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Farmer tells housing opponents to 'stop being selfish'

Retired farmer Vincent Brealy says that his lands have always been subject to the needs of a growing town

Retired farmer Vincent Brealy says people should welcome plans for 800 homes and focus their attention on ensuring that it serves people's needs

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Builder part-blinded in freak accident 'saved from homelessness'

Jason was part-blinded in a freak accident

A builder who spiralled into depression after losing the sight in one eye is one of hundreds saved from homelessness by a unique project.

Legal tangle hits youth club hopes

Mark Kerr and Andy Robinson are now looking for alternative sites

'Gutted' promoters look for new site for youth arts project after discovering that a legal covenant restricts uses of former Talk nightclub

Owner agrees to relax legal restrictions

Makcaris cafe owner Hassan Hassan says he inherited the legal covenant from previous owners

Owner of Makcaris cafe has agreed to relax legal covenant restricting potential new uses of the former Talk nightclub in Herne Bay

Knife thug on the run could be in Herne Bay

Jerry Monerville could be in Herne Bay

A racist robber who sliced open an Asian boy's cheek has fled while on special release from prison and could be in east Kent.

Hasland dancers earn huge medal haul

Hasland Dance Studios in Herne Bay

Youngsters from Hasland Dance Studios in Herne Bay won 11 gold, eight silver and seven bronze awards at the Thanet Dance Festival.

Single mum wins sex discrimination case

Former barmaid Gemma Marshall was awarded £6,000

An ex-barmaid has won damages after successfully fighting a sex discrimination case against a club for ex-servicemen.

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Single mum wins sex discrimination case

Former barmaid Gemma Marshall was awarded £6,000

Gemma Marshall won more than £6,000 in her case against the United Forces Social Club at the Employment Tribunal in Ashford

Body found in a ditch

Police are still at the scene where a man was found yesterday afternoon

A man was discovered dead in a drainage ditch yesterday afternoon.

Four injured in car crash near Herne

Paramedics and fire crews called after car crashes and bursts into flames near Canterbury Garden Centre in Herne Common

Outrage as diggers move in to clear protected land

Councillors were furious to find land they had fought to keep protected was being cleared to make way for car parking.

Briary children stage Victorian play

Please sir, can we have some more? Briary pupils took a step back in time to the Victorian age in their school play

Man hurt in crane collapse

A man was injured when a mobile crane collapsed in Broomfield. Library image

A building site worker has been taken to hospital after a crane toppled onto a trench he was working in today.

Woman left deformed by botched surgery to sue

Margaret Erskine is suing the hospital trust

A breast cancer survivor faced a new battle... after surgery performed by a now-disgraced surgeon left her in agony.

Horrified villagers oppose homes

800 homes could be built at Strode Farm

Developers insist a new 800-home scheme will not take away a village's identity as they submit plans for an 85 acre site.

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Traders preparing for Saturday market move

Market traders and retailers have given their views ahead of the Herne Bay Saturday market being moved into the town centre from its King's Road site

Market move approved but stalls told to keep the noise down

Shoppers peruse stalls at Herne Bay Saturday market at the King's Road site

Canterbury City Council has stopped traders using microphones or amplified sound when the Herne Bay Saturday market moves into the town centre in May

Special invite for mums at Avenue Nursery

Jordan Westbury and Clare Hyland with their children at Avenue nursery for Mother's Day

Children at Avenue Nursery held a special Mother's Day event at the nursery school last week

Children inspired by West End hits at dance festival

Children from local primary schools in Whitstable and Herne Bay took part

Primary school children from Whitstable and Herne Bay joined pupils from Herne Bay High School for an action packed dance festival

Herne Bay lesbian couple will wed under new marriage laws

Sian Kimberley Jones and Rachel Kendall will be among the first local couples to wed under new marriage laws

Lesbian couple from Herne Bay will be among the first to wed under changes to marriage laws which begin on Saturday

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