Bexley’s NHS services will receive more than £900,000 of extra funding this winter to help alleviate growing pressures on our hospitals, the Department for Health announced yesterday (Wednesday, October 17).
Kent’s Joe Denly and Rory Burns of Surrey earned earned their first Test call-ups for England’s forthcoming tour of Sri Lanka on Friday, but national selector Ed Smith insists there is no pressure to become “the new Alastair Cook”.
Kent opener Zak Crawley hit a fluent maiden first-class century to bolster his side’s promotion hopes and leave the Hop County in total command of their Specsavers County Championship clash with Division Two basement side Glamorgan.
An assured innings of 46 from Keaton Jennings and a captain’s cameo of 30 not out by Dane Vilas proved enough for Lancashire to land a six-wicket win over Kent in a low-scoring Vitality Blast quarter-final in Canterbury on Thursday night.
Mohammad Abbas took 6-48, his best return for Leicestershire, as bowlers continued to hold the upper hand on the second day of the Specsavers County Championship match with promotion rivals Kent that ended very much in the balance at Grace Road.
Bexley nurses caring for patients with life-limiting illnesses will have more time to do their jobs and better access to information thanks to a donation from Yorkshire Building Society Charitable Foundation.