Anger at 'unreasonable' outside dining charges

Restaurant owners in Whitstable are claiming they are being treated unfairly by Canterbury council for charging them £5,000 to put tables and chairs outside their premises.

They claim that cafes and restaurants in Canterbury are only being charged £150.

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Outdoor eating 'costs a fortune'

Restaurant owners at Whitstable in Kent, who are being charged £5,000 a year to put tables outside, claim they are being treated unfairly by the local council.