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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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Step back in time during heritage weekend

Tours and exhibitions showing off historically significant places and sights will be on offer from September 11 to 14, as part of the annual Heritage Open Days. The event celebrates England’s fantastic architecture and culture by offering free access to places that are usually closed to the public or normally charge for admission. The Library at Canterbury Cathedral will be …

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