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The great British institution

Public houses have been at the centre of community life in Britain for hundreds, if not thousands, of years as places to meet, rest, do business, or enjoy leisure time. In Herne Bay it is no different, with a rich selection of pubs, each with their own character and history. They are places where people have experienced a range of …

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Friendly fire?

Across Herne Bay there are arched eyebrows, knowing looks, thoughtful “hmmm’s” and I-told-you-so’s. The very thorough fire that gutted the Bun Penny in the small hours of 1st September was no accident. The Kent Fire experts have decided that “an accelerant” was involved, so Kent Police are treating it as arson, and are asking for witnesses… see below for details. …

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Bun Penny PH, Herne Bay

Toasted Bun Apparently the Bun Penny burned last night. The emergency services were still there at 6am. Hopefully nobody hurt – I think the upstairs was residential. I’m told the place is now a windowless, roofless shell. And this is after spending months and £,000’s refurbishing. Hope the insurance was up to date. More anon. Struck by lightning or struck …

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