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Man charged over alleged attack at the Hungry Horse in Whitstable

The alleged incident took place at The Wheatsheaf Comments (0) A Herne Bay man has been charged in connection with an alleged confrontation at the Wheatsheaf restaurant in Whitstable. Robert Simon Jacobs, of Grand Drive in Herne Bay, has been charged with affray, criminal damage to property, possessing a weapon for the discharge of a noxious substance, attempted wounding, threats to …

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Herne Bay duo arrested after female worker at Hungry Horse,…

A man and woman from Herne Bay have been arrested Comments (0) A man and woman from Herne Bay have been arrested on suspicion of assault after an incident at a restaurant in Whitstable last night (March 21). Kent Police was called at 6.50pm following a report of a disturbance at the Hungry Horse in Herne Bay Road, Whitstable. A female …

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East Kent charities benefit from police property fund

Comments (0) KENT Police has used its property fund to help charities across the area. The property fund comes from the auction of items seized during police operations and unclaimed property. The resulting money is distributed to good causes twice a year. Latest charities in east Kent to benefit are: Demelza Children’s Hospice The hospice, in Sittingbourne, provides care and support …

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Lunatic dog bites more than 20 trees on Duncan Down in Whitstable

Trees are being attacked on a Whitstable village green – and it is believed a bark-ing mad dog is the culprit. About 20 to 30 trees have been targeted on Duncan Down and environment bosses reckon an alsatian dog is behind the damage. Cllr Ashley Clark, who is secretary of the Friends of Duncan Down, says it is “heartbreaking” and …

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Drop in sessions announced: Are you registered to vote in…

Comments (0) With less than six weeks to register to vote in this year’s General Election, Canterbury City Council have announced a series of drop in sessions to help get as many people as possible to the polls on May 7. People have until April 20 to register to vote in the General Election. The two announced drop in sessions, one …

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Fairtrade Fornight in Canterbury District: Sharing stories of how…

Fairtrade certified cotton farmers from Agrocel Comments (0) FAIRTRADE supporters in Canterbury, Herne Bay and Whitstable will be joining forces with the rest of the country for Fairtrade Fortnight. Fairtrade Fortnight, which runs from Saturday, February 21 to Saturday, March 7, is the highlight of the year for Fairtrade campaigners up and down the country, with thousands of events taking place. This year will turn the …

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12 reasons you’ll MISS winter in Canterbury, Herne Bay and…

Comments (0) WE’RE in the second half of February, which means we’re almost there. Yes, spring is almost upon us and most people are gleeful at the thought. But before anyone gets too carried away with the euphoria of it all, let’s make sure we grab the last opportunities to grab some of the many opportunities that winter offers. 1. Take …

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Kent’s weird and wacky off-the-wall competitions, including custard pie championships, walking the plank, and oyster eating

Maidstone’s own World Custard Pie Championships are expected to attract interest from all over the world when they return with a splat on Saturday, June 6. The big day, which will be held in its birthplace, Coxheath, pits teams of four against eachother in a fun – but fiercely-contested – pie-throwing competition, throwing left handed. But it’s not the only …

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Large pearl discovered in oyster bought on the isle

David Redfearn discovered a peal Comments (0) A SEAFOOD lover was shocked to discover a large pearl while tucking into an oyster at Manning’s Seafood stall in Margate David Redfern who lives in Broomfield, near Herne visits Margate weekly to shop for seafood where he usually buys whelks and when available, oysters.  He said “they are particularly good oysters at Manning’s. I have been eating …

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Video: when the sea froze in Herne Bay and Whitstable

If you were born or just lived for a while in Herne Bay or Whitstable, you’d have heard at least a dozen of times about the big freeze – when the sea actually froze. Numerous books, pictures and films have been published on the winters of 1947 and 1963 but these two videos are truly special. In the following video you …

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