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Pat’s woolly party candidates have Ukip leader in stitches

UKIP supporters say leader Nigel Farage won’t pull the wool over your eyes – but that pearl of wisdom hasn’t stopped one nan from knitting a mini version of the politician. Pat Wilson has created a knitted Nigel, and also a woolly Cameron, Clegg, Miliband, Natalie Bennett and other candidate figures, in the run-up to the General Election. The talented …

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Just who are you calling a bit woolly on policies?

An avid knitter from Deal has recreated the faces of the Dover and Deal Parliamentary candidates. Pat Wilson, 57, of Griffin Street, knitted Conservative candidate Charlie Elphicke and Labour candidate Clair Hawkins after receiving leaflets through her door. Mrs Wilson creates knitted characters for a variety of events and presents them in the window of her home and tweets them …

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We can turn this district green, says party hopeful

The leader of the Green Party was in Canterbury last week to lend her support for local parliamentary candidate Stuart Jeffery. Natalie Bennett is backing Mr Jeffrey’s bid to win the Canterbury and Whitstable seat from Conservative MP Julian Brazier. The event in the city was attended by some 40 supporters, who heard Mr Jeffery’s campaign launch speech. He is …

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Prestigious figures all set to debate fracking issues

A piece of my mind – Julie Wassmer, TV writer, author and campaigner FROM 7.30pm tonight (Wednesday) I will be taking part in my first public debate — speaking out against fracking. Canterbury Christ Church University has organised the event, which will be filmed and which has attracted some very prestigious fellow speakers. Also putting forward the case against tracking …

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