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PARTY TO WELCOME BACK CLOCK TOWER

Seafront landmark restored after £380,000 restoration project THE late-winter blues will lift on Herne Bay seafront this weekend as the town celebrates the extensive refurbishment of its clock tower. Some £380,000 has been spent on bringing this iconic building back to its former glory and on Saturday the results of a tremendous effort by so many in the Herne Bay …

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Herne Bay Festival to have a Victorian theme this August

This year’s Herne Bay Festival will have a Victorian flavour. The public had been asked to vote on what theme the event should take and 43% went Victorian. The vote began with a request on Facebook for people’s ideas, from which a steering group drew up a short-list. This was sent circulated through Facebook and Twitter, with the Victorian concept …

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Herne Bay festival announces 2015 theme

Guess what’s this year’s Herne Bay Festival’s theme… Comments (0) THE organisers of the Herne Bay Festival have announced the exciting news on this year’s theme after closing their vote. The vote officially closed on Thursday 29 January bringing the long anticipation to an end this morning. Victorian Herne Bay will be this year’s theme after receiving 43% of votes.  It was …

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Vote for Herne Bay Festival’s theme

THE organisers of the annual Herne Bay festival have urged locals to vote for this year’s shortlisted themes ahead of the closing day later this week.The themes, “Victorian”, “Wish You Were Here” and “Herne Bay Through the Ages”, were suggested by Facebook and Twitter followers earlier this year and have only been shortlisted recently.”We are really trying to make it the people’s festival …

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Can you help get the Bay rocking?

Battle of the Bands boss stepping down IF YOU want Herne Bay to rock this summer, step forward now — that’s the plea from Herne Bay Rocks organiser David Shepherd, who has had to pull out of the annual competition because of family commitments. The musician, who has run the battle of the bands as part of the Herne Bay …

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Could you help bring excitement to the Bay?

Search for volunteers to back this year’s festival COULD you help this year’s Herne Bay Festival go with a bang? The organising team for this year’s event were at the town showcase on Wednesday to sign up volunteers and hand out more information about the annual summer celebration. Contract This year it will be organised by Continental Drifts, which won …

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Festival deals won by two London firms

Organisers for Whitstable and Herne Bay’s main events ORGANISERS of the Whitstable Oyster Festival and Herne Bay Festival for the next three years have been announced. Event Umbrella, which ran the seven-day Oyster Festival last year, has won the contract again but in Herne Bay London firm Continental Drifts will take over from Same Sky. Staff there have run previous …

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Yarn bombers to make colourful beach hut ‘cosies’

Nifty knitters call for crochet volunteers THEY are already colourful, but this summer Herne Bay’s beach huts will be cosy as well thanks to a group of nifty knitters. Led by super stitcher Sara Worley, yarn fans are preparing to create a ‘beach hut cosy’ a coat of multicoloured patches that will cover an entire hut. Knitters The project is …

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