Harrogate mum’s battle to beat colitis for good

Beckie Oakley in training. (1402214AM3)

Beckie Oakley in training. (1402214AM3)

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A Harrogate mum is training hard to take on the Great North Run - in a bid to beat chronic disease Ulcerative Colitis for good.

Beckie Oakley, 30, was diagnosed with the condition 12 years ago, and required surgery at Harrogate District Hospital last year to remove her large intestine.

Colitis is a long-term condition affecting the colon.


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