The Hambleton, Richmondshire and Whitby CCG agreed yesterday to close Wards 14 & 15 at The Friarage and 'decant' the patients to Bishop Auckland, Darlington and Middlesbrough. In the presentation yesterday, they said that 65% of the respondents supported the closure totally ignoring the 347 people who signed our petition against the closure. We may … Continue reading CCG Board votes to close Wards 14 & 15
Michael Bloomberg, the billionaire media mogul who employs 4,000 people in the UK, says Brexit is the “single stupidest thing any country has ever done” apart from electing Donald Trump as President. He also said, “It is really hard to understand why a country that was doing so well wanted to ruin it. It was not … Continue reading Brexit is the “single stupidest thing any country has ever done”
On Friday the 13th it was really unlucky for Nigel Farage and his fellow Brexiters. The Times published a YouGov poll which showed that 47% now think it is wrong to leave the EU and only 42% think it's right to leave the EU. Women are even stronger remainers with 49% for staying against only 40% for … Continue reading The tide is turning on Brexit
John Redwood was interviewed on Today on BBC Radio 4 and he told even more porkies. About Article 50, he said 'under the Treaty the process is irreversible'. That is a bare-faced lie. Article 50 was deliberately designed to be reversible. Don't take my word for it - check with Scottish peer who wrote it. He … Continue reading John Redwood
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The British Chambers of Commerce have reported a significant slowing in the UK economy because of the fall in the £ and uncertainty over Brexit. Lord Adonis is concerned about the state of our infrastructure - roads, rail and broadband is falling behind our competitors. The NHS is on it's knees. Local services are being … Continue reading Do the Tories live in a different country to me?
We're still fighting the closure of the Mental Health wards at The Friarage. Now the South Tees Hospitals NHS Trust is 'engaging' with the public over the future of the hospital. The first engagement session was at Northallerton Town Hall on Monday 9th October. They are using the difficulty in recruiting anaesthetists to, essentially, downgrade … Continue reading The Future of The Friarage
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The Editor of Leave HQ has produced an incredible blog about how he sees Britain after Brexit in the direction the Government is going. Remember this is written by a pro-Leave person! Manufacturing "In the first year or so we are going to lose a lot of manufacturing. Virtually all JIT (just-in-time) export manufacturing will … Continue reading I don’t think this is an April Fool!