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Get ready to turn your clocks forward... but before that expect things to get much darker

THE nation will set their clocks forward by one hour this evening as we herald the start of British Summer Time... but tonight also sees the 10th year of Earth Hour.

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Swimmer Karen McMillan-Jones with Yorkshire Cancer Reserch's Louise Robinson and Nuffield Health Fitness & Wellbeing Gym in Harrogate deputy general manager Tom Woollard.

Karen completes charity challenge to swim length of English Channel in Harrogate!

Karen McMillan Jones, a 55-year-old breast cancer patient from Harrogate has finished her challenge to swim the length of the English Channel for charity.
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NHS staff across Harrogate District are some of the most engaged throughout the healthcare system. Picture: HDFT

NHS staff across Harrogate District thanked for 'hard work' following shining survey result

NHS staff across the Harrogate District have been thanked for their tireless efforts in light of a work satisfaction survey which found employees to be the most engaged throughout Yorkshire.
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Couple’s career change to create Yorkshire ‘super’ tea

Couple’s career change to create Yorkshire ‘super’ tea

Husband and wife team James and Jade Dawson gave up good jobs in Dubai to create a ‘super tea’. Catherine Scott reports.

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The cafe will change over to the trust on June 30 this year.

Volunteers left feeling 'bitter' after change to Harrogate Hospital charity cafe

Dedicated volunteers have been left feeling ‘bitter’ after they were told the cafe at Harrogate District Hospital will be taken out of the hands of the charity which has run it for nearly a decade.

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Yorkshire firefighters could be told to hand out health advice

Firefighters in rural areas of Yorkshire could be asked to treat heart attack victims and give advice on on how to stop smoking as part of plans to reduce demand on the region’s over-stretched health services.

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St John cadet named top of the North

St John cadet named top of the North

Tadcaster Grammar School pupil and York St John Ambulance Cadet Euan Inglis has been named the charity’s Deputy Regional Cadet of the Year for the North.

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Jess Foley has to resort to buying reduced gluten products to be able to afford them.

NHS cuts: Harrogate student with coeliac struggles to afford gluten-free products

Last week, the Harrogate Advertiser Series supported the launch of a Johnston Press investigation to lift the lid on five-year plans to fill a £22 billion deficit in the NHS budget.

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Runners step up to Harewood race to keep hearts beating

More than 2,500 fundraisers laced up their trainers last weekend for the annual British Heart Foundation Harewood House Half Marathon and inaugural 10k in a united front against coronary heart disease.

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New bus route at hospital

New bus route at hospital

New bus routes aimed at children have hit the road in Harrogate District Hospital’s outpatients department to make waiting for appointments more fun.

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Teenager faces battle with ME and Scafell

Teenager faces battle with ME and Scafell

A teenager from Wetherby is hoping to scale England’s highest mountain - a few years after chronic illness meant she couldn’t walk her dog to the end of the road without feeling exhausted.

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Scarlet fever warning as cases rise

Scarlet fever warning as cases rise

Parents have been warned to check their children for symptoms of scarlet fever following a growing number of cases in recent weeks.

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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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How will your local health service be affected?

INVESTIGATION: How the £22 billion NHS 'black hole' will affect Harrogate District's health

The words ‘Sustainability and Transformation Plans’ could easily be the kind of NHS jargon that makes you lose interest in the latest news feature on the financial worries our health service faces.
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Morrisons recalls beef slices over listeria fears

Morrisons recalls beef slices over listeria fears

Supermarket Morrisons has recalled one of its meat-based products over concerns it may cause flu-like symptoms among vulnerable people.

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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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Little Macey with her mum Robyn. Picture: Adrian Murray

Our Mission for Macey: Anonymous £15k donation grants little girl's dream of walking

A three-year-old girl from Ripon who was born unable to use her legs could finally have the chance of walking independently after receiving a £15,000 anonymous donation towards life-changing surgery.

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Family’s thanks to ambulance staff

Family’s thanks to ambulance staff

A family whose baby nearly died after contracting meningitis on Christmas Day 2014 has raised £1,150 for the specialist ambulance that transferred him safely to hospital.

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Yorkshire Ambulance Service has been rated 'good' after its latest inspection.

Health watchdog delivers verdict on Yorkshire Ambulance Service after latest inspection

Inspectors have awarded the region’s ambulance service an overall rating of ‘good’ after noting impressive improvements in its effectiveness and safety.

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Sarah Stanley and James Bower

Determined Harrogate mother an "inspiration" for others after being body-shamed

A Harrogate who felt body-shamed earlier this month said she is delighted that her story has inspired other women to return to the gym.

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