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The King’s Mile is about to get longer

The Borough and Northgate get a makeover Work on extending the King’s Mile into The Borough and Northgate starts next week. It will include widened paths, coloured road surfaces and new planters, seating and lighting, all aimed at giving the area a welcoming and attractive feel similar to Palace Street. The £500,000 project is being funded by the council’s own …

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Catching Lives volunteers have boom year since moving into historic Crooked House in Canterbury

Charity bookshop volunteers are to celebrate the first anniversary of their new venture in one of the city’s most iconic buildings. Catching Lives Bookshop opened in The Crooked House in Palace Street – formerly the King’s Gallery – in February last year. Catching Lives, an independent local charity helping the homeless in the area, is the Gazette and News’s charity …

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City all set for revamp centre

A £500,000 council scheme to transform a “neglected” shopping area in the city centre starts this month. It has been drawn up for The Borough and Northgate as an extension of the improvements already carried out in Palace Street, known as the King’s Mile. The work will include widening footpaths, new surfaces and street furniture, including planters seating and lighting, …

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