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Doncaster healthcare worker steps up to beat cancer

A maternity support worker at Doncaster Royal Infirmary is undertaking Cancer Research UK’s 10,000 steps a day challenge to raise funds to help in the fight against the disease.

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International recognition for Doncaster cardiac service

International recognition for Doncaster cardiac service

A cardiac service at Doncaster and Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals has been awarded an internationally recognised accreditation, which it will hold for the next five years.

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Green-fingered Doncaster gardener creates little oasis of tranquillity

Green-fingered Doncaster gardener creates little oasis of tranquillity

A green fingered gardener has created a little oasis of tranquillity at a Swallownest unit for people with mental health needs, thanks to a programme of vocational support for patients.

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The Holiday Inn at Warmsworth.

Landmark Doncaster hotel sold off to healthcare firm in £6.5 million deal

A landmark Doncaster hotel has been sold off to healthcare company in a £6.5 million deal.

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Over 50s invited to try out walking football

North Lincolnshire Council is running walking football sessions aimed at getting people up and active.

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Ed Miliband was runner-up in the local MP stakes.

Doncaster MPs back pledge on cider tax

Doncaster MPs Caroline Flint and Ed Miliband have backed a Government pledge to consult on tax levels for strong cider.

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James at Northern Generals familial hypercholesterolemia clinic

Doncaster dad in heart condition alert

A Doncaster dad is 20 times more likely to have heart disease because of a faulty gene.

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Lydia Parkhurst, aged 20, who has type 1 diabates. Lydia visted Downing Street to speak to fellow sufferer Prime Minister Theresa May to speak to her about the condition after meeting her at a charity event.

Doncaster diabetes sufferer meets Prime Minster

A young Doncaster woman who has type 1 diabetes has been to Downing Street to raise awareness of her condition.

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Ovarian cancer - do you know the symptoms?

March is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month and North Lincolnshire Council and Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust are joining forces to raise awareness of the symptoms women should look out for.

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The affected eggs.

Popular Easter eggs recalled over health risk

Two easter eggs, made by a popular premium chocolate brand have been recalled after it was revealed that they could pose a health risk to some customers.

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Doncaster child sexual exploitation workers shortlisted for award

Doncaster child sexual exploitation workers shortlisted for award

Three Doncaster workers have been shortlisted in a national award for their work in helping to tackle child sexual exploitation (CSE) in Doncaster.

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Doncaster woman smashes £2,000 mark for marathon to remember sister-in-law

Doncaster woman smashes £2,000 mark for marathon to remember sister-in-law

Doncaster resident Sally Deakin is preparing to push herself to the limit next month (Sunday April 23) in her first ever London Marathon.

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Children’s Disney ward at hospital receives 50 cuddly toys

Big-hearted Lions members recently dropped off 50 cute cuddly toys which will be given out to children who attend A&E or the Disney ward.

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Fit more walking into your lifestyle and improve health

North Lincolnshire Council is working with national charity, Living Streets, to motivate people in our area to fit more walking into their everyday lives.

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New scheme is helping unemployed young people get into work

Young people are gaining an invaluable insight into working life thanks to a new scheme.

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Dr Rupert Suckling, Assistant Director of Public Health at Doncaster Council.

Illegal cigarettes seized in Doncaster shop raid

Trading Standards and South Yorkshire Police have seized around 6,000 packets of illicit cigarettes and half a kilogramme of fake rolling tobacco from a shop in Doncaster.

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Ride to work and win a trip to Cuba

Ride to Work Week is a fun, free competition between workplaces to see which can get the most staff to try cycling to work between Monday 13 and Sunday 19 March.

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Recovering drug and alcohol addicts can REC-CONNECT with Sheffield community

A new project aimed at building links between people who are recovering from alcohol and drug abuse with their local community has been launched in Sheffield.

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With some of the octopus are healthcare assistant Leanne Wilson, staff nurse Emily Whittle, Pippa Curtin, Pippas mum Val Lawson, senior staff nurse Belinda Westfield, advanced healthcare assistant Lucie Close

Octopuses help to heal premature babies at Scunthorpe Hospital

Grieving mum Pippa Curtin is urging knitters to create cuddly octopuses for the well being of premature babies.

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ALZHEIMER’S: A touching tribute to seeing a friend with the debilitating disease

A petition calling for a halt to plans to put the care of more than 40 patients with severe and complex forms of Alzheimer’s and dementia out to tender has nearly 800 signatures and supporters believe it will top a 1,000.

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