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Landmark shines for sensational campaign

AUTISM AWARENESS DAY HERNE Bay’s clock tower joined some of the world’s most famous landmarks — including the Empire State Building, Niagara Falls and the Great Pyramids of Egypt — by turning blue for autism awareness. The clock tower was bathed in blue light on Thursday, April 2, as part of the Light it Up Blue campaign for World Autism …

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Clock Tower to hopes win your love on Valentine’s Day!

Organisers will be hoping to harness the power of love when the newly-refurbished Clock Tower is officially launched on Valentine’s Day. Under the banner Love Your Clock Tower they hope that people will adore the hard work and money spent to bring it back to its former glory. Friends of the Clock Tower chairman Julian Jennings said it heralds a …

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Put back the railings to protect our Clock Tower

A campaigner believes iron railings should be put at the bottom of the refurbished Clock Tower to stop youngsters on skateboards and BMX bikes from damaging it. Former councillor Vince McMahan has called for the action as repairs to the histonc seafront landmark are set to continue into the new year. Mr McMahan said: “The new tower looks really impressive, …

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£250k clock-tower grant is boost fortown

A £250,000 investment for Herne Bay Clock Tower will boost the town’s economy according to a leading councillor. Cllr Peter Lee, who is Canterbury City Council’s executive member for finance, was speaking after news of the Heritage Lottery Fund grant was announced. He said: “At the moment we have about 30 per cent of residents’ money spent in the town. …

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