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Second concert to boost research into disease that killed tragic Corah

A second spectacular concert is to be held in memory of a teenage girl from Kirkby who died from a devastating disease that ravaged all her body cells.

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VIDEO: The Tinnitus Clinic launches pioneering treatment in Yorkshire

Tinnitus sufferers are being offered pioneering treatments with the launch of a leading new audiology clinic in Yorkshire.
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Older mums in Mansfield and Ashfield to lose out of free IVF treatment

Women over the age of 34 will no longer be given NHS-funded IVF treatment in the Mansfield and Ashfield areas, health chiefs have revealed.

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The bug is sweeping across schools in the UK.

Warning to parents over highly infectious bug sweeping UK schools

Shigellosis, a highly-infectious vomiting bug, is sweeping schools across the UK, leading to a warning to parents to know the symptoms.
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The great NHS gamble: what you need to know about the crisis facing England’s NHS

The great NHS gamble: what you need to know about the crisis facing England’s NHS

Government and National Health Service bosses must plug a multi-billion pound funding gap in the NHS budget.

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Station mascot, Milly Bear, gets in on the act in presenter Ashley Hardys studio.

Live 24-hour marathon show by hospital radio station

A 24-hour marathon live show was broadcast by Millside Radio, the station that serves patients at King’s Mill Hospital in Sutton.

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Proud Phil Mason, director of the Mansfield Caremark business, with the Midlands regional award.

Mansfield home-care business hailed as pride of the Midlands

A Mansfield-based business that provides home care and support services to the ill and vulnerable has been hailed as the pride of the Midlands.

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Girling & Bowditch Vets issued this image of Alabama Rot

Vet chiefs assure dog owners after new case of Alabama Rot reported in UK

Veterinary chiefs have issued assurances for dog owners after a new case of the potentially fatal disease, Alabama Rot, was reported in the UK.
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A new mobile SOS system could help save millions from health budgets.

Mobile phone SOS system for elderly could save NHS ‘millions’

A British entrepreneur has launched an ‘SOS’ service for the elderly which turns any mobile phone into a personal alarm and promises to save families and the NHS millions of pounds a year.

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The privately-owned Clipstone Hall and Lodge home, which cares for up to 90 elderly residents.

Care home achieves five-star score thanks to help from.....hens!

A respected care home in Clipstone is basking in five-star acclaim thanks to a helping hand from.....a brood of hens!

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APTCOO boss Carol Burkitt (right) and education and training lead Sandra Currey with the award.

Mansfield charity named as one of best in UK for apprentices

A grassroots charity, based in Mansfield, has been recognised as one of the leading apprenticeship employers in the country.

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Frostbite: How to treat and what to do

Frostbite: How to treat and what to do

Frostbite happens when parts of the skin and other tissues freeze due to low temperatures. 

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Angela Hosking, who lost her daughter, Joanne Griffiths, to SADS in 2007.

Donation by bereaved mum to prevent more heart tragedies

The mum of a Mansfield woman who died suddenly and unexpectedly from a heart condition is to donate lifesaving equipment to try and prevent similar tragedies.

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Blood donor Brenda reaches 100 donation milestone

Blood donor Brenda reaches 100 donation milestone

Dedicated blood donor Brenda Johnson from Mansfield was recognised by NHS Blood and Transplant for her loyalty and commitment at a recent ceremony.

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Guide dog Hudson makes final of Crufts’ friendship competition

Guide dog Hudson makes final of Crufts’ friendship competition

A Mansfield guide dog owner says he can’t wait to see his beloved companion get the recognition he deserves after making the final of a special competition which celebrates ‘man’s best friend’.

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Carter, at home with mum Jodi and brother Braiden.

Boy's autism turned out to be fatal condition

A Nottinghamshire couple have described their “devastation” after their son’s medical issues  – which they suspected was autism – turned out to be a fatal condition.
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Huthwaite Leisure Centre faces closure by Ashfield District Council, but residents are fighting to keep it open as a community project.

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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