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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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Teddy tombola raises hundreds for hospice at Isle festive fair

The Rotary Club of Epworth and Isle of Axholme held its usual event at the switching on of the Christmas Lights in Epworth and it proved very successful once again this year.

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C.A.R.E: What to do if someone is in cardiac arrest

C.A.R.E: What to do if someone is in cardiac arrest

Earlier this week we revealed shocking new statistics about cardiac arrest as part of our campaign with St John Ambulance.

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Top tips for winter fitness

HEALTH: Stick with the exercise and get a great start to 2018!

The dark nights are already around again, we’re all back off our holidays and it seems excuses to skip a gym session are coming hard and fast.

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C.A.R.E: What to do if someone is in cardiac arrest

Earlier this week we revealed shocking new statistics about cardiac arrest as part of our campaign with St John Ambulance.

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Official opening of office and counselling suite for Ernie�"s Wish charity, pictured are chair of trustees Amy Dennington, vice chair Shelley Bacon, charity founder Carla Spence, Ernie�"s sister Edith Spence, five, secretary Claire Brow, counsellor Rachel Hodges and trustee Natalie Harwood

Ernie’s Wish launch counselling suite for Bassetlaw parents affected by baby loss

Bereaved families in Worksop will have a peaceful space to access support and heal in comfort following the launch of a counselling suite by local charity Ernie’s Wish.

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C.A.R.E: What is a cardiac arrest?

C.A.R.E: What is a cardiac arrest?

Yesterday we revealed shocking new statistics about cardiac arrest as part of our campaign with St John Ambulance.

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Cardiac ignorance is costing lives

Cardiac ignorance is costing lives

Newly released research shows nearly two-thirds of people in the East Midlands don’t know what to do if a loved one’s heart stops beating.

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Scarlet Fever rash. Photo: NHS

What parents need to look for as cases of Scarlet Fever reaches 50-year high in England

Scarlet fever hit its highest level in England for 50 years, with more than 17,000 cases reported in 2016 - research in the Lancet shows.
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Staff and volunteers pictured at Lindsey Lodge Hospice

Hospice bringing the joy of Christmas to families in North Lincolnshire

A local charity is preparing to bring the joy of Christmas to families in North Lincolnshire.

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COLUMN: Signs to look for and how to treat shock

COLUMN: Signs to look for and how to treat shock

Shock – not to be confused with emotional shock - is a life-threatening condition which happens when the body isn’t getting enough oxygen to the vital organs.

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North Lincs health workers shine on awards night

North Lincs health workers shine on awards night

Top awards for staff and volunteers who work within a health trust across the region have been clinched by North Lincolnshire workers.

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COLUMNIST: Diabetes costs the NHS £1.5m an hour!

Over four million UK people have diabetes and many more are yet to be diagnosed as they are not aware they have the disease.

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Launch of service for Doncaster families affected by alcohol or drug abuse

Former Public Health Minister, Caroline Flint was on hand this week to launch the Families MOT – a new service for families affected by alcohol or drug misuse.

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A marathon effort in aid of Team Verrico

A marathon effort in aid of Team Verrico

Team Verrico founder Paul Verrico took on his biggest challenge to date to raise nearly £7,000 for the charity which he set up following the tragic death of his wife, Anna, 4 years ago.

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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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