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Road rage over ‘confusing’ signs

Leave more time for journeys plea as pot hole repairs lead to traffic chaos Hot-headed drivers have been told to cool it after barriers and roadworks led to traffic chaos in Herne Bay this week. Tempers have flared after work began on Tuesday to repair the pot holed roads leading to the roundabout in Sea Street. The works are set …

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‘We want a bus stop in walking distance’

Pensioners’ petition calls for route to take in Sea Street PENSIONERS have vowed to collect 1,000 signatures to convince bus bosses to divert routes nearer their homes. Elderly residents in Sea Street say the half-mile walk to a bus stop is too much for some to manage, leaving them with no way of getting to Canterbury, Whitstable or even into …

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IN BRIEF

Runner raises charity funds HERNE BAY: A woman has raised more than £1,100 for St John Ambulance after running the London Marathon. Karen Martin took part in this year’s event in memory of her brother Darren, who died in an accident. She completed in just over six hours after a knee injuries caused her problems after mile 20. Karen said: …

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IN BRIEF

Pothole works Kent County Council will be holding a public meeting tomorrow night to reveal plans about roadworks in Sea Street. The works are set to begin in May and will replace the existing potholed surface at a cost of £170,000. UKIP county councillors Brian MacDowall and Nicholas Bond had made the improvements their number one priority when they were …

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Street collapse causes a hole lot of trouble

Part of Sea Street, Herne Bay, was closed yesterday afternoon (Wednesday) after a 3ft long hole opened in the middle of the road. A section of the busy road near the Jewson building yard was cordoned off while highways engineers worked to fix it. Kent Highways staff were called at about 4pm to reports of “a partial collapse” in the …

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Furious motorists berate officials on potholes

HIGHWAYS officials were harangued by angry residents after revealing a major road is to be reconstructed. The Sea Street project will involve the rebuilding of the damaged concrete carriageway, and resurfacing. Work will start on May 6 and last up to eight weeks. Russell Boorman and Jon Bumstead told members of Herne Bay area members’ panel of the Sea Street …

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In brief

Memorial flight heads for Bay HERNE BAY: A spectacular summer air display featuring planes from the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight is being planned by the BayPromoTeam. The volunteer team have secured a Lancaster bomber, a Spitfire, a Hurricane and a Typhoon fighter jet to fly over the town on August 17. The display is funded from proceeds of the …

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Report: Telling Your Own Story

At our last meeting Margaret Burns gave a presentation on the introduction and benefits of Oral History to local historians which she called “Telling Your Own Story”. As well as being a Society member, she explained that she was also a member of Herne Bay Community Memories Group which had been involved over the past ten years in recording people’s …

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Dad sells best of British food aboard to ex-pats

Bay businessman Michael Cook has set up a way to get British goods abroad at the click of a mouse. Mr Cook, 34, said: “When my brother-in-law moved to New York three years ago he really missed British food, especially chocolate. He would often say American chocolate was just not the same. So we sent him tuck boxes with all …

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“B” is for “Blooming Bay” Planting up the Town

This week the town has started to burst into bloom. The Friends of Herne Bay in Bloom work party have been busy taking delivery of plants grown on for them by Meadow Grange Nurseries since the early Spring. They have cleared all the planters in Mortimer Street and planted them with a “red white and blue” theme. In addition they …

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