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Children’s ward receives book donations from Herne Bay author

Julian Jennings (Chariman Clock Tower), Lizzie Worthen (Matron in Children Services) and Faye Beerling. Comments (0) A HERNE Bay author has donated her books to a children’s ward at Kent and Canterbury hospital. Faye Beerling presented matron Lizzie Worthen with ten copies of Tales From the Clock Tower. She was joined by Julian Jennings, chairman of Friends of Herne Bay Clock …

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Nippy the Crab welcomes you to Herne Bay on new sign

Julian Jennings, Faye Beerling and Margaret Burns Comments (0) A new sign welcoming visitors to Herne Bay features a character from a children’s book written by a local author. Nippy the Crab is seen writing the letters with a novelty pen that looks like Herne Bay Clock Tower. It is based on Tales of the Clock Tower, written by Faye Beerling, …

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Clock Tower to hopes win your love on Valentine’s Day!

Organisers will be hoping to harness the power of love when the newly-refurbished Clock Tower is officially launched on Valentine’s Day. Under the banner Love Your Clock Tower they hope that people will adore the hard work and money spent to bring it back to its former glory. Friends of the Clock Tower chairman Julian Jennings said it heralds a …

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Clock Tower turns back time and creates confusion

Ever wanted to turn back time? Well it seems that Herne Bay has – after hands on the Clock Tower were seen going backwards. A mechanical problem has struck the seafront icon and caused confusion with residents and visitors who have wondered if the town has been heading into the past. Canterbury resident Bec Tul was taking advantage of the …

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News from the end of the Pier

Herne Bay Pier Trust Newsletter

Spring 2012

Hello members,

Well, we have had a lot of coverage about the future of the pier in the local press over the last few weeks – some of it correct and some… rather misleading. So we thought our members would like to have the facts from the horse’s mouth.

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‘New regime’ clashes with Pier Trust

Museum bosses tore down a poster promoting Herne Bay Pier Trust, despite the fact that the latest exhibition is dedicated to the iconic seaside structure. Despite protests from staff at the William Street museum, managers insisted the poster had to be removed because it did not fit in with the council's corporate branding.

Pier trust members who complained were told the poster had been put in the wrong place.

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Pavilion demolition will now take longer

Council bosses will have to pay an extra £218,000 to knock down Herne Bay's dilapidated pier pavilion after deadly asbestos was found in the building. Contractors surveying the aging sports centre – due to be demolished because it is too expensive to maintain – made the bombshell discovery last month. It was revealed to the city council's ruling executive committee on Thursday, and Pier Trust chairman Julian Jennings told councillors the group was concerned the discovery could lead to delays

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