Karen Constantine behind the var in The Churchill Tavern, Ramsgate

Thanet pubs serve welcome news

No doubt aided by our thriving tourism trade, the number of pubs we have on the Isle of Thanet has remained stable since 2001. Additionally, we are seeing higher growth in employment in this sector than the national average. Figures released this week by the Office for National Statistics show a sad, steady decline in the […]

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IC24 is failing NHS patients

A GP out-of-hours service provider in Kent has made the news this week over safety concerns. IC24 (Integrated Care 24 Limited), based in Ashford, has the contract to provide the 111 non-emergency call service and GPs across the South East.  I was extremely concerned to hear that a manager at IC24 was warning that the […]

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