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May 2: The Great Clock Tower Cake and Biscuit Bake Off

Bakers of all ages will be hoping to avoid soggy bottoms when they create cake and biscuit tributes to Herne Bay’s newly restored clock tower. The Great Clock Tower Cake and Biscuit Bake Off is being organised by the Friends of Herne Bay Clock Tower and takes place on Saturday, May 2. It has been partly inspired by the five-feet tall …

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Bill for tower work appears excessive

I DROVE past Herne Bay clock tower and cannot believe £380,000 was spent on a clean-up. It is not a restoration. The clock may have been restored, but the tower is pitted all over — if it had been restored, the marks wouldn’t be seen. I would like someone to explain how that much money can be spent on sandblasting. …

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Concealed gems that can reveal town’s history

MANY of us may think we know Herne Bay inside out, but there are still a few hidden gems and stories that even those who were born and bred in the town might not know about. Victoria Colley has unearthed ten facts about this seaside gem that could well surprise you… WHILE many seem to believe that the name ‘Herne …

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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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in brief

Design a logo for clock tower SEAFRONT: Could you design a logo for Herne Bay clock tower? The BayPromoTeam, who are supporting the Friends of Herne Bay Clock Tower, have launched a competition to choose a logo to use on the shopfront, promotional material and even t-shirts. The winner will receive a bottle of champagne or a £20 Love2Shop voucher …

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