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Hundreds storm out of Pilgrims’ Hospice meeting

Hundreds of furious people stormed out of a public meeting with executives and senior staff at the Pilgrims’ Hospice in Canterbury last week. Tensions ran high throughout the two and a half hour meeting, as hundreds of members of the public, and former healthcare professionals, stood up to oppose the decision to close the Canterbury hospice’s Inpatient Ward in 2016. …

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Hospice closure backlash

Fears donations could drop after shock announcement of closure of Pilgrims Hospice in Canterbury. Bosses at Canterbury’s Pilgrims Hospice are standing their ground over the planned closure of the 16-bed care unit despite a growing campaign to force them to change their minds. They claim the charity-run centre – which opened in 1982 – is “no longer fit for purpose” …

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Canterbury’s Pilgrims Hospice to close

“Hospice closure means we can care for more patients” A hospice boss says closing a third of its inpatient beds will mean more people with terminal or life-limiting illnesses can be cared for at home. Steve Auty, chief executive of Pilgrims Hospices, said hospice care was not about buildings but delivering care where people needed it, whether at home, in …

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2014 Friends

FRIENDS OF HERNE BAY IN BLOOM We would welcome help in any of the following areas; Planting Watering Project Maintenance Events Secretarial Work Publicity Treasurer … or any other projects which may be of interest. Contact us by email or by telephone 07540 392916

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2014 Competition!

HERNE BAY IN BLOOM GARDENING COMPETITION 2014 This is open to all residents and businesses in the CT6 area. A trophy and gardening vouchers sponsored by local businesses, clubs and societies can be won for all categories which include the following: Front Gardens Window Boxes Hanging Baskets Street and Shop Displays Environmental Projects Allotments Photograph of your Favourite aspect of …

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2014 Giveaway!

HERNE BAY IN BLOOM FREE PLANT GIVEAWAY WEDS MAY 14th  10am – 2pm CLOCK TOWER PLAZA We are again assisting  in giving away free bulbs and plants when the seafront bedding is being replanted for the Summer This is one of the initiatives that has been very popular over the past few years and is an excellent way of recycling …

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If you live in the Canterbury City Council area…

There is a campaign afoot to improve the way our Council is run, by making it more democratic. The current “Leader & Executive” system concentrates power in just a few hands, resulting in decisions (opposing village green applications, the Westgate Towers traffic trial, the Local Plan and so on) that are against the public interest, and even against the wishes …

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Herne Bay in Bloom open evening 16th April

Please come along to our opening evening at St Bartholomew’s Church Hall, King Edward Avenue, Herne Bay Wednesday 16 April at 6.30pm. Join us for a cup of tea and a chat and take the opportunity to see Herne Bay in Bloom’s work in the town and discuss future plans. Please bring along your friends and any ideas for future …

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Visible Policing – have your say

Invitation to attend ‘Saving Visible Community Policing’ conference – Friday 6th December. It is our pleasure to invite you to our ‘Saving Visible Community Policing’ conference on the morning of Friday the 6th December 2013 at the Kent Police College, Coverdale Avenue, Maidstone, ME15 9DW. This is a real opportunity for you to have your say on the next round …

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Luncheon tickets up for grabs!

Wednesday 10th July will be a fun and busy day! We’ll be starting at noon with the grand opening by the Sheriff of Canterbury (Herne Bay’s own Cllr Ann Taylor). We’ve commissioned replicas of the original commemorative medallions that were distributed when the Hall opened. We have got enough for all the town’s school children, but as we can’t fit …

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