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Huthwaite leisure centre faces closure

Huthwaite Leisure Centre faces closure in six months unless a community group or business comes forward to run the facility.

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TOP TIPS: Don’t give up on those new year’s resolutions...

TOP TIPS: Don’t give up on those new year’s resolutions...

January is one of the most popular times for people to get more active.

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Manor Academy, Mansfield Woodhouse

Teachers’ exodus from troubled Mansfield academy

Some 11 teachers have left Mansfield’s Manor Academy in the past nine months following a damning Ofsted report.

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Co-founders of a Suicide Support Group, Vicki Zurek, left, and Kelly Morgan, second left, with Councillors, Colleen Harwood and Alan Bell who have supported the new group.

New Mansfield group and helpline will help battle depression

Two Mansfield women, one of whom tragically lost her brother to suicide, are setting up a support group to help those suffering from depression and bereavement.

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Mansfield mum responding to cancer treatment

Mansfield mum responding to cancer treatment

A Mansfield mother-of-three who was given just months to live after being diagnosed with a rare form of cancer has told that she is responding to new treatment.

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‘Hudson helped me through dark times’

‘Hudson helped me through dark times’

The bond between man and dog goes back for thousands of years - but for Mansfield’s Nathan Edge, the day he was introduced to his ‘best friend’ Hudson was truly life-changing.

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Kings Mill Hospital.

Anti-smoking officers to patrol Kings Mill hospital site

Community protection officers will patrol Kings Mill hospital to stop people smoking on their sites.

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A certificate is handed to home manager Marie Fitzpatrick (centre) by Stephanie de Vries, of the National Autistic Society, watched by Alan Tolan, of Sun Healthcare.

Austism accolade for Jubilee Court care home

A residential care home in Sutton has been awarded Autism Accreditation in recognition of its excellent policies and practice.

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Grieving couple, Aga and Jay West tell of their ordeal at King's Mill Hospital.

Grieving mum devastated at death of baby at King's Mill

A Notts mum has told of her anguish after losing her baby girl in childbirth, and calls for the hospital to investigate what went wrong.

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Will you break your 2017 resolutions?

Will you break your 2017 resolutions?

New year’s resolutions, surely most of us that make them break them? Especially on a dull January evening when you know there’s a half eaten box of Celebrations in the cupboard calling out to you.

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COLUMN: It’s time to talk about suicide

COLUMN: It’s time to talk about suicide

If you ask most people what they feel the biggest killer of men under the age of 45 is within the UK, they will more than likely answer with a biological illness such as cancer, heart attacks or even road traffic accidents…and they would be wrong.

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Adele Uden's face is covered with bruises because of a mystery illness. Photo - SWNS.

VIDEO: Mansfield mum suffers from mystery illness leaving her face constantly covered in bruises

A Mansfield bride-to-be is battling a mystery illness which led to fears she was a victim of domestic abuse - because her face is constantly covered in BRUISES.

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Christmas pharmacy opening hours.

Consultation events over plans to end prescriptions for gluten free food and Paracetamol

Gluten-free foods, low priority medicines and over the counter remedies like Paracetamol could soon no longer be available in Nottinghamshire if new cost cutting measures are introduced.

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Notts family dialled 999 for an ambulance 500 times in one year

Notts family dialled 999 for an ambulance 500 times in one year

A Nottinghamshire family dialled 999 for an ambulance more than 500 times in just one year, shocking figures have shown.

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Berry Hill Park is owned by by national care giant HC-One Ltd, whichruns more than 250 homes.

‘Lack of staff’ at Mansfield care home

Care home bosses have been found in breach of the Health and Social Care Act as not enough staff were on duty to provide proper services.

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POLL: How long do you have to wait to see your GP?

POLL: How long do you have to wait to see your GP?

A leading GP has warned the family doctor service is ‘skating on thin ice’ this winter with some patients having to wait up to three weeks for an appointment.

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STOCK PICTURE:The 84-year-old pensioner from Sheffield was scammed out of 30,000

Help elderly neighbours and friends this festive season

With the festive season almost here, the NHS is Derbyshire is urging residents to take time to check on elderly relatives, friends and neighbours who may be alone or vulnerable this Christmas.

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Nottinghamshire pharmacy opening hours over Christmas and the new year

Nottinghamshire pharmacy opening hours over Christmas and the new year

Many of Nottinghamshire’s pharmacies will be closed over the festive period.

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Superhero Lizzie Smith still smiling after battling through one of her obstacle races this year.

Hospital physio who is actually a TV superhero!

By day, she is a senior physiotherapist at King’s Mill Hospital. But during her spare time, she is a superhero and soon-to-be TV star, raising money to fight a painful disease.

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Sherwood Forest Hospitals' Peter Herring.

BREAKING: Scrapped King’s Mill merger cost the NHS £10 million pounds

The now-abandoned merger between King’s Mill Hospital and an Nottingham-based NHS trust cost £10m, NHS Improvement has revealed.

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