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Herne Bay man sentenced for failing to report collision

Mr Luff failed to stop his car or report the collision on Albion Lane Comments (0) A Herne Bay man who saw a collision from his car and failed to stop or report it has been given a suspended sentence by Canterbury magistrates. Robert Luff, 45, pleaded guilty guilty to driving without due care and attention, failing to stop following a collision and …

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Herne Bay getting that winning feeling

SAM DENLY demanded three points from his Herne Bay side on Saturday – and they delivered.Bay had lost their past five games in Ryman League Division One South and the manager stressed the importance of beating bottom side Horsham at Gorings Mead.He said: “We did need that. It’s been a frustrating December and then we haven’t played for two weeks …

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Herne Bay conman jailed for 15 months after defrauding dozens

Comments (0) A MAN who conned people out of cash by selling imaginary goods online has been jailed for 15 months. Justin Waters, of no fixed address, admitted six charges of fraud by false representation. The 42-year old also admitted a further 45 similar offences that were taken into consideration by the judge when he was sentenced at Canterbury Crown Court on …

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Jail for conman Justin Waters who admitted selling imaginary goods online from caravan in Herne Bay

A swindler who ripped off more than 50 people using the online advertising site Gumtree has been sent to prison. Justin Waters offered items for sale that he never had, and then pocketed the cash before vanishing. Canterbury Crown Court heard he then used the names of pals to set up more fictitious deals offering items including engine parts, metal …

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Man rescued from underneath car by fire crews

Comments (0) Two fire appliances from Kent Fire and Rescue Service were called to Steed Close, Herne Bay to reports of a man trapped under a car. Firefighters assisted by releasing the man who was then handed over to South East Coast Ambulance Service.

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Firefighters free man trapped under car in Steed Close, Herne Bay

Firefighters have freed a man trapped under a vehicle after he suffered a head injury while working on it. It happened in Steed Close. Herne Bay, on Saturday afternoon and when they arrived at the scene they found the man stuck beneath a Nissan Navara 4×4. Crews on a callout. Stock image The vehicle was not raised up and had …

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Celebrations set for completion of restoration project at Herne…

The Herne Bay clock tower Comments (0) THE restoration work at Herne Bay clock tower is set to be completed in mid-February. After months of work, Canterbury City Council will be hosting a celebratory evening at the clock tower on Saturday, February 14 from 6pm, which will include a firework display and a light show. A grant of £250,000 from the Heritage Lottery Fund, …

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War hero in Herne Bay receives honour for role in Arctic convoy

Comments (0) AN ARCTIC convoy veteran in Herne Bay has been awarded a medal from the Russian government – the seventh military honour he has received. Mick Holness, 90, was presented with the Ushakov medal for his service more than 70 years ago as a signalman. He served in the Arctic seas during one of the greatest feats of the Second …

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Solar farm at Owl’s Hatch Road near Herne given go-ahead

One of Britain’s biggest solar farms – capable of powering the whole of Herne Bay – has controversially won planning permission. The scheme, on land near Herne, will cover 212 acres – an area the equivalent of almost 150 football pitches. Developers claim their complex of photovoltaic panels will generate enough electricity to supply 14,000 homes. Rows of panels standing 2.4 metres …

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Gary Barlow tribute act Dan Maines from Herne Bay proposes to girlfriend Vicki Gaiger after singing Take That hit

A Gary Barlow tribute act gave his girlfriend a New Year’s Eve to remember after dropping down on one knee for a tear-jerking proposal. Dan Maines, 32, popped the question mid-show to Vicki Gaiger, 25, after serenading her with Take That hit A Million Love Songs in front of a crowd of 150 people. A video of the proposal has …

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