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United Church in Herne Bay has high hopes as it eyes the big…

Comments (0) HERNE Bay will be getting a bigger, brighter and better “second” events venue if plans at the United Church come to fruition. Restoration has already begun on the site in Mortimer Street, but this is only the beginning as the church looks to expand its capacity and ultimately host an enhanced range of performers and events. Formed just over …

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Another community centre is impractical

BECKY Richards’ idea (Times, January 7) to use the ex-sorting office as a community centre is highly laudable, but I fear impracticable. Community venues are good for the community, but the costs to convert it would be eye watering, so why not try to get other underused buildings involved as ‘community venues’? Two quick suggestions are (a) the room above …

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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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Fair helps community centre fund

Herne and Broomfield parish council hosted a craft fair to raise money for its new community centre on Saturday. Hand-made cards, cupcakes and arts and crafts were sold at its current centre in School Lane. They raised nearly £200 but are far from reaching their target of £700,000 for the new building. Parish clerk Monica Blythe said: “There wasn’t as …

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