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Hospice ward axe divides opinions

ON MAY 8, the closure of Pilgrims Hospice’s inpatient ward from 2016, with the loss of 16 beds, was announced. Chief executive Steve Auty said the change would help cope with increased demand in an aging population. Tim Bates has heard views both for and against…. BEREAVED mum Bev Carroll does not support the Pilgrims Hospices decision to close its …

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Shock, sadness… and fears donations could fall away

THINK AGAIN SAVE OUR HOSPICE – SPECIAL REPORT Bosses at Canterbury’s Pilgrims Hospice are under mounting pressure to rethink the planned closure of the 16-bed care unit. They claim the charity-run centre, which opened in 1982, is “no longer fit for purpose” and closing it will save £500,000 a year. Instead, they want to expand hospice care in the community, …

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Look at the real fracking figures, Prime Minister

A piece of my mind TV writer, author and local campaigner Julie Wassmer gives her views… AFTER being arrested at a fracking protest at Barton Moss, Salford, Whitstable resident Laura Clayson said: “When your kids ask what you did to secure their future, you want to be able to look at them and say you did everything you could.” Laura’s …

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