tracey Emin, Damien Hirst and Andy Warhol, are on show at the Turner Contemporary. But it is Whitstable artist Jeremy Millar who has caused the greatest stir at the Margate gallery with a “dead body” exhibit. Called Self-Portrait as a …

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