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A look inside the mysterious Villa Gaverzicht: “A bathroom … (Inland)

Kortrijk / Waregem – The mysterious villa along Churchilllaan in Waregem will open its doors to the general public this weekend. Even though all spots are sold out, Het Nieuwsblad ensures that you can still take a look at the art deco-modernist house. An exhibition by Kortrijk artist Jonas Vansteenkiste (36) commissioned by the intercommunal … Read more

General practitioner and professor Jan (61) loses to the enemy where he … (Merchtem)

Merchtem – Dr. Professor Jan Vandevoorde (61) of the Merchtem GP’s Group Practice has lost the battle against the corona virus. The Merchtem doctor contracted the virus and died on Sunday afternoon after hospitalization in intensive care. Family, acquaintances and the entire general practice to which Dr. Jan was connected, react dismayed. “It is with … Read more

He turned the battle against illness into his life’s work for only 15 years … (Buggenhout)

Buggenhout – Since his daughter Dorien died of a brain tumor fifteen years ago, Eric Dalemans (59) from Buggenhout, together with his wife Kristien Maes and Erkrido, the Buggenhout branch of Kom op tegen Kanker, has dedicated himself to the fight against cancer. This disease has now cost him his own life: Eric died of … Read more

Corona patients from other cities and the flu: can Ghentse … (Ghent)

Gent – The Ghent hospitals threaten to have to receive corona patients from other regions. Berths are filling up in Brussels and in the south of East Flanders. For the time being there is still room in Ghent, but the flu period is also imminent. “The pressure on healthcare remains great,” says Jan De Maeseneer, … Read more