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Drawing, Drones, Deliveries and Decisions

Hello all, it’s Kate Bentham here looking after Weekly Blog Club for week 16, I hope you’re all well and looking forward to finding out about the amazing 15 blogs we’ve had submitted this week. Big thanks to all our

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Pizzas are delivered………

On the Dumfries and Galloway Health blog this week we hear from Consultant Midwife Karen King. Karen blogs about promoting women to have a normal birth and the crucial role midwives have in supporting this. The emphasis in Karen’s blogs

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Angel Community Garden, Tonbridge

This week Karen Hart writes about the Angel Community Garden which is a project initiated by the local community to transform the featureless edge of a shopping centre car park. Karen talks to one of the many volunteers to celebrate the

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Smethwick Street Party 1953

Richard Overy shares a wonderful old photo with us of a street party to celebrate the Queen’s Coronation in 1953. The photo was taken in Smethwick and shows a whole host of interesting faces and clothes, allowing us a glimpse into the past.

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A parent in the Healthcare system (and proof I did not steal the DaVinci)

I have to admit that when I read Peter Bryden’s account of the birth of his first child I had tears running down my face. Peter and his wife did not experience the care you would expect during what became

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Webinars and cloud: breaking new ground

The Good Practice Exchange at the Wales Audit Office blog this week on a webinar they hosted looked at cloud computing. This webinar made a change from the seminars they have hosted previously and the blog offers a useful evaluation

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Seven things that made me smile today

A fantastic idea for a blog from Diane Sims who shares with us seven things which made her smile. Sometimes it may be a simple, small encounter which can bring a smile to our face, and in a fleeting moment

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