Local NHS 111 Services Running Well

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The NHS is reassuring local residents that their 111 urgent care service in south Essex is working well and that patients can be confident of getting a good quality service. It stresses that patients calling the number over the busy bank holiday period in early May 2013 received a speedy and efficient service from the […]

Essex Fire Museum Receives Lottery Grant

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Thanks to the £39,500 awarded by Heritage Lottery Funding, Essex Fire Museum is to create an oral history of Essex County Fire and Rescue Service. The money will be spent on creating a smartphone and tablet app which will capture the living memories of former firefighters and fire service staff and enable virtual access to […]

Being a Giraffe: a poem by Paul Brooks

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Why is a giraffe so tall? They have seven bones in their necks No different to us And we can do many things they can not They are born with a drop Which they don’t all survive They can’t make a sound As they have no voice box They can’t swim Their bodies aren’t designed […]