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Doncaster safe haven for Saturday night revellers who have had too much to drink

Saturday night revellers in Doncaster will soon be able to head to a safe haven in the town centre.

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Worksop mum urges parents to ‘ditch the dummy’ after son’s speech problems

Worksop mum urges parents to ‘ditch the dummy’ after son’s speech problems

A Worksop mum has urged parents to “ditch the dummy” after noticing the effects one had on her baby son’s speech.

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FEATURE: Be prepared for cold winter months and help to stay well

The cold winter weather can be harmful to health, especially for elderly and vulnerable people, and North Lincolnshire Council is urging Isle residents to do a few simple things to keep themselves and their family well this winter – including getting the flu vaccine.

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North Lincolnshire cleaning team shines among the best

A specially designed multi-skilled hospital role has been recognised at a national awards ceremony.

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New study reveals lack of awareness from parents at spotting symptoms of meningitis

New study reveals lack of awareness from parents at spotting symptoms of meningitis

Parents admit they would struggle to identify the signs of meningitis, spot if their child was being bullied - or even perform CPR on a baby or child, a study has found.

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North Lincolnshire patients and carers head health event which showcases services

More than 200 North Lincolnshire patients, their carers and the public have headed to an event staged by a local health trust to show how they have worked hard to enhance the services they offer.

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Vital work of expanding charity inspired by Epworth’s Anna Verrico

Three years ago this month, hundreds of people turned out to mourn the death of a young mother of two from Epworth.

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Hypothermia: how to spot and treat it

Hypothermia: how to spot and treat it

With temperatures dropping this week, we look at recognising and dealing with hypothermia.

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Isle residents urged to improve physical activity during Self-Care Week

People across North Lincolnshire are being encouraged to look after themselves and become more knowledgeable about their health and lifestyle options this Self-Care Week 2016 to improve physical and mental wellbeing.

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Elizabeth Dudley (second from left) and 1st Belton Brownies

Isle mum’s plea for awareness

Despite suffering from a rare condition that went undiagnosed for eight of her 10 years, a young Isle brownie has a list of achievements under her belt.

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FEATURE: Turn it purple for Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month

FEATURE: Turn it purple for Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month

This month is Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month, and North Lincolnshire Council wants to raise awareness of the symptoms, and encourage people to talk about the disease.

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New midwifery kit North Lincolnshire

Hi-tech maternity mannequins to benefit mums from the Isle and across North Lincolnshire

Maternity teams at Scunthorpe and across North Lincolnshire have new high-tech training equipment to put the skills of maternity teams to the test during routine and emergency scenarios.

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Doncaster hospice launches Christmas raffle

Doncaster’s hospice has launched its annual Christmas raffle to raise vital funds for its appeal.

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Pedal power pupils at Doncaster school

Pupils at a Doncaster school have got pedal power thanks to a cash injection which has enabled the purchase of new bikes.

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North Lincolnshire health staff organise fancy dress fundraiser for dementia

A team of big-hearted Scunthorpe NHS staff are swapping their uniforms for fancy dress to raise money for people living with dementia.

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Generous man gives to hospice’s campaign to tick off bucket list

Generous man gives to hospice’s campaign to tick off bucket list

A kind-hearted man, who wants to complete 50 “feel good” things before turning 50-years-old, has donated towards the modernisation of a patient room at Lindsey Lodge Hospice.

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First aid tips for firework night

First aid tips for firework night

Leading first aid charity St John Ambulance is urging everyone to learn some basic first aid skills ahead of the Bonfire Night celebrations.

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Troubled NHS Trust appoints new finance director to fix deficit

Troubled NHS Trust appoints new finance director to fix deficit

Doncaster and Bassetlaw Hospitals Trust has appointed a new director of finance in a bid to resolve the debt crisis left by his predecessors.

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Doncaster boy who nearly died at birth starts school for the first time

Doncaster boy who nearly died at birth starts school for the first time

A little boy who nearly died at birth marked a huge milestone earlier this month as he started school for the first time.

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