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SAVED: Herne and Broomfield community warden Michelle Weston’s job will not be axed Comments (0) COMMUNITY wardens in Herne Bay will not be axed as feared in a county council cost-saving cull. Michelle Weston, who works in Herne and Broomfield, and colleague Dave Neame, who works in Greenhill, were told in August that their posts were under threat as part of …

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Wardens do a wonderful job

Community wardens have been in the news as Kent County Council, following strong protests, has significantly scaled back proposed cuts in numbers. Community wardens offer a very important community service including: • Prevention of low level crime by liaising with police to steer young people away from crime • Helping trading standards by being the human face for residents suffering …

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Relief at U-turn on cuts to community wardens

Community wardens in Herne Bay have been saved from the chop after a U-turn by county councillors. Kent County Council had launchnd a six-week public consultation asking for people’s views on possible plans to axe 24 of the county’s 70 wardens. The proposals were put forward because the council wanted to save £1.28 million each year towards the estimated £330 …

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in brief

Keep an eye out for Knotweed HERNE: Villagers are being urged to keep their eyes out for a weed that can grow up to 10cm a day. Japanese knotweed has been spotted in Herne and can be spread if even a tiny part of the plant is broken off and discarded. Landowners are required by law to take steps to …

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Two rescued from car wreck HERNE BAY:Two people had to be freed from a car after it crashed on the A299 on Saturday. The smash happened near the Harvester pub at 11.34am. The driver and passenger were trapped in the car and had to be freed by firefighters. Both lanes of the coastbound Thanet Way were closed, but reopened by …

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