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Isle man taking 1,000 mile cycle challenge for dementia

An Isle man who took up cycling as therapy to help with his mental health is using his new found hobby to help raise money for dementia research.

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Sexual health services to be integrated in Northern Lincolnshire

Sexual health services in North and North East Lincolnshire will come together under one name on 1 December but there will be no change to the service.

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COLUMNIST: Doncaster is in the top three in the country with a weight problem

COLUMNIST: Doncaster is in the top three in the country with a weight problem

Recent figures reveal that Doncaster is one of the top three areas in the country with a weight problem, with around three-quarters of our local adult population classed as either overweight or obese.

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Let’s turn North Lincolnshire purple for Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month

November is Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month and North Lincolnshire Council is encouraging local businesses to light up their buildings purple to raise awareness of pancreatic cancer during this month.

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The Health Lottery is coming to your local area!

The Health Lottery will be raising money for good causes in Lincolnshire during the week beginning Sunday November 12 – and it needs your support.

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Autism early intervention centre opens in Doncaster

Autism early intervention centre opens in Doncaster

A new Early Intervention Centre for children with Autism or communication delays has opened in Doncaster providing specialist support for children and their families.

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Doncaster clinician’s stem cells save a child’s life

Doncaster clinician’s stem cells save a child’s life

A Doncaster clinician who joined the stem cell donation register has saved the life of a young child in America.

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Doncaster Trust begins search for new non-executive directors

Doncaster Trust begins search for new non-executive directors

Doncaster and Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals (DBTH) is looking for two skilled and energetic Non-executive Directors to join the Trust’s Board of Directors.

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Remember, remember first aid in November

Remember, remember first aid in November

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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Isle’s first ‘care farm’ is open to the community

Isle’s first ‘care farm’ is open to the community

A working farm in the Isle has transformed itself to reach out to people across the community.

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Ready, steady, Mo!

Ready, steady, Mo! Top tips for growing your moustache for Movember

It's that time of year again when men up and down the country take on a sudden uncanny resemblance to Tom Selleck.

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Yoga and pilates lovers stretch out in aid of Doncaster hospice

Yoga and pilates lovers stretch out in aid of Doncaster hospice

A team of yoga and pilates teachers and students have stretched out to raise £683 for Doncaster’s hospice.

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“Disgrace” over hospitals’ disabled parking charges

New figures released by NHS Digital this week show that 139 hospital sites in England charge disabled patients and visitors for parking – including 11 in Yorkshire and Humber.

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Protect yourself against flu - get the vaccination

With winter just around the corner, this time of year is the flu season so it is important not to put off getting the flu vaccination.

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Fantastic vintage fair raises over £9,500 for hospice

Fantastic vintage fair raises over £9,500 for hospice

Isle residents with a passion for the past have flocked to a vintage spectacular raising over £9,500 for a North Lincolnshire hospice.

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Doncaster is first in country to hit flu vaccination target

Doncaster and Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals (DBTH) is the first acute trust in the country to vaccinate 75 per cent of their frontline staff against flu for the second year in a row.

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Doncaster nutritionist representing Ireland in World Cup

Doncaster nutritionist representing Ireland in World Cup

A nutritionist who works in Doncaster is jetting off to Australia to represent Ireland in the Rugby League World Cup Squad.

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COLUMN: Angina attacks and how to treat them

COLUMN: Angina attacks and how to treat them

Angina is chest pain that someone gets when the arteries carrying blood to their heart muscle have become narrowed.

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Sheffield cardiologists play a leading role

Sheffield cardiologists play a leading role

Sheffield cardiologists are among a number of world leaders in their specialised fields to have contributed to a major new international cardiology textbook highlighting developments in the field.

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COLUMN: Three steps to mastering the menopause

October 18 is World Menopause Day.

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