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AT THE society’s April meeting, the last lecture of the winter season brought to a close an exceptional series of eight lectures, including ‘History of Whitstable’s Black Windmill’, ‘Doomsday Book: Kent and Norman Conquest’, ‘The Christmas Truce 1914’ and ‘Jane Austen — her Kentish World. Members have also been able to visit Tiptree and Beth Chatto’s garden; The National Stud …

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Council bosses to consider community bid to run museums

Community campaigners will set out their arguments for taking over Herne Bay and Whitstable museums next week. The Friends of Herne Bay Museum and Whitstable Chamber of Commerce have both submitted formal expressions of interest to run the museums in each town under national ‘community right to challenge’ legislation introduced by the Localism Act. Both groups worked with council officials …

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