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Can you help Kevin Almond’s family?

The family of a tragic dad-of eight who died in a motorbike accident has been forced to turn to social media for help after struggling to pay their bills. Herne Bay community stalwart Kevin Almond, 55, died last September in a motorbike accident on the A20, but did not leave a will. Hundreds turned out at the funeral for the …

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CAB celebrates its 75th birthday with fundraising drive

Citizens Advice Bureau volunteers are stepping up their focus on fundraising as local branches celebrate their 75th anniversary. Herne Bay’s bureau was one of the first in the country to open its doors, with Canterbury’s following shortly after. Chairman Ursula Wacher says the confidential advice service is now busier than ever with increasing numbers of people hit by the aftermath …

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Help Wildwood rescue Bulgarian bears

An animal charity has launched an appeal to rescue two brown bears and bring them to east Kent. Staff at Wildwood Trust hope to raise £50,000 to bring the bears from Bulgaria to the park near Herne Bay, where they are creating the country’s first brown bear rescue and rehabilitation centre. They plan to offer specialist care and enrichment programmes …

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