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Farage says he’ll be back after visit called off over security fear

Opening of new office goes ahead without ‘disappointed’ Ukip leader Ukip leader Nigel Farage insists he will return to Herne Bay after his planned visit to the town was cancelled on Saturday because of security fears. Mr Farage was due to open the party’s campaign office in Mortimer Street but due to the town’s weekly market being held, his security …

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Farage visit cancelled due to ‘security issues’ with market

UKIP leader Nigel Farage cancelled an appearance at the party’s new Thanet North constituency office in Herne Bay at the weekend after his security decided that market stalls outside posed a risk. Mr Farage had been due to visit the town on Saturday morning to open Ukip’s new office in Mortimer Street. However, local party officials were told the parliamentary …

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Ukip leader Nigel Farage is coming to Herne Bay

UKIP leader Nigel Farage will be in Herne Bay on Saturday morning to open a constituency office in town.The opening is scheduled for 9am and Mr Farage will be in town to support Piers Wauchope, who is the party’s general election candidate in Thanet North, which includes Herne Bay.The new office is at 101 Mortimer Street and was formerly the …

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Carswell heads for the Bay in support of Ukip hopeful

Clacton-on-Sea victor and constituency candidate promoting party DOUGLAS Carswell, Ukip’s first elected MP, will speak at a public meeting at The King’s Hall in Herne Bay next month. He will be in town to support Piers Wauchope, Ukip’s parliamentary candidate for North Thanet, the constituency that includes Herne Bay. The theme for the event is Why Ukip? Also speaking will …

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Ukip leader doesn’t get kick out of pathetic phone app

Nigel Farage has condemned as “risible and pathetic” a phone app featuring a character called Nicholas Fromage kicking immigrants off the White Cliffs of Dover. The Ukip leader says the game — developed by a group of Canterbury school pupils – “crosses the line”. In it, players control the Fromage character and compete to kick immigrants as far as possible …

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No fat lips, just fat heads…

After Niqel Farage’s clash with Russell Brand in Canterbury, 62% of Kent Online readers ranked the Ukip leader the best of the panelists in an internet poll. Here, Gazette columnist Harry Bell gives his take on who emerged victorious Don King, HBO and MGM Grand present… live from the heart of Las Vegas. Nevada in the red corner Russell “I’ve …

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Personal insults, yelling… and that was the audience

THE Canterbury edition of Question Time has been dubbed the best AND worst in the shows history. But the expected clash between left-wing comedian and campaigner Russell Brand and Ukip leader Nigel Farage was eclipsed by the behaviour of some members of the audience. Former Whitstable resident and campaigner Bunny La Roche, real name Sandra Scammell, hit the national headlines …

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Protest party and left wing agendas

In last week’s paper your political editor Paul Francis writes of which party is benefiting most in Kent. Could Mr Francis clarify he means when he states that it is not Ukip that is a repository for protest votes? He also refers to Nigel Farage’s ‘gang’. Could I also ask if in the run-up to the general election, will this, …

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Nigel v Russell will make for tough Question Time

Would-be MP Farage to take on leftie firebrand TWO of the most controversial political figures in the country Russell Brand and Nigel Farage, will clash in a Canterbury edition of Question Time tomorrow (Thursday). It has been billed as a clash of the Titans with fireworks expected. Riddles Comedian and social activist Mr Brand is a left-wing campaigner who has …

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No power for new commissioner vote

Off the Record Behind the scenes at County Hall with political editor Paul Francis, Regional Press Awards UK’s weekly newspaper journalist of the year Even when she is on holiday and out of the country, it seems Kent police commissioner Ann Barnes cannot evade the headlines. Prime Minister David Cameron said in a BBC Radio Kent interview he felt the …

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