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Head of news & sport: Peter Guise 

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The Herne Bay Coastal Community Team has launched its ground-breaking Community Raffle aimed at providing much needed cash for local community groups, projects, local events and further fund-raising schemes.

Tickets for the Community Raffle, which aims to raise £20,000, will be on sale at participating retail outlets and restaurants throughout August with the grand draw taking place during the final of Bay Fest on Saturday 26th August at 6pm on the main stage on the Clock Tower Plaza.

Sturry Level Crossing © 2017 Google

The new Sturry By-Pass Plans are out for public consultation.

The proposed road aims to reduce traffic through the centre of Sturry, relieve congestion at the Sturry level crossing and cater for extra traffic from the new housing proposed at Sturry, Broad Oak and at Herne Bay.