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Turnpike Trust puts seaside town on a fast track to development

HERNE Bay’s coastal location and proximity to Canterbury contributed to its development as a resort and town that was relatively recent compared with some of its neighbours. Charles Seymour writing in 1776 mentions sea-bathing at Herne Bay as well as the availability of accommodation for families. Regular visits of coastal trading vessels and colliers from Sunderland and Newcastle had long …

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Bands announced for Herne Bay Rocks show

Slots still available in town’s hottest music competition THE first bands to compete for the title of Herne Bay Rocks winner 2014 have been announced. Project X, Howlin’ Wolves, The Patriarchy, Spyplane and former Times editor John Nurden’s band The Rockin’ Decades will battle it out with Hunter Killer, Strawberry Blue, Ashley Crane and Thomas Ashby in the heats this …

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