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26 great pub gardens in and around Canterbury and Faversham to go…

Comments (0) It’s been a warm weekend so far in east Kent and its set to get even better this week if the forecasts are accurate. Where better than to enjoy the sunny day than sat in a pub garden? Many of you couldn’t think of a better alternative so flooded our Facebook pages with your favourite locals. So if you’re …

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18 great pub gardens to go to this weekend in and around…

Comments (0) Today’s heatwave has certainly put many of us in the mood for a well deserved tipple and a meal in the sun. So whether it is after work or in the weekend, here are the best beer gardens you could find across the districts. 1. The Dolphin The Dolphin’s beer garden has for many years been dubbed as the …

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Street artist Catman donates work to Catching Lives in Station Road East, Canterbury

Urban artist Catman is donating the original drawing of his mural on the wall of Catching Lives in Canterbury to the charity. The artwork caused a stir when it suddenly appeared at the day centre for the homeless in Station Road East overnight Tuesday because of its similarity to that of the world-renown mystery graffiti artist Banksy. But Catman, who …

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Doris the giant tube web spider keeps Whitstable conservatory pest-free by eating false widows

A monster spider, which even preys on the feared false widow, has been found in a Whitstable conservatory. The creepy, black-bodied creature is believed to be a Segestria Florentina, also known as the tube web spider – the largest spider species in the UK. The eight-legged beast crawled out from a thick nest inside Dee Stringer’s conservatory in Milstrood Road …

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Firefighters called to Whitstable fish bar after deep fat fryer…

Firefighters outside the fish bar. Picture: Matthew Wheeler Comments (0) Fire crews from Whitstable and Herne Bay were called to Tankerton Road this afternoon, after a fish bar deep fat fryer caught alight. Officers were called just before midday to the Seychelles Fish Bar. Crews from Herne Bay and Whitstable worked together with their breathing apparatus to extinguish the blaze in …

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National Motorists Action Group probes claims Canterbury City Council’s parking signs are unlawful

Investigators are examining claims the city council has doled out thousands of unlawful parking tickets in Canterbury, Whitstable and Herne Bay. A UK-wide motorists’ watchdog has referred the authority’s enforcement policy to the district auditor claiming “long-time serious irregularities”. National Motorists’ Action Group (NMAG) says that parking signs throughout the district are illegally worded and rely on a misinterpretation of …

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Police hunt for distraction thieves after they target homes in Faversham, Whitstable, Canterbury, Ashford, Deal and Birchington

Bogus callers have been targeting elderly residents across the county, tricking their way into their homes so they can steal from them. CCTV has now been released of the two men who claim to be from the water-board, telling the victim there was a leak along the road and that they need to enter the property to turn off the …

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Plans announced for new Kent coastal path to Whitstable

The new path would lead to Whitstable beach Comments (0) Natural England has unveiled proposals to improve public access along the stretch of coast between Ramsgate and Whitstable. The route, which will also take in Margate, Broadstairs, and the Reculver Castle, will become part of the England Coast Path, if approved The route also ascends the cliff via The 39 Steps, …

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Coastal trail consultation begins

25 March 2015 From the section Kent The coastal path will pass through Margate Plans for a new trail stretching 25 miles (40km) along part of the Kent coast have been put forward. The trail, from Ramsgate to Whitstable, would form part of the England Coast Path, a route which follows the whole of the English coastline. It is expected …

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Herne Bay’s Bun Penny is a brighter place thanks to clock tower…

Comments (0) HOPES are high that The Bun Penny pub will soon be restored to a venue of which Herne Bay can be proud. Destroyed by fire in September 2011, it was bought last summer by Ernie Tefvik, owner of Ernie’s Plaice fish-and-chip shop in Whitstable, reportedly with a view to creating a family restaurant and luxury flats on the site. …

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