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Shop local – you can’t afford not to

A while back I was having a conversation with a friend who was expressing doubts about local shopping. We were discussing the local farmers’ market in Wye in Kent and he was saying that he often visited in order to … Continue reading

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OUR PLACE WYE FOCUS ON CARE

Three Carers from Jasper on Vimeo. Things have been a bit quiet on the Our Place Wye project over the past couple of months. Maybe it was the election. Maybe the bureaucracy involved in accessing money from the Department of … Continue reading

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HEALTH ALERT 24

This morning, as part of the Our Place Wye programme, I went to a presentation of HealthAlert24 which is described as a “connectivity hub”: a simple touchscreen computer which offers support to those who aren’t regularly online/ do not have … Continue reading

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OUR PLACE: WYE. AN EXPLANATION

Village resident Dave Martin explains the need for Our Place: Wye. For a longer (6 minute) version, please visit: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RowAhbE-mNg

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SIMON STEVENS AND OUR PLACE

Simon Stevens, the new chief executive of the NHS, has given an interview to the Telegraph in which he has called for a return to cottage hospitals. The current system, he says, is robbing patients of “dignity and compassion”. Care … Continue reading

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