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Daredevil woman, 73, in wing-walk for charity

A daredevil 73-year-old woman from Mansfield is to be strapped to the wings of a bi-plane as it flies through the air at 1,200 feet.

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COLUMN: Defend the NHS - it’s all we have left, by Roy Bainton

COLUMN: Defend the NHS - it’s all we have left, by Roy Bainton

Over the past year, the political world as we knew it has been blown apart.

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Nominate a first aid hero

Nominate a first aid hero

St John Ambulance’s Everyday Heroes awards are back and the charity is searching for inspiring stories of first aid heroism.

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Health chiefs challenged over Mansfield and Ashfield IVF funding cuts

Health chiefs challenged over Mansfield and Ashfield IVF funding cuts

Health bosses have been asked to look again at controversial proposals which would prevent many would-be parents from accessing free IVF treatments in Mansfield and Ashfield.

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Youngsters more concerned with body image than success at work

Youngsters more concerned with body image than success at work

A new study has revealed two thirds of young people from Derbyshire would be happy to take a pay-cut if it meant achieving the perfect body.

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Council questions IVF decision

Council questions IVF decision

Health bosses have been asked to look again at controversial proposals which would prevent would-be parents from accessing free IVF treatments in parts of Nottinghamshire.

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Warning as skin creams linked to 40 fire deaths

Warning as skin creams linked to 40 fire deaths

A group of skin creams containing paraffin have been linked to almost 40 fire deaths across Britain over the last decade.

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New chief executive for Sherwood Forest Hospital Trust

New chief executive for Sherwood Forest Hospital Trust

Sherwood Forest Hospitals Trust has appointed a new chief executive.

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King's Mill Hospital

MP blames Government for hospital and ambulance delays

Ashfield MP Gloria De Piero says patients are being made to suffer because of the Government’s failure to get a grip on the NHS.

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Could yogurt help people with symptoms of depression. (Source: Pixabay)

HEALTH: Five 'good mood foods' that can help fight depression

Scientists have discovered bio yoghurt has been able to lower the symptoms of depression.
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COLUMN: Have your say on IVF provision, by Councillor Colleen Harwood

COLUMN: Have your say on IVF provision, by Councillor Colleen Harwood

I am Chair of the Health Scrutiny Committee.

Opinion
COLUMN: Why children self harm...and how to spot the signs, by Jason Hanson, counsellor

COLUMN: Why children self harm...and how to spot the signs, by Jason Hanson, counsellor

Last year the NSPCC reported around 19,000 children had been admitted to hospital for self-harming in 2015.

Opinion
Jars of Lotus Biscoff Crunchy Biscuit Spread have been withdrawn over fears they are contaminated with small piece of metal.

Crunchy biscuit spread may contain metal

Jars of Lotus Biscoff Crunchy Biscuit Spread have been withdrawn over fears they are contaminated with small piece of metal.

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Teresa Dennet was a patient at King's Mill Hospital. She died as a registrar fought to secure an intensive care bed at two other hospitals.

Row over guidelines after Sutton woman died waiting for surgery transfer

A Sheffield hospital has pointed the finger at Nottingham's QMC over Sutton woman Teresa Dennett's death after a dispute over surgery.
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The Saulite store in Mansfield was found to have breached food safety and hygiene laws.

Mansfield shopkeeper banned after selling food past its use-by date

A woman has been banned from managing food businesses after her Mansfield shop was found to be selling items well past their use-by date.

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Slimmers’ fury as diet sausages revealed to be 800% worse than first claimed

Dieters have gone bonkers after low fat sausages they were pigging out were recategorised by Derbyshire-based Slimming World - as 800 percent worse than initially thought.

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Jo Hardwick with one of the residents at Corner House, Clive Pickard. (PHOTO BY: Paul 'Spike' Reddington).

Milestone for dedicated manager of Mansfield care home

The inspirational manager of a care home in Mansfield is celebrating 25 years of supporting and helping people with learning disabilities.

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Melanie Wilson went missing in October last year. Her family have spoken out about her mental health.

‘Melanie was let down by health services’

The family of a tragic young woman found dead after a fortnight of frantic searching have spoken out against the mental health services which they say should have been in place to help her.

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King’s Mill stroke victim died when neighbouring trusts refused life-saving treatment

King’s Mill stroke victim died when neighbouring trusts refused life-saving treatment

Staff at King’s Mill Hospital have been praised by a coroner for their efforts to assist a critically ill woman who later died.

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