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Burger restaurant is latest chain to head for Canterbury

BURGER fans in Canterbury might be pleased after Gourmet Burger Kitchen (GBK) started work on a new restaurant in St Peters Street, next to Subway. It is expected to officially open to the public on July 6 and will join other popular chains such as Ask Italian, Wildwood, and Nando’s. GBK is known for its large burgers, fresh produce and …

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Wildwood founder recalls his early search for a job

It can be a tough task for current students to land a job after completing their studies at university, with dozens of job applications, CVs to prepare and cover letters to write. But imagine applying for 500 jobs, attending hundred of interviews, and applying for countless PhD programmes – only to be turned down every time. That was the story …

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Whitstable WI

2015 began on a high note with a good meeting. Many things are planned for the year ahead, this being the centenary year in June. Next Thursday sees the start with a meal at the Plough Swalecliffe. Two new groups are beginning in February – Singing for fun and knit and natter. At the last meeting, Helen Howard talked on Of …

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Oh dear – there’s a deer in your house…

Calm down dear – it’s only a deer! But this six-week-old calf is quickly becoming one of the deer-est animals at Wildwood to keeper Gary Reynolds, after he took on the role of its mum. The creature needed hand-rearing after its mother’s milk dried up so he had to bring it back to his home in Studd Hill to feed …

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Small Mammal Survey


The Friends of the Downs are working with Wildwood and the Kent Mammal Group to carry out a survey of the tiny furry beasties that scurry about trying to keep out of sight.

Wildwood are running two courses that you need to go on to qualify you for safely handing the small mammals. You will need to go on both courses.

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Meeting with CCC at the King’s Hall

[Rosemary Selling was taking proper minutes – this is the condensed version…] FotD: Cllr Gillian Reuby, Phil Rose, Ros McIntryre, Phil CheesemanCCC Outdoor Leisure: Richard Griffiths, Rosemary SellingCCC Street Scene: Richard DavidsonKent Wildlife Trust: Fred Booth 1. Richard Griffiths (RG) told us that the Downs Management Plan would now be part of a wider Management Plan for the QE2 Coastal …

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