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Motorcyclist inured in Herne Bay collision

Comments (0) A motorcyclist has been taken to hospital after a collision with a car in Herne Bay this afternoon. Kent Police was called at 12.20pm following a collision between a Nissan and the motorbike on Canterbury Road. The collision was close to the junction with Hicks Forstal Road. Officers and Secamb attended the scene and the male motorcyclist was taken …

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Saharan dust and air pollution combine to create toxic smog over Kent

Health chiefs have warned those with breathing problems such as asthma to be on their guard tomorrow as Saharan dust and pollution combines to create a toxic smog over Kent. The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) says air pollutants will be high to very high over Kent. People could experience sore eyes and throat due to the poor …

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Goodness knows what idiot has suggested closing down the Pilgrims Hospice. It was built more than 40 years ago to give terminal patients the peace and pain-free treatment they needed at the end of their lives. Around 40 years ago I had to nurse my husband with terminal cancer for five months before he died. I was 40 and had …

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The decision to close the beds at the hospice fills me with horror. Unless you have personal experience of what it is like to be a carer, you have no idea about the lack of support. There are some people who get the support we imagine is available, but that seems to be only for a select privileged few. My …

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‘The majority of people would rather die in their own home’

The reaction to our announcement shows just how much the local community cares about Pilgrims and we can assure you that we all share that passion. While we have been able to provide this support for many, it is still only a small proportion of those who need it. The majority, almost 90%, die in hospital, care homes or their …

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