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Changing of the guard at city council

One of the most striking aspects of the ballot papers for the Canterbury City Council election is the failure of Ukip and the Lib Dems to fill their quota of candidates. The Lib Dems are fighting all the wards in Canterbury, Whitstable and the rural areas, but are only putting up three candidates in Herne Bay – seven fewer than …

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Does town council offer good value?

As someone who was attempting to promote public discussion and debate about this issue as long ago as 2004, I am pleased to see the topic of a potential Whitstable Town Council once more heading your letters page (Council Call Sounds Like Electioneering, Letters and Opinion, Gazette). There does seem to be a new head of steam building up on …

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Better security is needed not closure

I WAS concerned to read in the article about the Glebe Way crossing (Times, March 4) that Network Rail is keen to close the crossing. In common with many local residents, younger and older, students and shoppers, walkers and workers. I use the crossing every day with my dog and I very much support it remaining open, but with better …

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