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Doncaster mum’s memory lives on thanks to the tireless fundraising efforts of devoted husband

A tireless fundraiser from Rossington has raised thousands of pounds for Weston Park Cancer Charity in memory of his beloved wife Brenda.

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Christmas Tree-cycle service raises £10,000 for hospice

Generous residents of Gainsborough, and the rest of Lincolnshire, have been hailed after a record-breaking amount of money was raised by the Christmas Tree-cycle campaign of St Barnabas Hospice.

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COLUMNIST: Campaign for a better deal for our children on the food front

I hope you all had a very enjoyable and relaxing Christmas. I’d also like to think that many of you had what I would refer to as a traditional Christmas featuring plenty of nourishing, home-cooked food.

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East Midlands Ambulance Service crews were involved in 90 non-fault collisions in just eight months.

Warning to motorists after ambulance crews were involved in 90 non-fault collisions

Crews from East Midlands Ambulance Service (EMAS) were involved in 90 road traffic collisions that were not their fault in just eight months.

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COLUMNIST: To diet or not to diet in 2018?

COLUMNIST: To diet or not to diet in 2018?

To diet or not to diet in 2018? January, the month when hundreds of people all over the country will embark on a diet.

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Today is the most popular day of the year to conceive

Today is 'National Baby Making Day' - most popular day to conceive

Today (Tuesday January 2) is National Baby-Making Day - when millions of young couples will be having sex in the hope of falling pregnant and giving birth to a September baby.
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Are you taking part in Dry January?

People in the Midlands not giving up booze for January

People in the Midlands are among the least likely in the UK to give up drink this month.
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Which Gainsborough pharmacies will be open over Christmas?

Which Gainsborough pharmacies are open over new year?

Many of Gainsborough's pharmacies will be closed over new year.

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Sarah celebrates record year with Aussie singer Peter Andre

A Slimming World manager from Doncaster was congratulated on helping slimmers to lose weight and change their lives by singer and TV presenter Peter Andre.

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MP welcomes £2,011,000 winter funding for NHS trust

Isle MP, Andrew Percy, has welcomed the Government’s multi-million pound investment in local hospitals this winter, as it emerged that Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust (NLAG) had been granted an additional £2,011,000 in funding to help cope with winter pressures.

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Rob Waltham

Be smoke aware this winter - save money and reduce health issues

North Lincolnshire Council is asking residents to be neighbourly and think of others when stoking their open fire or wood burning stove this winter.

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Get fit for less in 2018 with a month’s free leisure centre membership

North Lincolnshire Council is offering one month free and no joining fee when you sign up for a membership at its leisure centres before 14 January 2018 – saving you up to £53.

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Hospice honours kind-hearted staff who have raised over £10,000

A local hospice has held an afternoon tea to honour a group of kind-hearted staff at North Lincolnshire’s largest housing provider.

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Fantastic tree festival boosts hospice work

Fantastic tree festival boosts hospice work

A spectacular Festival of Christmas Trees has raised over £6,000 to boost the funds of a North Lincolnshire hospice.

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Eight-month-old Hoppe Clarke with mum Tina and dad Lee. Photo contributed.

Baby with rare muscle-wasting disease to spend first Christmas at home with Gainsborough family

A baby girl with rare genetic muscle-wasting disease will get to spend her first Christmas at home with her family in Gainsborough.

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COLUMNIST: Change your lifestyle for the better in 2018

Welcome to our new column, we hope to bring interest, humour and sound common sense ideas that when used will help you to improve your lifestyle.

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Residents urged to keep warm and well as freezing temperatures set in

North Lincolnshire Council is urging residents to keep warm and well this winter, and look after their health – especially those most at risk, as the cold weather and freezing temperatures set in.

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Get your free flu jab this winter

Protect yourself and those you care for this winter with the free flu jab

If you work in a care home and care for the elderly or people who are unwell, one of the most important things you can do for them this winter is get yourself vaccinated and protect them from the harmful effects of the flu.

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Doncaster Rovers Football Club and Doncaster Rugby League players and staff with gifts

Doncaster Rovers and Doncaster Rugby League stars bring festive cheer to children’s ward

Doncaster Rovers Football Club and Doncaster Rugby League players have paid a visit to the Children’s Ward and Hospital School at Doncaster Royal Infirmary, bringing with them festive cheer and gifts for young patients.

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Fitness couple Mark Sands and Sarah Burton

Dream comes true for Doncaster fitness duo

A Doncaster couple who embarked on a health and fitness regime together have had their dreams come true after landing their own fitness class at Doncaster Culture and Leisure Trust (DCLT).

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