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Dr Rishi Goel was awarded a grant of between £10,000 and £30,000 to help him develop the service

A doctor at Kingston Hospital has won funding to develop a new service for Inflammatory Bowel Disease patients.

Dr Rishi Goel, Consultant Gastroenterologist and Lead for IBD Services at Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, will be given between £10,000 and £30,000 to pilot a new digital portal which IBD patients can use to self-manage their care.

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Colonel Cramps, a candidate in the Chessington by-election / Credit: Official Monster Raving Loony Party

An astonishing 13 candidates have been nominated by the Official Monster Raving Loony Party to run for a seat on Kingston Council in the upcoming Chessington South Ward by-election.

The Casual Count of Corinthian, Rev. Robbie the Radical Recyclist and Kingstonian Newt are three of the candidates known collectively as the 'lucky 13' from the Lucky Rover Pub in Chessington.

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GALLERY: Kingston re-opens!

By Ellie Brown - Local Democracy Reporter

15th Apr 2021 | Local News

Shoppers queue up to go to Primark/ All photo credits: Oliver Monk

Shops, hairdressers, gyms, and outdoor hospitality are all now back open for business in Kingston.

And the town centre and high street were thriving today, with shoppers queuing up to get into much-missed outlets such as TK Maxx and John Lewis.

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