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HEALTH: How to stay well in winter

Winter is often the time that people tend to suffer with cold and flu symptoms, making life feel pretty miserable.

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St Barnabas Hospice duo, Chris Wheway (fourth from left) and Caroline Swindin (third from right), taking part in an Its A Knockout event, based on the former TV show.

Bosses spend 2017 tackling 35 challenges to raise money for hospice

Intrepid bosses at St Barnabas Hospice have completed a remarkable series of 35 challenges to raise almost £10,000 for the charity.

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Gina Shergold and her daughter Esm�e

Widow launches new better living business after family trauma

Is 2018 going pretty much the same way as 2017 ended?

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The sky is the limit for Emma Marshall

Emma gives something back to life-saving Doncaster rape and sexual abuse charity

For a daredevil Doncaster teen, the sky is the limit as she takes on the challenge of a lifetime, raising money for a charity that saved her life.

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Julie Reed

Smear tests save lives – make sure you attend yours

During Cancer Prevention Week, women are being urged to have a smear test, especially those aged between 25 and 49 as figures reveal over a quarter of women in this age group are not attending.

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Time to talk about mental health in Doncaster

A Doncaster town centre shop is encouraging local people to take time to talk about mental health as part of Time to Talk day on February 1.

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Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn meets paramedic Andy Henderson during his visit to the Lincolnshire headquarters of the East Midlands Ambulance Service.

Corbyn praises Lincolnshire ambulance staff on busy 999 frontline

Rich praise for ambulance staff in Gainsborough and the rest of the county during one of the busiest times of the year has been dished out by Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn.

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COLUMN: How to treat a severe allergic reaction

COLUMN: How to treat a severe allergic reaction

This week we take a look at severe allergic reactions.

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44% of Brits over 35 experience eye strain at least once a week but do nothing about it

New research has found that 44% of UK adults over 35 experience eye strain at least once a week but over half (52%) do nothing to alleviate the effects.

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VIDEO: How well do we know our bodies?

New research by Balance Activ reveals the need for better understanding of our bodies and works with TV’s Dr Sarah Jarvis to spread the word on what’s normal and what’s not.

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Doncaster GPs and consultants agree it’s good to talk

It’s good to talk – as a new scheme is proving by saving Doncaster patients an unnecessary trip to hospital.

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Andrew Percy

MP raises issue of poor patient transport services

Isle MP Andrew Percy secured a debate in the House of Commons on the provision of patient transport services in northern Lincolnshire.

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Fundraiser Acker Shaw

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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A couple of volunteers busy at work collecting the Christmas trees.

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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