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Herne Bay Pier: the future’s green

How the barrage by the pier could look Comments (0) HERNE BAY could be taking a bold leap into the future if plans for a “green pier” come to fruition. The proposals were aired at last week’s annual general meeting of the Herne Bay Pier Trust and comprise a tidal lagoon, a barrage and turbines that would capture the energy of …

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Traffic-calming is not enough in this road

I WAS interested to read the article in last week’s Times regarding a new crossing in Millstrood Road, Whitstable. I totally agree with Amanda Glithero that something needs to be done about keeping our children safe – traffic- calming is not enough. I live in Downs Avenue and all the traffic-calming has done is move the problem to our road. …

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HERNE BAY GOSSIP

By Baywatcher THE Lord Mayor of Canterbury, councillor Heather Taylor is a familiar figure around town, and will be back this week to visit the Ladies Who Latte networking group at the Bandstand. So when council leader John Gilbey sang her praises at Last week’s meeting of the full council, he may have expected a warm reception. His choice of …

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Herne Bay Gossip

By Baywatcher THE world’s media were camped in Faversham this week after the shock death of Peaches Geldof, second daughter of Live Aid founder Sir Bob. And while their attention was diverted, another celebrity went under the radar for a surprise visit to Kayleigh Duff, the young mum diagnosed with terminal cancer. Film star Tom Hardy, together with fiance Charlotte …

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Look everyone – it’s that Ed Targett again!

Greens unveil Ed Targett as election candidate The latest contender to challenge for North Thanet and Herne Bay MP Sir Roger Gale’s seat at the next election has been revealed. Former Herne Bay Times reporter Ed Targett is the Green Party’s first candidate in the seat since 1992 after helping establish a new Thanet group in 2012. Father-of-two Mr Targett, …

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How can Herne Bay find its voice?

Town council or Herne Bay Society: what does the town need? Does Herne Bay need its own council, or would a Herne Bay Society be better? Is it time to reclaim our Bay? That’s the question campaigners are asking this week after another Canterbury City Council council decision was met with fury in the town. This time, it was the …

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Free winter parking considered

Councillors will consider a request to scrap winter parking charges at a meeting next week. Parking bosses want to increase fees for parking on Central Parade by 10p per hour but business owners have asked for free parking or lower charges from November to January. The town’s councillors will discuss the issue at a public meeting on Tuesday, at 6.30pm …

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Prom etiquette

I CAN assure Amanda Collier that dog walkers and pedestrians do not want to scupper anyone’s fun (“The prom is for all,” Your Views, Herne Bay Times, March 11). What we want is to be able to enjoy the prom along with everyone else without needing eyes in the back of our head the whole time. If all cyclists were …

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