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Head of news & sport: Peter Guise 

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A teenager from Herne Bay who was reported missing has been found and is safe police have confirmed.

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Kent Police are seeking further witnesses to a fatal incident that occurred off the Herne Bay coast in May this year. 

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Kent Police are appealing for witnesses following a collision involving a motorcycle which resulted in the death of a 20 year old man from the Medway area. 

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Kent Police have issued reminders to be extra vigilant about maintaining security following an increase in thefts from vehicles. 

Scott Turner

A Crowdfunder page has been set up to replace a Bay Promo Team organisers push bike after it was stolen while he was working on the air show last Saturday. 

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It used to be called the 11+ but is now known as the Kent Test

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Police have reportedly spent the afternoon carrying out a search of waste ground off Sweechbridge Road & the Thanet Way. 

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Herne Bay Coastal Community Team’s Nigel Hancock – speaking on Radio Cabin 94.6 FM has praised the work of the Town Ambassadors

Heron Sculpture

Art enthusiasts are hoping to obtain £100,000 to erect a metal sculpture of a heron at the end of Herne Bay’s harbour arm.

The mechanical representation would move its wings to signify the ebbing and flowing of the tide – that movement powered by the tide itself.


Commuting to work from Herne Bay by rail will be 3.6% dearer from next January. The price rise – which is settled annually – is based on the retail price index – and that has come under fire from commuter associations as it is higher than the consumer price index used for inflation indexing.