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Local Plan: Herne Bay’s ‘Usual Suspects’ call for Plan B

There may not be any violence, drugs or crime, but Herne Bay’s Usual Suspects are still hoping for an explosive impact. The group of campaigners have stepped forward to produce their own proposals for the future of the town, claiming the council’s draft Local Plan would prove as disastrous as the failed heist in the Oscar-winning film. They came up …

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Opening of the Retail Beach Hut Village on the Pier

Grand Opening of The Retail Beach Hut Village Hello Everyone, In the last few weeks there has been a lot of work carried out by both the Trust and the Proprietors at the Retail Beach Hut Village and completion is close at hand.  The Grand Opening will now be next Saturday 6th July at 12:00 noon. We are delighted that …

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Kingsmead Field sell-off is ‘simply illogical’

Campaigners are urging the city council to use its draft Local Plan consultation for a rethink of its plans to sell off a field. The Save the Kingsmead Field Campaign is battling to prevent houses being built on it and wants the authority to consider other sites for the projected 15,600 new homes which are needed for the Canterbiuy district …

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Local Plan: letter – Strode Farm

Why we don’t want this development We have objected to the development of Strode Farm for the following reasons: We have camcorder film of a serious flooding issue several years ago in Bullockstone Road with homes and gardens under water by over 1ft, followed later by another serious flood in which the same homes again went under water. What drainage …

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Local Plan: doubts over golf course scheme

Plans for a Tesco on the outskirts of Herne Bay have been thrown into doubt after an application for a major development stalled. Developers Quinn Estates have put on hold proposals to build a sports hub and supermarket on the former golf club site after questions were raised over Tesco’s commitment to the scheme. The official line is that negotiations …

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Local Plan: Golf course might not get Tesco

The developer behind plans for a new housing estate and sports centre at the former Herne Bay golf club has vowed it will go ahead – with or without a Tesco store. Mark Quinn, of Quinn Estates, told members of Herne Bay Town Partners last week the scheme had been delayed as negotiations continued with the retail giant. An application …

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Sense prevails, flagpole safe.

So they won’t be knocking it down, but the Engineers say it’s nearing the end of its life. Has anyone thought of repairing it? “A stitch in time saves nine”  as my Gran would say. “Make do and mend” that was another catch-phrase. The flagpole opposite Herne Bay pier has been saved – for now. The Gazette exclusively revealed last …

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Westgate trial a success. Earth is flat. Unicorns fart glitter.

Cllr Vickery-Jones is a reliable stock of laughter – it’s a bit like having a town jester. Long after the Westgate trial has been shut down by KCC and a collective sigh of relief has echoed around Canterbury, our local flat-earther insists it was a success. Nearly. If only we had all given it just a little more time. And …

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Councillors to be cut by a quarter

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180 years of Herne Bay at Beach House

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