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Ex-builder laments sad state of toilets for disabled

A HERNE Bay man has highlighted the issue of toilets for the disabled on Herne Bay seafront having been closed for months. Dave Lee Giles says the toilets and adjoining shelter on Central Parade have been closed for more than four months. He said: “The toilets for able-bodied people are open, but the disabled ones aren’t. They’ve been closed off …

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Clean-up fails to fix statue’s two black eyes

Fears that graffiti damage is permanent ONE of Herne Bay’s most well-known landmarks remains tarnished by spray paint, weeks after it was targeted by vandals. The Boy With A Boat, sculpted out of Portland limestone by Paula Haughney and installed in 1993, has had two black eyes and a smiley mouth added to it by the culprits. Herne Bay resident …

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Herne Bay’s Boy With A Boat… the graffiti remains

Comments (0) One of Herne Bay’s most well-known landmarks remains tarnished by spray paint weeks after it was targeted by vandals. The Boy With A Boat, sculpted out of Portland limestone by Paula Haughney and installed in 1993, has had two black eyes and smiley mouth added to it by vandals Dave Lee Giles took the accompanying image to highlight the …

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Five things that make Herne Bay so great

Community spirit, a stunning seafront and independent shops are just some of the reasons we love Herne Bay. But what do other people think? Here are our five favourites from suggestions made by our Facebook fans: 1) The BayPromoTeam (and the residents) Herne Bay would definitely be a duller place without these fantastic volunteers. They have brought us the Zombie …

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