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£1m play park an unusable quagmire

Council defends lack of winter-friendly design A play park opened as part of a £1 million makeover of Canterbury’s Westgate Gardens has been branded unfit for use during the whiter. The Toddlers Cove play area was unveiled last summer amid much fanfare after the city council secured a grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund. But this week it was a …

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Celebrations set for completion of restoration project at Herne…

The Herne Bay clock tower Comments (0) THE restoration work at Herne Bay clock tower is set to be completed in mid-February. After months of work, Canterbury City Council will be hosting a celebratory evening at the clock tower on Saturday, February 14 from 6pm, which will include a firework display and a light show. A grant of £250,000 from the Heritage Lottery Fund, …

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Clock Tower turns back time and creates confusion

Ever wanted to turn back time? Well it seems that Herne Bay has – after hands on the Clock Tower were seen going backwards. A mechanical problem has struck the seafront icon and caused confusion with residents and visitors who have wondered if the town has been heading into the past. Canterbury resident Bec Tul was taking advantage of the …

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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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A timely boost for our Bay landmark

Town clock tower project receives £250k Lottery grant PLANS to restore Herne Bay’s historic seafront clock tower have been given the green light with the approval of a £250,000 Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) grant. The project, which Is being led by the city council in partnership with the Friends of Herne Bay Clock Tower will mean major refurbishment of the …

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