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Sheffield Space for Cycling Big Ride set for another success

The 2018 Big Ride on Saturday 28th April will see hundreds of people get on their bikes and take to the streets to call for Space for Cycling in Sheffield.

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Steve Shergold with the couple's daughter Esmee

Mum and wife speaks out about the devastation of bowel cancer

April is Bowel Cancer Awareness Month; as the month draws to a close, Team Verrico’s Head of Social Media, Gina Shergold, shared her personal experience of the disease.

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Curtis with dad Stephen

Fundraising kidney patient to take on assault course challenge alongside donor dad

A new father who lost the function of both his kidneys only to have his life saved by his own donor dad, is taking on a military assault course to raise cash for Sheffield Hospitals Charity.

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Max Bartle

Soon-to-qualify nurses tour South Yorkshire hospitals

Doncaster and Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals (DBTH) hosted a number of nurse and midwifery recruitment open days in March and April, showcasing the exciting opportunities available across the Trust’s main three sites for newly qualified clinicians.

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Helping Sheffield people prevent diabetes

Help and support is available for people in Sheffield who are at risk of developing the Type 2 diabetes – that’s the message as part of Diabetes Prevention Week (April 16-22).

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Sue Taylor

COLUMNIST: What really constitutes a good diet?

During the past 50 years there has been much debate on the optimal dietary advice for improving long-term health in the general population as well as in people with established cardiovascular disease, diabetes, high blood pressure obesity, osteoporosis and other problems related to the Western lifestyle.

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Alistair Gunn at Ambulance Leadership Forum

Yorkshire Ambulance Service staff win national awards

Yorkshire Ambulance Service NHS Trust (YAS) is celebrating after two members of staff won awards for their outstanding contribution.

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Experts are on hand to help you stop smoking

South Yorkshire firefighters support smokers in quitting campaign

Adwick fire station is to play host to a series of Stop Smoking Services to help Doncaster residents quit the habit.

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Raising money for youngsters with autism

Friends and family from the Isle gathered on a dreary Easter Sunday to take part in an autisum awareness event.

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President’s year of fundraising boosts hospice

Lindsey Lodge Hospice has been given a £3,060 boost thanks to a year of fundraising by a big-hearted local golfer.

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Holly Mumby-Croft

Notice served on failing hospital patient transport service

Notice has been serbved on the failing Thames Ambulance Service Ltd which provides transport services to thousands of North Lincolnshire residents to and from hospital and surgeries for treatment.

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Handing over the grant

Team Verrico gives grant of £9,338 for vital cancer research

Charities are required by law to set aims and objectives and to work within those.

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Karen and Ben

Daring mother and son duo sky dive for hospice

A North Lincolnshire mother and son duo took their fundraising to new heights by parachuting from a plane at 15,000 feet, raising over £1,000 for their local hospice.

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Have your healthcare needs covered this Easter holiday

Have your healthcare needs covered this Easter holiday and know where to get treatment should you need it.

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Helmet at the ready for Egg Run

Superbike star James Toseland to lead hundreds of bikers as Egg Run returns to Sheffield

Superbike star James Toseland is set to lead hundreds of bikers as Egg Run returns for Sheffield children’s hospital.

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Doncaster hospital team up with Healthwatch to stress the importance of good nutrition

A team of nutrition link nurses at Doncaster and Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals (DBTH) have teamed up with Healthwatch Doncaster to promote the importance of good nutrition and hydration for patients while they are in hospital, which often helps speed up recovery.

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Chris North

Doncaster bank employee set for spell behind bars

A Doncaster bank employee is going to be sent down on April 4, but it’s all for a good cause.

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Doncaster Voices: Doncaster.... is it truly disabled friendly town?

Doncaster Voices: Doncaster.... is it truly disabled friendly town?

If you want to get involved in DFP weekly Voices forum, submit 150 words, name, title & photo to barbara.craythorn@jpress.co.uk and your views may appear next week when the timely subject, marking March 20 spring start, is “What spring clean would you give Doncaster?”

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Sophie Smith (left) and Selina Doyle (right) of Lindsey Lodge Hospice

Couple scoop lottery rollover jackpot

Fun for all the family is promised at a North Lincolnshire hospice’s ‘Easter Eggstravaganza’ on Saturday March 31.

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COLUMN: How could I have cancer?

March is prostate cancer awareness month, which highlights the most common cancer in men.

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