LETTER: Progress on plans for Clitheroe Hospital

Progress on the new hospital at last.

The community owes a big vote of thanks to Ms Jackie Hadwen who has doggedly persued the project and consulted at every stage with local interests. We all now have a duty to attend the drop-in sessions and not miss any opportunity to show how much we want and value this facility.

Last time we were told the money was available but following delays caused by a well-meaning (but in my view misguided) effort to save the old workhouse building there were changes in NHS organisation and the economic climate and all was lost.

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Don’t lose it this time, full steam ahead before there is another U-turn!