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Wonderful seafront was looking its best

Enjoyed a wonderful walk around Herne Bay in the sunshine yesterday. I really do think someone deserves a pat on the back for what is happening in the town. The pier looks great with the new beach huts, offering all sorts of great things to buy and eat etc. The gardens along the seafront are perfect for a stroll and …

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Unthinking so-and-so’s

The seafront of our seaside town has been blighted with a sprouting of parking meters. A bad move, for bad reasons, with unintended consequences and a hidden fact.

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Vox pop: parking on Marine Parade

New parking machines have been installed along Herne Bay seafront. Residents have welcomed their introduction, hoping that it will reduce the number of cars in the area. But they have also prompted fears that they may have a negative impact on tourism in the town. Until just over a week ago it had been free to park cars along Marine Parade but the council has introduced a series of pay machines along the waterfront. It now costs 60p an hour to park along Marine Parade and parking is limited to two hours. However, visitors to the seaside town were less than happy with the new parking arrangements.

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Seal cruelly exiled

Unreasonably harsh treatment for the seal, I think. Nervous young thing just wriggles up onto the beach for a bit peace and quiet, and maybe clear his throat. Some odd creature with long dangly, gangling limbs lollops up and surprises him. Gets bitten.

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