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Red Arrows confirm appearance at Herne Bay airshow in August

The world-famous Red Arrows will take to the skies above Herne Bay this summer as part of what has been billed Kent’s number one coastal airshow. As many as 50,000 people are expected to flock to the town for the event, with the popular RAF display team now set to take star billing after their appearance was confirmed today. They …

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Nine springtime walks in Canterbury, Herne Bay, Whitstable and…

Blean Woods, where you can walk as long, or as short, as you like Comments (0) WE all know there will be some wintry blasts to make us think otherwise, but the truth is that spring is here. The temperatures have risen, the birds are singing and the flowers (well, some of them, anyway) are starting to blossom. And, of course, …

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Solar Eclipse 2015 in Kent: How where and when to see it

Comments (0) Canterbury and east Kent will be plunged into darkness on March 20 as the solar eclipse of the sun takes place. Stargazers across the area will be keeping an eye out for the much anticipated event on March 20. Phillip Young, secretary of the South East Kent Astronomical Society, says there will be plenty of the great spots to …

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Litter event highlights the blight… and the cost

Getting to the core of the problem… Comments (0) PEOPLE dressed up as an empty fizzy-drink can and an apple core were among the sights in Herne Bay during an event to highlight the issue of litter. Put together by the city council and Serco, it was held in Wimereux Gardens to demonstrate the amount of litter that is picked up …

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Herne Bay is back in business: here’s the proof

THERE was not a negative word to be heard at Herne Bay’s seventh business and projects exhibition.Developers, charities, organisations and individuals from across the district converged on King’s Hall on Wednesday last week to show what they had to offer and to indulge in that all-important networking.For the first time, invitations to the function had been thrown open to organisations …

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Work on Aldi in Herne Bay to start next month

How the Aldi store could look Comments (0) WORK on an Aldi supermarket in Herne Bay is expected to start next month. The Aldi store was granted planning permission in November and now the proposals for the 1,665 sq m store, which will be built by Coplan Estates on the site of the King’s Road car park, should be just weeks …

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Calvin Saward, whose dad called police after he wielded knife in Central Parade, Herne Bay, calls his tag an ‘ankle rolex’

A teenager who went out for a street fight armed with a knife has escaped jail – thanks to his dad. Calvin Saward, 18, had been baited in December by former friends, who called him, asking for a scrap outside his home in Central Parade. The youngster grabbed a knife to confront the gang – only to face his dad, …

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Drop in sessions announced: Are you registered to vote in…

Comments (0) With less than six weeks to register to vote in this year’s General Election, Canterbury City Council have announced a series of drop in sessions to help get as many people as possible to the polls on May 7. People have until April 20 to register to vote in the General Election. The two announced drop in sessions, one …

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Herne Bay parking: now we’ll get 10 minutes’ grace

Not so quick! Motorists now have 10 minutes’ grace on their parking tickets Comments (0) Drivers who overstay their parking tickets are to be given a period of grace before picking up a fine. Anyone who stays parked 10 minutes over their allotted time in off-street or on-street council parking spots will not be fined for that period. It is reported …

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Green light for Sainsbury’s plans in Altira Park, Herne Bay

How the Sainsbury’s at Altira Park will look Comments (0) PROPOSALS for a Sainsbury’s food store, petrol station and eight industrial units at Altira Park on the outskirts of Herne Bay have been fully approved by Canterbury City Council. The local authority had resolved in October last year to grant planning permission for a Sainsbury’s foodstore, petrol station and eight industrial/warehouse …

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