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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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Don’t say mother - it may offend transgender people, medical staff told

Don’t say mother - it may offend transgender people, medical staff told

Staff at the British Medical Association have been warned not to call pregnant women “expectant mothers” as it could offend transgender people.

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Harrogate has a strong cycling community and has recently benefited from improvements to cycle routes such as the re-surfacing of the Bilton to Starbeck route. Picture: Adrian Murray

Harrogate walkers and cyclist to benefit in share of nearly £1 million funding

Harrogate's cyclists and walkers are set to benefit from a share of nearly £1 million as part of a government fund to encourage people to drive less.

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The Met Office has issued an amber warning for cold weather in the region.

Cold weather alert: Met Office warning for Yorkshire and the Humber upgraded to amber

Health officials across Yorkshire and the Humber are urging people in high-risk groups to take care after an amber warning for cold weather was issued.

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Jennifer Birtwhistle with her son, Drew, who would have showjumped with Feisty.

Owner heartbroken as young Harrogate horse choked to death by balloon

The owner of a horse killed by a balloon has branded the innocent animal’s tragic death as ‘thoughtless’ and ‘unnecessary’.

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Residents hit out at bespoke care village plans near Harrogate town centre

Local residents have hit out at plans to build a new bespoke care village, including a 101-bedroom care home, near Harrogate town centre.

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Bond End was declared an AQMA in 2013.

Estimated £200,000 to solve air pollution at Knaresborough's Bond End

Around £200,000 is currently in the funding pot to improve the air quality at Bond End in Knaresborough, as the county council consults with the public on what should be done.

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Family doctor and healthy living author Dr Julie Coffey at home in Sheffield

The Yorkshire GP who says we can think ourselves slim

Yorkshire GP Dr Julie Coffey has written two books to help us lead healthier lifestyles. Catherine Scott reports.

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Hospital radio in running for awards on 40th anniversary

Hospital radio in running for awards on 40th anniversary

Harrogate Hospital Radio has started its 40th year in great form with three nominations for the Hospital Radio Awards 2017.

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Charity launches new carers service

Charity launches new carers service

Carers juggling a job and the demands of looking after someone are the special focus of a Harrogate charity’s new service.

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Sarah Stanley with personal trainer and assistant manager at Pure Gym in Harrogate, James Bower.(1701164AM2)

Harrogate mother felt "belittled and laughed at" during gym induction

A Harrogate mother said she was made to feel "two inches tall" after being body shamed at a town centre gym.

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