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Man rescued after falling into pond

STUDD HILL: Fire crews helped rescue a man who tell into a pond in Herne Bay on Tuesday. Paramedics, police officers and the Kent Air Ambulance were called to Studd Hill at 10.45am after the incident, believed to be in the man’s garden in Singer Avenue. A spokesman for Kent Fire and Rescue said crews pulled the man from the water before helping with CPR. A spokesman for South East Coast Ambulance Service confirmed one patient was taken to William Harvey Hospital by road. A spokesman for Kent Police said they were not treating the incident as suspicious. The man is believed to be in intensive care.

Council offers advice

HERNE BAY: Residents with a council-related problem can get help at the council offices on Saturday. Cllr Robert Bright, the Conservative councillor representing Greenhill and Eddington, will be available between 9am and 11am. No appointment is necessary.

Start-up business help

HERNE BAY: A four-week business start-up course is running at Beach Creative and is run by the town’s branch of the WEA and costs £35 but people receiving income-related benefits may be entitled to a fee waiver.
For more informatIon call 07710 569685 or e-mail JMason@wea.org.uk

Herne Bay Times, March 6th 2014

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