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Specialist apartment helps Jean, 80, regain her independence

A sprightly 80-year-old woman is ready to find her own place again, rather than a care home, thanks to a spell in a specialist apartment in Mansfield.

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Mansfield man Robin Jones, who has Asperger Syndrome, with his faithful and reliable friend, pet dog, Charlie.

Life of Asperger’s man is transformed by his pet dog

A Mansfield man with Asperger Syndrome says his life has been transformed by his pet dog who was rescued from a rehoming centre.

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IN PICTURES: The lowest ranked GP surgeries in Mansfield - according to patients

These are the lowest ranked GP surgeries in the Mansfield area, according to patients.

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The ward on Stockwell Gate will stay open.

Chatsworth Ward stays open

A ward at Mansfield Community Hospital which was set to close will remain open.

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Proud mum and dad, Sam and Paul Williamson, with their new daughter, Kitty-Mae.

Mums say King’s Mill offers some of best maternity care in country

Like most mums and dads to be, Mansfield couple Sam and Paul Williamson arrived at hospital with as much trepidation as excited anticipation for the birth of their child.

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COLUMN: Preparing to address county’s health issues

COLUMN: Preparing to address county’s health issues

Nottinghamshire Health and Wellbeing Board’s Health and Wellbeing Strategy 2018-2022 will address key health issues facing the county.

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The girls of Pleasley Stags U13s' football team who are to play in the charity football match in memory of mum Jackie Page.

Sisters stage charity football match in memory of mum

Caring girl footballers from the Mansfield area are hoping to score with a charity match in memory of a mum-of-two.

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COLUMN: Eating disorders are often not about food

COLUMN: Eating disorders are often not about food

I was recently contacted by Closer magazine and asked for some comments around eating disorders.

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Nigel Davidson, director of the Specsavers store.

Chance to see and hear the Dancing Grannies again

The ever-popular Dancing Grannies are returning to Sutton to entertain shoppers as part of a hearing and vision awareness day.

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King's Mill Hospital, Sutton.

King’s Mill Hospital bucks NHS recruitment crisis

Bosses at King’s Mill Hospital say the trust is bucking the national trend when it comes to recruitment,

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COLUMN: How to treat a severe allergic reaction

COLUMN: How to treat a severe allergic reaction

This week we take a look at severe allergic reactions.

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New commission aims to get Mansfield residents fit and healthy

Mansfield mayor Kate Allsop has announced her second commission, this time tackling the health issues across the district.

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VIDEO: Notts dad becomes one of UK's youngest Alzheimer's sufferers - aged just 30

A Nottinghamshire dad has become one of Britain's youngest Alzheimer's victims after being diagnosed at the age of 30.
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Paramedics helping to film a scene for the video near the Theatre Royal in Nottingham.

Paramedics in video shoot to support staff charity

A video showing the challenging work of ambulance staff in Mansfield and the rest of Nottinghamshire has been released to support their charity.

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An ambulance damaged in a collision.

Plea to drivers after spate of ambulance accidents

Drivers in the Mansfield and Ashfield area have been urged to respect flashing blue lights and sirens after ambulance crews were involved in 90 collisions inside eight months.

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East Midlands Ambulance Service crews were involved in 90 non-fault collisions in just eight months.

Warning to motorists after ambulance crews were involved in 90 non-fault collisions

Crews from East Midlands Ambulance Service (EMAS) were involved in 90 road traffic collisions that were not their fault in just eight months.

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Arrow.

Warning after Arrow laid low by fruity snack

Arrow’s appetite nearly proved fatal – after the pet lurcher wolfed down a bag of sultanas, which can be toxic to dogs.

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The map shows the worst affected areas of the country.

Flu hotspots revealed: Map shows areas in Nottinghamshire worst affected by flu as Aussie strain hits UK

A map showing flu hotspots across Nottinghamshire has been revealed.

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Today is the most popular day of the year to conceive

Today is 'National Baby Making Day' - most popular day to conceive

Today (Tuesday January 2) is National Baby-Making Day - when millions of young couples will be having sex in the hope of falling pregnant and giving birth to a September baby.
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