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Since my last report there has been a full cycle of Committee meetings; the next Cabinet meeting is Thursday Feb 21 evening. At the Cabinet Meeting on Thursday Jan 17 the Cabinet raised the rent for houses in Southwell, some increases will be over 6% on top of rises of 6.8% in the previous year. […]

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East Midlands Ambulance Service seem to be listening

by Peter Harris on 29 January, 2013

My concern about the response time of the Ambulance Service, along with many other residents’ worries are supposed to have been addressed by the EMAS. The Ambulance Trust want to create a few Ambulance hubs and a number of points where ambulances would wait. The Newark Ambulance Station was to close. A new proposal for […]

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Newark Hospital campaign continues

by Peter Harris on 29 January, 2013

The District Council has shown its support for Newark Hospital. This follows the debate on an Adjournment Debate held earlier this month at Parliament. In the debate Dr Dan Poulter the Health Minister said that he hoped that Sherwood Forest Hospital Trust could improve the Minor Injuries Unit at Newark to take Category 2 incidents. […]

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The news that the East Midlands Ambulance Service (EMAS) have delayed their decision on the future of Ambulance Stations across the East Midlands has been welcomed. EMAS had intended to make the decision on their proposals to close 66 Ambulance Stations across the East Midlands, including the one in Newark, at a board meeting on […]

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Why has the County Council not defended Newark Hospital?

by Peter Harris on 20 September, 2011

In March this year Peter Harris led Newark and Sherwood District Council in unanimously voting to support the call for an Independent Review. This appeared to be supported by the Conservatives at County Hall in their Health and Wellbeing Standing Committee held a few weeks later. I am now very deeply concerned to learn that […]

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