Home ... Tag Archives: Avenue of Remembrance

Tag Archives: Avenue of Remembrance

Gate repairs begin in time for anniversary

Repairs to the Avenue of Remembrance in Herne Bay Memorial Park have finally begun. Damage was originally caused by a clumsy lorry driver who collided with the gate and stonework in April. The incident left the remembrance sign snapped in two, and the metal sign commemorating 1918, the year the First World War ended, also had to be removed. In …

Read More »

Anfer and despair at park vandalism

Yobs have again caused despair after snapping new sapling trees and vandalising flower planters in the Memorial Park. Last month, the Gazette reported on damage done to trees in Station Chine, and last week there was further damage done to new trees planted along the Avenue of Remembrance. Queen Street mum Sarah Jane Phillips, 31, regularly uses the park for …

Read More »

Will Avenue of Remembrance be ready for Great War centenary?

Fears that the town’s Avenue of Remembrance will not be repaired in time for the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of the First World War have sparked outrage. Last month a lorry crashed into the gate and plinth at the entrance of the Memorial Park in King’s Road. The sign overhead marked the Avenue, along with the dates 1914 to …

Read More »

Crash driver’s day to forget

A lorry driver was left red-faced after knocking down a memorial arch in Herne Bay. The clumsy motorist hit the metal railing, which runs over the opening of the Avenue of Remembrance in the town’s Memorial Park. The arch, which bears the dates of both world wars, was snapped in two. Police were called after the crash at 10.20am and …

Read More »

Loriy driver brings down archway

THIS driver would do well do remember the height of his vehicle, after he brought down the archway to the Avenue of Remembrance. The top part of the sign at the entrance to Herne Bay Memorial Park was wedged between the cab and the rear of the vehicle after the man tried to drive into the car park by the …

Read More »