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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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Report: 15th Nov 2012 – Old Ashford

Members enjoyed a talk by Richard Filmer entitled “Old Ashford” at the Society’s last meeting. It was illustrated by a large selection of images showing scenes when Ashford was essentially a market town acting as a hub for all the surrounding villages and he described many of the traditional trades such as milling, brewing and tile-making as well as highlighting the farming influences such as …

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