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Buy a cake in Herne Bay and help deaf school

STAFF at the Herne Bay branch of Halifax are getting on their pinafores and pulling out their rolling pins out for a cake sale.The event is being held on behalf of The John Townsend Trust, the overarching charity for The Royal School for Deaf Children Margate. Elizabeth Frangaki, a member of the Halifax team, chose to support The John Townsend …

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A visitor’s stunning snapshot of Herne Bay

AMATEUR photographer Shane Matthews has captured this lovely picture in Herne Bay during his visit last week – what do you think?Mr Matthews from near Maidstone visited Herne Bay and Whitstable last week and captured a few lovely pictures.Is it good enough to become our Facebook cover picture? 

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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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Ukip leader Nigel Farage is coming to Herne Bay

UKIP leader Nigel Farage will be in Herne Bay on Saturday morning to open a constituency office in town.The opening is scheduled for 9am and Mr Farage will be in town to support Piers Wauchope, who is the party’s general election candidate in Thanet North, which includes Herne Bay.The new office is at 101 Mortimer Street and was formerly the …

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Emergency services rescue person from underneath Herne Bay Pier

HERNE Bay Coastguard and Kent Police rescued a person under the influence of alcohol underneath Herne Bay Pier last night (Sunday).Emergency services were called at 11.18pm to reports of shouts for help coming from underneath the pier. On arrival, it was low water so crews were able to investigate and an intoxicated person was found by the police.

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Plans for Herne Bay’s third annual sci-fi event are well underway

THE plans for Herne Bay’s third annual sci-fi event, which will be held in the grounds of Herne Bay Junior School, are well underway.Hobbit actor and former Dr Who Sylvester McCoy and his assistant Ace (Sophie Aldred), will be attending the event this Father’s Day, along with cult sci-fi series Red Dwarf’s favourite droid Kryten (Robert Llewellyn). Other famous faces …

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Woman freed after car collided with telephone pole in Herne Bay

FIREFIGHTERS had to remove a woman trapped in her car after a crash in Herne Bay yesterday morning (Saturday).Emergency services were called at 10.27am, following reports of a car colliding with a telephone pole on Bullockstone Road. Crews used hydraulic cutting equipment to remove the roof from the vehicle and the woman was passed to the care of the South East Coast Ambulance Service …

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Pond buffs want to probe secrets of Herne Bay

DO YOU have a pond in your garden or on your farm? And if you have, is it home to any frogs, toads or newts?The Kent Reptile and Amphibian Group is looking to build on its survey from last year in which Whitstable’s ponds were examined to see how many four-legged beasts were lurking beneath the surface.The survey was helped …

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Herne Bay outpatients: get ready to travel to Whitstable

Comments (0) AFTER all the furore, from Monday people in Herne Bay will have to travel to Whitstable for if they need outpatient services. There has been fierce opposition to the plans to base a ‘hub’ outpatients clinic “hub” at Estuary View in Whitstable, with the running down of services at both Herne Bay’s Queen Victoria Memorial Hospital and Faversham Cottage …

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