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Elderly people have political awareness

I refer to the recent letter from Anne Belworthy praising the students from Canterbury Academy for mocking Ukip (Well Done To Pupils Poking Fun At Ukip, Letters and Opinion, Herne Bay Gazette, January 1). This is fine, but I take issue with her last paragraph where she states if only older people than them had as much political awareness. Nothing …

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Why give columns to this offensive game?

I HAVE been incredibly upset and angered by your article that basically advertised the “game” UKIK (Tuesday December 30). Why was this considered at all appropriate to be put into print? I have been offended and saddened by the fact that any time is given to such racism and inequality. It seems that no one has considered that this “game” …

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Well done to pupils poking fun at Ukip

All that I can say is well done to the young people at the Canterbury Academy who have been able to poke funny at this very scary party who are peddling the politics of blame and fear so reminiscent of the 1930s (Ukip Leader Doesn’t Get Kick Out Of ‘Pathetic’ Phone App, Gazette and Faversham News, December 25)! If only …

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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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Village hall plan could cost £1.2m claim angry objectors

A rebel parish councillor believes plans for a new community centre in Herne and Broomfield could leave precept payers out of pocket for generations. Ukip supporter John Moore has opposed plans for a new hall in School Lane as he believes the cost could stretch to £1.2 million or more. He said: “The parish council has got around £250,000 and …

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Only Tories will guarantee an EU referendum

Gale’s View by your MP Sir Roger Gale Writing in a weekend tabloid newspaper my colleague Dan Hannan, Member of the European Parliament for South East England, has spelled out three possible options for the prime minister arising from the promised in/out referendum on our membership of the European Union (EU). This follows the selection, by an overwhelming majority of …

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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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Westgate trial

• UKIP members of both Kent County Council and Canterbury City Council councillors give notice that they unreservedly condemn the Westgate Towers mark two scheme. This scheme, forced upon us undemocratically by Kent County Council and Canterbury City Council, has not been discussed in the normal council committees. This situation is indicative of the appalling state of our local democracy. …

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