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 …Read More »
The city council has announced that Herne Bay Town Partners will organise this year’s Classic Car and Bike Shows in Herne Bay and Whitstable. The events take place on Saturday 8 June in Whitstable and Sunday 18 August in Herne Bay and continue the tradition of creating great family days out that support the local economy and encourage visitors to …Read More »
A group of volunteers hailed as “stars” will make the town shine next Christmas thanks to a grant from a Bay county councillor. Jean Law, who represents the town on Kent County Council, is gifting the remainder of her member’s fund to four community groups in a bid to make Christmas 2013 the best ever. She hopes the £10,000 will …Read More »
Herne Bay's new Christmas tree - replacing one dubbed the worst in the country - has been slammed as the worst in the world by campaigners.
Council bosses bowed to public pressure after a week of criticism about the tree in Mortimer Street and the town's lights display, and the original sorry specimen was uprooted and replaced yesterday.
But the new tree - due to be decorated with lights and decorations made by town schoolchildren later today - has not won many admirers.Read More »
Traders fall out over plans for supermarket outside Herne Bay A group of Bay business people is backing plans for a giant supermarket outside the town. Herne Bay Town Partners has agreed to support Sainsbury’s bid for a store on the new Altira Business Park at Beltinge, despite council bosses trying to attract a supermarket to the town centre as …Read More »
Blooming bollards have brought a sea of colour to Herne Bay - thanks to its In Bloom committee. They installed flower baskets of red and white geraniums over the town’s bollards in the High Street, with help from city council contractors Serco and money from the county council, just in time for the South and South East England judges to call on Tuesday.Read More »
Herne Bay Town Partners is a voluntary, non-profit making organisation formed in 2006. They are developing an effective partnership between the public, private and voluntary sectors, so together we can achieve a safe and vibrant place in which to work, live and visit. The Town Partners market, promote and are actively involved in enhancing the activities and amenities within the …Read More »
Celebrities and sports stars with Herne Bay connections will be in town this Saturday, November 15 for the unveiling of a special mural. Stars including TV presenter Nicki Chapman, Herne funnyman Dave Lee and EastEnders actor John “Nasty Nick Cotton” Altman have been invited to the unveiling of the Famous Faces Mural on Cains amusement arcade in Central Parade at …Read More »