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Herne as bad as the city centre for air pollution

Village ‘will need an action plan’ if levels fall further AIR quality in the centre of Herne village is almost as bad as the polluted centre of Canterbury officials have revealed. City council transportation manager Richard Jenkins said the area was close to needing an action plan to tackle the poor air quality, meaning the need for a bypass was …

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Homes developers told to pay millions for new relief roads

Developers hoping to build up to 3,000 homes across Herne Bay will be forced to pledge millions towards constructing new relief roads. Town councillors say builders should fork out for the new routes through Herne and Sturry if plans for the huge developments are given the go-ahead. The council is expected to consider applications for new estates on Strode Farm …

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Row over commuter cars parked in street

Board propose yellow line restrictions to resolve issues COMMUTERS who clog up the streets around Herne Bay station are making residents’ lives a nightmare, councillors have been told. Neighbours have pleaded with officials to take action and spoke of squabbles over spaces, car drivers waiting for them to leave so they could park in their place and difficulty leaving their …

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No yellow lines on busy road

REMOVING parking bays from a road used by thousands of school children could lead to a serious accident, councillors have been told. Officials had recommended painting a single yellow line on Old Dover Road, between Nackington Road and The Gate, banning parking from 9am to 10am and 2pm to 3pm, but residents said it would be a dangerous move. John …

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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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