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COLUMN: College is a springboard to care and education careers

According to latest statistics, the NHS employs 314,966 qualified nursing staff and health visitors, 25,418 midwives, 23,066 GP practice nurses, and 18,862 qualified ambulance staff across hospital and community healthcare services and within doctors’ surgeries.

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COLUMN: Social media and children

COLUMN: Social media and children

Parents in the UK are more likely to worry about their children’s mental well being than any other health issue (BBC January 7, 2015). So why ,in 2017, do children have such difficulties with their mental health?

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COLUMN: There’s no such thing as the perfect mum

COLUMN: There’s no such thing as the perfect mum

When I am out and about I enjoy talking to other parents. I also enjoy seeing all the different types of mums and their relationships with their children.

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Theresa May at Linney, Mansfield

COMMENT: Could Brexit divide turn Mansfield and Ashfield blue?

A week is a long time in politics, as the old saying goes, and Mansfield has just had a very long week of it.

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COLUMN: Mental health care is a police priority

COLUMN: Mental health care is a police priority

There’s much talk nationally about the spiralling demand for policing services as our population increases.

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COLUMN: Could you be a nominated neighbour?

COLUMN: Could you be a nominated neighbour?

No one wants to see a neighbour get ripped off, but unfortunately we know that doorstep criminals will often prey on older people or the vulnerable who live on our street.

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COLUMN: General election has put politics on school agenda

COLUMN: General election has put politics on school agenda

The announcement of a General Election may have taken the country by surprise but it has given us a great chance to teach students about politics by organising our own mock elections.

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COLUMN: Top cities for a May getaway

COLUMN: Top cities for a May getaway

The bank holidays of April and May give us the opportunity to take a most welcome bite-sized break or two around the UK.

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COLUMN: Prince Philip leaves behind lasting legacy as he retires

COLUMN: Prince Philip leaves behind lasting legacy as he retires

On the face of it, the fact that Prince Philip has announced his retirement from royal duties from this autumn should not have come as much of a shock – after all, he celebrates his 96th birthday next month.

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COLUMN: Future bright for Stags, by Coun Martin Wright

COLUMN: Future bright for Stags, by Coun Martin Wright

This month I would like to start my column by thanking those Mansfield residents who took the time to register their vote in last Thursday’s county council elections.

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Obesity

Glutton in Mansfield really is no shock

A report published toward the end of last year revealed takeaways were feeding an obesity epidemic in Nottinghamshire.

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COLUMN: How exercise helped me think beyond survival

COLUMN: How exercise helped me think beyond survival

In today’s world, we are constantly being told that exercise is good for us, and that we should all do a little more in order to stay fit and healthy.

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COLUMN: Take care when gardening

It is usually around this time of year when you’ll be looking at your garden and thinking, maybe it’s time to do a spring tidy-up!

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COLUMN: Bereavement is different for all

COLUMN: Bereavement is different for all

As a therapist I have worked with clients experiencing a range of emotions and personal challenges, however without doubt one of the most difficult things to work with is bereavement.

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COLUMN: How do we relate to loved ones in times of need?

COLUMN: How do we relate to loved ones in times of need?

One of the questions I have found myself asking more and more recently is how do we communicate our feelings to others?

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COLUMN: Memories of Mansfield

COLUMN: Memories of Mansfield

I’m Mansfield born and bred, 68 years of age and I lived in the area all my life until retiring and moving to Cebu in the Philippines in August 2013.

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Mansfield MP Sir Alan Meale.

Candidates revealed for snap election

Mansfield residents will be hitting the polling booths next month to vote for their MP – and decide which party handles the Brexit negations.

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COLUMN: Vital meals service marks 45 years

This month Nottinghamshire County Council is celebrating 30 years of producing and 45 years of delivering meals to older and vulnerable residents across the county.

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COLUMN: Doing our bit to address engineering skills shortage, by Brian Maylan

A career in engineering is one of the most exciting that people can have.

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COLUMN: Time to vote once again, by Roy Bainton

Brexit and the shock of Donald Trump becoming President are the result of populism, described by the Encyclopædia Britannica as ‘a political movement that champions the common person.’

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