24 FEB 2015

New Dover Hospital

It was great to visit the new Dover Hospital site on Coombe Valley Road. They've made great progress and the new hospital will be open to patients in just a few short months. The new Dover Hospital will be a one stop shop for outpatient services. It will have a full range of diagnostics, day surgery and a revamped minor injuries unit. It will provide fantastic local health care and reduce difficulty journeys to big, faraway hospitals in Ashford and...


17 FEB 2015

Kerry Rubins £100K Legacy Party

It was fantastic to congratulate local campaigner, Kerry Rubins, on the £100,000 she and her team have helped raised for the Breakthrough Breast Cancer charity. I went to Kerry's '£100k legacy party' at Deal's Astor Theatre to celebrate the group's achievements. Over the past year, local campaigners have organised the Crocus Walk and other fundraisers to raise money for breast cancer treatment and recovery. It just shows what we can achieve as a community when...


13 FEB 2015

New defibrillator for Deal

I joined local resident, Beverley-Jayne Last, in Sainsburys Deal to drum up support to raise £1,500 for a new community defibrillator in Deal. The campaign was part of the Heartstart's campaign for a new defibrillator. Beverley's appeal eventually raised in excess of £2,200 – more than enough for a defibrillator. It was an incredible effort and thanks to everyone who helped out. When someone has a heart attack, every minute is critical. The new defibrillator...



Charlie's long standing campaign for Human Rights Reform is now being taken up by the Conservatives. Here Charlie makes the case for reform on the Daily Politics.


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