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First radio drama festival comes to Herne Bay

Comments (0) HERNE BAY is to host a new festival this month that could spread the town’s name across the world. The UK International Radio Drama Festival is the creation of Moving Theatre and will run over the last three days of this month, Thursday to Friday, February 26-28, at venues throughout the town. Put simply, the festival involves people gathering in …

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96-year-old war hero given Russian medal for service on Arctic…

Comments (0) ARCTIC convoy veteran Roy Sinclair has been awarded a medal by the Russian government. The 96-year-old war hero, from Herne Bay, was presented with the Ushakov medal for his service more than 70 years ago as a telegraphist in the Royal Navy. He served in the Arctic Sea during one of the greatest feats of the Second World War. …

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Ukraine’s cruel reminder of my political awakening

Gale’s View by your MP Sir Roger Gale I was, before I became an MP, a television producer and director. One of the questions that I find myself frequently asked is why I gave up this “glamorous” and over-paid profession to seek election to Parliament. Events in Ukraine have a bearing upon the answer. In 1956 Imre Nagy became, for …

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