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Air ambulance called to park

HERNE BAY: Air ambulance crews landed in Herne Bay’s Memorial Park on Friday after an accident involving a woman on a mobility scooter. The woman was involved in a collision with a car as she crossed Kings Road at about 2.30pm. Paramedics alerted the Kent Air Ambulance who helped treat her at the scene before she was taken by land ambulance to the Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother Hospital in Margate. She is understood to have suffered an ankle injury.

Good cause quiz

HERNE BAY: A quiz next weekend will raise money for a project to supply clean water and education to Ugandan communities. Proceeds from the event at 7pm on Saturday, June 28 at Christ Church in William Street will go to The Hearing Hope Project. Teams of four to eight are welcome, or individuals will be put in teams. Entry is £5 per person and you should bring food and wine. E-mail thehearinghopeproject@gmail.com or call 07545 893801.

Cash for charity

HERNE BAY: A mental health charity has been given a grant of almost £2,000 from NHS Canterbury and Coastal Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG). The town’s Umbrella Centre, which provides support for adults with mental health problems, was given the money from the CCG’s community fund.

Herne Bay Times, June 18th 2014

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