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Woman who helped save her fiance thanks emergency crews

Quick-thinking Jo gave CPR – now she calls on people to donate to air ambulance A woman has described the terrifying moment her fiance suffered a catastrophic a heart attack – forcing her to perform emergency CPR to keep him alive. Quick-thinking Jo Cleary, 48, leapt to Grahame Mitchell’s aid as he collapsed to the kitchen floor as the couple …

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Ambulance stations face ‘downgrading’

Herne Bay building will become ‘community response post’ THREE ambulance stations are to be downgraded to ‘community response posts’. Ambulance officials say staff from Canterbury, Herne Bay and Deal will relocate to Thanet to a new state of the art centre where specialist teams prepare ambulances for paramedics before their shift starts. The plans, due to come into force next …

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Ambulance shake-up will mean closing stations

‘We’ll get to patients more quickly with these changes’ Ambulance bosses claim radical moves to close stations and base crews in Thanet will improve response times. The re-organisation is due to take effect from next month – spelling the end for Canterbury ambulance station, with paramedics instead parked up at “response posts”. Crews covering Herne Bay will also be based …

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Rescuers save duo stuck in the mud

A MOTHER and daughter rescued after sinking up to their waist in mud at Bishopstone have thanked those who helped them. Pier Trust chairman Doreen Stone and her daughter were stranded on Sunday after going alter their dog, who had run onto the mud — the result of a landslide — and got into trouble. After friends raised the alarm, …

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IN BRIEF

Man rescued after falling into pond STUDD HILL: Fire crews helped rescue a man who tell into a pond in Herne Bay on Tuesday. Paramedics, police officers and the Kent Air Ambulance were called to Studd Hill at 10.45am after the incident, believed to be in the man’s garden in Singer Avenue. A spokesman for Kent Fire and Rescue said …

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Snowed under as schools shut and roads freeze over

SNOW and ice brought much of the district to standstill on Thursday and Friday. An estimated 10cm fell over-night on Wednesday across Canterbury, Whitstable, Herne Bay and Faversham causing many schools to close and forcing some commuters to abandon journeys into work. By Friday, temperatures remained below freezing as icy conditions took hold. Many public services were still unable to …

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