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COLUMN: Defend the NHS - it’s all we have left, by Roy Bainton

Over the past year, the political world as we knew it has been blown apart.

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Nominate a first aid hero

Nominate a first aid hero

St John Ambulance’s Everyday Heroes awards are back and the charity is searching for inspiring stories of first aid heroism.

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Youngsters more concerned with body image than success at work

Youngsters more concerned with body image than success at work

A new study has revealed two thirds of young people from Derbyshire would be happy to take a pay-cut if it meant achieving the perfect body.

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Warning as skin creams linked to 40 fire deaths

Warning as skin creams linked to 40 fire deaths

A group of skin creams containing paraffin have been linked to almost 40 fire deaths across Britain over the last decade.

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Could yogurt help people with symptoms of depression. (Source: Pixabay)

HEALTH: Five 'good mood foods' that can help fight depression

Scientists have discovered bio yoghurt has been able to lower the symptoms of depression.
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Jars of Lotus Biscoff Crunchy Biscuit Spread have been withdrawn over fears they are contaminated with small piece of metal.

Crunchy biscuit spread may contain metal

Jars of Lotus Biscoff Crunchy Biscuit Spread have been withdrawn over fears they are contaminated with small piece of metal.

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Slimmers’ fury as diet sausages revealed to be 800% worse than first claimed

Dieters have gone bonkers after low fat sausages they were pigging out were recategorised by Derbyshire-based Slimming World - as 800 percent worse than initially thought.

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The wooden alphabet toy

Tesco recall children’s toy over safety fears

Supermarket giant Tesco has recalled a children’s toy over fears that it could present a potential hazard.

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Pancake day first aid

Pancake day first aid

Hip hip hooray it’s pancake day!

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VIDEO: The Tinnitus Clinic launches pioneering treatment in Yorkshire

Tinnitus sufferers are being offered pioneering treatments with the launch of a leading new audiology clinic in Yorkshire.
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The bug is sweeping across schools in the UK.

Warning to parents over highly infectious bug sweeping UK schools

Shigellosis, a highly-infectious vomiting bug, is sweeping schools across the UK, leading to a warning to parents to know the symptoms.
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The great NHS gamble: what you need to know about the crisis facing England’s NHS

The great NHS gamble: what you need to know about the crisis facing England’s NHS

Government and National Health Service bosses must plug a multi-billion pound funding gap in the NHS budget.

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Girling & Bowditch Vets issued this image of Alabama Rot

Vet chiefs assure dog owners after new case of Alabama Rot reported in UK

Veterinary chiefs have issued assurances for dog owners after a new case of the potentially fatal disease, Alabama Rot, was reported in the UK.
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A new mobile SOS system could help save millions from health budgets.

Mobile phone SOS system for elderly could save NHS ‘millions’

A British entrepreneur has launched an ‘SOS’ service for the elderly which turns any mobile phone into a personal alarm and promises to save families and the NHS millions of pounds a year.

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Frostbite: How to treat and what to do

Frostbite: How to treat and what to do

Frostbite happens when parts of the skin and other tissues freeze due to low temperatures. 

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Intrepid women clamber over an A-frame during one of Race For Lifes Pretty Muddy events. (PHOTO BY: Liam McAvoy)

It’s pink, it’s muddy, it’s fun! Women urged to sign up for Race For Life at Clumber Park

Women in Worksop are being urged to be braver, stronger and pinker by signing up for this year’s Cancer Research UK Race For Life at Clumber Park.

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Rob Ferrol with (from left) son Andrew and fellow JDRF fundraisers, Linda Foy and Mia Richards.

Devoted dad goes the extra miles to help find cure for his young son

A fundraising drive by a devoted dad from Worksop, whose young son has a condition that cannot be cured, is to include a shot at the London Marathon.

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‘Hudson helped me through dark times’

‘Hudson helped me through dark times’

The bond between man and dog goes back for thousands of years - but for Mansfield’s Nathan Edge, the day he was introduced to his ‘best friend’ Hudson was truly life-changing.

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Whitwell family fundraise £2,100 for diabetes charity

Whitwell family fundraise £2,100 for diabetes charity

A former nurse from Whitwell has ended her first year of retirement having raised more than £2,100 for a leading medical charity.

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