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Poppy tour should stop in our city

With reference to Gerry Warren’s article about the Tower of London poppy display touring the country (City Bid To Host Poppy Display, Herne Bay Gazette, November 13), I feel it would be very appropriate for it to come to Canterbury. That is because Canterbury is the mother city and the Cathedral the mother church of the Anglican faith and the …

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Shock, sadness… and fears donations could fall away

THINK AGAIN SAVE OUR HOSPICE – SPECIAL REPORT Bosses at Canterbury’s Pilgrims Hospice are under mounting pressure to rethink the planned closure of the 16-bed care unit. They claim the charity-run centre, which opened in 1982, is “no longer fit for purpose” and closing it will save £500,000 a year. Instead, they want to expand hospice care in the community, …

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Plans approved for 15,000-home urban spread before 2031

Plans for thousands of new homes in Canterbury, Whitstable and Herne Bay moved one step closer this week. Gerry Warren reports on the reaction to a document dividing the district A controversial planning blueprint for more than 15,000 new homes across the district has been rubber-stamped by the council. The authority’s executive met on Thursday and approved the draft Local …

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