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Plans for Long Eaton health facility given green light

A new purpose-built facility for vulnerable people in need of specialist support is to open in Long Eaton after being granted planning permission.

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Up, up and away...Redbrick aims to raise 10,000 this weekend for the Yorkshire Air Ambulance

VIDEO: Put your feet up to help raise £10,000 for Yorkshire Air Ambulance with Redbrick

Forget sponsored runs for charity...this weekend you can help raise £10,000 for the Yorkshire Air Ambulance by putting your feet up or getting a good night's sleep!
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Cats carry a rare bacteria in their mouths and claws, which can be passed on to humans.

Cuddling cats could be deadly

Cuddling cats may be deadly, according to new research.

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THE PHOENIX, an inspiring piece of art, symbolising hope and freedom from addiction, that has been worked on by Wash Arts users.

Cash boost for Ilkeston project that is helping drugs and alcohol addicts recover

A project, based in Ilkeston, that helps people recover from alcohol or drug addiction is to receive a share of nearly £200,000 worth of funding from Derbyshire County Council.

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Patients ‘are dying’ because ambulance crews are in ‘crisis’

Patients ‘are dying’ because ambulance crews are in ‘crisis’

Patients ‘are dying’ because ambulance crews are in ‘crisis’

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58 serious incidents reported to East Midlands Ambulance Service in a year

58 serious incidents reported to East Midlands Ambulance Service in a year

Almost 60 serious incidents were reported to East Midlands Ambulance Service (EMAS) in a year, new figures have shown.

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The Lib Dems want to introduce a 5p charge on disposable coffee cups.

HEALTHY EATING: Don’t forget to count calories in hot drinks, by Caroline Mackie DCC

We’re a nation of coffee lovers and many of us can’t get through the day without a caffeine hit.

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World famous speaker to address public health meeting in Ilkeston

World famous speaker to address public health meeting in Ilkeston

An award-winning international suicide prevention campaigner is to tell the story that saved his life at an Ilkeston public healthcare meeting.

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Bride trashes wedding dress in first anniversary charity fundraiser

Bride trashes wedding dress in first anniversary charity fundraiser

A Long Eaton woman and her husband celebrated their first wedding anniversary by trashing her wedding dress in a charity fundraising stunt.

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Derbyshire care home rated as inadequate

Derbyshire care home rated as inadequate

A Derbyshire care home has been rated as inadequate in the latest inspections by health watchdogs the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

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Newholme Hospital Bakewell

More chances to have your say on controversial hospital shake-up plans

Extra sessions have been planned for residents wanting their say on controversial plans for a major shake up of NHS care in Derbyshire.

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Erewash MP impressed by company’s mental healthcare support facilities

Erewash MP impressed by company’s mental healthcare support facilities

Erewash MP Maggie Throup has made a visit to mental health facilities in the area to learn about an innovative new approach to treatment.

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Mayor raises £5,165 for cancer charities in memory of Shipley youngster

Mayor raises £5,165 for cancer charities in memory of Shipley youngster

The former Mayor of Erewash has presented more than £5,000 to her two chosen charities, raised from events held during her year in office.

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GUEST COLUMN: How to help someone who is having a heart attack, by Dr Tim Baker, St John Ambulance

GUEST COLUMN: How to help someone who is having a heart attack, by Dr Tim Baker, St John Ambulance

A heart attack happens when the supply of blood to the heart is suddenly blocked, usually by a blood clot.

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17-year-old Andrew Davies has raised over �90,000 for Sheffield Children's Hospital.

Amazing Andrew edges closer to £150k target

An inspirational teenager is raising £150,000 for a children’s hospital - to ‘pay’ for the bone marrow transplant that saved his life.

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Newholme Hospital, Bakewell.

Two community hospitals in Derbyshire to close?

Two community hospitals in Derbyshire could close under plans for a major shake-up of NHS care in the county.

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Derbyshire residents urged to drink sensibly during Euro 2016

An alcohol awareness campaigner has urged Derbyshire residents to drink sensibly during the Euro football competition.

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‘It’s OK to talk about mental health. Let’s END the psycho stigma’

‘It’s OK to talk about mental health. Let’s END the psycho stigma’

“It’s OK to talk about mental health.”

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Pictured is Geoffrey Titchener, 70, of Chesterfield, who was awarded an �18,000 out-of-court settlement after he complained about dental treatment.

Dental patient gets £18,000 settlement after losing three teeth

A patient has been awarded an £18,000 out-of-court settlement after he was left in pain with infection and lost three teeth following treatment from four dentists at a Chesterfield practice.

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Young men urged to talk about their feelings after 22-year-old commits suicide

A coroner has highlighted concerns about young men not talking about their feelings during the inquest of a 22-year-old who committed suicide.

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