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Produced in Kent appoint new manager

Agriculture and exploration expert joins the team Local food promoters Produced in Kent has announced the Edwyn Martin as the new manager of the group. Edwyn will take charge of the long-standing team that has seen Produced in Kent grow from strength to strength since it was re-established by Kent County Council in 2005. The new chief was born and …

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Park and ride fares to increase in Canterbury

Shoppers using Park and Ride buses to avoid congestion in Canterbury could soon have to pay £3 per car. Councillors are considering increasing the charge from £2.50 as part of a review of parking charges across the district. Fees in the Kingsmead Leisure Centre car park would also increase to £3 from £1 in a bid to deter people who …

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Restaurant: The Goods Shed, Canterbury

‘The soup is the essence of winter, as unglamorous as Uggs, but every bit as comforting’ The farmers’ market has become a bit of a joke, shorthand – like Boden and Nespresso – for a good old sneer at the middle classes. I don’t care for the knowing likes of Borough, but I genuinely love the market in a draughty old railway goods …

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Roads policy ‘makes city life unbearable’ for people of Canterbury

Living in Canterbury has become "unbearable" according to exasperated residents who say they are being driven out. They told a meeting on Monday they are being forced to abandon the city since the controversial Westgate Towers traffic trial plunged it into gridlock.

Speaking at a heated public debate organised by the Get Canterbury Moving campaign group one frustrated householder predicted Canterbury would become full of students and tourists – but no one else.

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Draft Aviation Policy – have your say

This just in from our friends at Belfast… I am contacting you on behalf of Belfast City Airport Watch, an umbrella organisation which represents 20 residents’ associations and community groups, and which also has more than 550 individual associate members. I am contacting you because your organisation campaigns re the issue of aircraft noise related to what the government terms …

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A reader writes

I should like to make a few points, of which Cllr Carter should be informed! Firstly, he says that Manston’s runway is 2,752m. When I checked, it was 2,658m. Heathrow has two runways – 3,500m and 3,570m, with Gatwick’s one at 3,750m. So nowhere near comparable. He says that Manston “is able to cater for all modern jet aircraft”; that’s …

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Results of South & South East in Bloom 2012 Competition

The Herne Bay in Bloom team attended Fareham on 13th September for the presentation of the 2012 South & South East in Bloom Awards.

We were awarded a Silver Gilt award and overall category winner for our main entry in the Large  Coastal Town section.

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Results of HBIB “Beat the Drought Competition”

We are please to announce that the winner of the £50 prize and the water butt and compost bin donated by Canterbury City Council was Terry Jewis of Calcott Hill Sturry,

He submitted a very comprehensive entry which demonstrated his systems of collecting and saving rain water from various roofs, from waste water from the dishwasher and washing machines and how he fed the filtered water by gravity using the slope of his patio to use on his vegetable beds.

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1937 New Years Resolutions

From the 1937 Herne Bay Press, 10 sound resolutions...

1) To take pride in the town of Herne Bay and do my best to make it one of the most up-to-date resorts in the Kingdom.​

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