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2008-08-19 00:00:30

By caroline fisher A Bid to build a new state-of- the-art hospital on the edge of Moreton-in-Marsh has been called "hare-brained". Charles Young, backed by fellow residents, said buses would need to run flat out to ferry patients and visitors to the out-of-town site. He spoke out at a public consultation at Moreton's Fire Service College. The firefighters' training centre has offered part of its campus, on the A44 London Road, as a potential site for a hospital and healthcare village....

2008-08-14 00:00:44

Plans for Moreton-in- Marsh's new hospital will be on display on Friday. Residents can give their views on the proposed development at the Fire Service College, on the A44 London Road. The world-famous firefighters' training centre and planning authority Cotswold District Council are holding a consultation event from 10am to 3pm at the Redesdale Hall in Moreton. A new state-of-the-art hospital was earmarked for the town, following the announcement of a pounds13.2 million grant for...

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  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
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