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Weather warning: Gales, showers and snow set to hit Yorkshire as jet-stream sweeps in cold snap

Forecasters are predicting a short, sharp shock of cold temperatures next week as a jet-stream pushes wintry showers, high winds and snow across Britain.

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Patients have praised medical staff

YOUR SAY: What patients said on Scarborough Hospital

What do patients at Scarborough Hospital have to say about its services as it faces winter pressures?

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Ye Olde Bell Spa vitality pool

Ye Olde Bell chimes in a new era with sparkling spa

WHEN you go to a Spa you want to be enveloped by warmth, calmness, luxury and peace. This is “me time” writ large and it’s a treat in which you should be able to lose yourself in the moment, shutting out the outside world and all its cares for a few blissful few hours.
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Scarborough Hospital is facing winter pressures

Is Scarborough Hospital facing a crisis?

Scarborough Hospital has been in the spotlight after a doctor spoke out about the pressures staff are facing.
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Operations will face delays

Operations and appointments at Scarborough Hospital to face delays

Operations and appointments will be deferred due to winter pressures at Scarborough Hospital.

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Laura Bluck has ran 5k for a year.

She did it! Laura runs 5k every day for a whole year

A fundraising Scarborough woman has run 5k every day for a whole year to support five charities close to her heart.

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Whitby health clinics axed - leaving patients facing a 20-mile journey for appointments

Whitby health clinics axed - leaving patients facing a 20-mile journey for appointments

Hundreds of clinics are being axed at a Yorkshire hospital after NHS chiefs ruled they were no longer “financially viable”.

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Bradley's mum said they had a fantastic time in the town

Bradley Lowery's family want to buy holiday home for sick children in Scarborough

Bradley Lowery’s mum says she is hoping to create a holiday home in Scarborough for sick children and their families to spend time together.

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Scarborough Hospital

Patients asked to consider proposals to help keep the local NHS sustainable

Health leaders in Scarborough are set to ask residents: “What changes to services and prescribing policy would be acceptable to help keep our local NHS sustainable”?
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101 Prospect Mount Road faces closure

Scarborough care home faces closure

A Scarborough care home faces closure as up to 55 staff members could lose their jobs.

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Lucas-Rylie with brother Tyler and mum Tara Baker. And Lucas with his new helmet

Mum's thank you for overwhelming support for little Lucas-Rylie

“Thank you doesn’t even cut it” says a Bridlington mum who is overwhelmed by the community who have rallied together to support her son.

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York Trust, which runs Scarborough Hospital, is registering a 17million deficit. Inset: chief executive Patrick Crowley

Trust’s deeper financial plight to £17million deficit

The trust which runs Scarborough Hospital has plunged into a further financial crisis recording a £17million deficit.

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Figures released last year showed that in 2012, 24.1% of adults in Scarborough were classified as obese.

Scarborough takeaway exclusion zone ‘not necessary’ despite obese figures

Scarborough Council’s war on obesity could be over before a single shot has been fired.

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COLUMN: Tinnitus - let’s all make some noise about it!

COLUMN: Tinnitus - let’s all make some noise about it!

It would be borderline bad taste to say I’d never heard of tinnitus before my diagnosis.

Lifestyle

Whether you are a business or an individual, Maggie's Yorkshire needs your help

We are calling on the people of Yorkshire to get behind the creation of the country's first Maggie's Centre.

Health

'If there had been a Maggie’s in Leeds I could have gone there, had someone to talk to and feel safe. You cannot put a price on that.'

Yorkshire is the biggest county in Britain not to have a Maggie's Centre... something which cancer patient Harriet Dow is delighted to have put right.

Health

Maggie's: Battling against the fear of cancer in place to comfort and inspire

The breathtaking design of the new Yorkshire Maggie's centre is vital to helping with the care and support of the people it will serve.

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The front page of The Yorkshire Post on Thursday

CANCER: Why this newspaper believes the good people of Yorkshire will deliver the ultimate Christmas gift to the people of God's Own County who need it the most

I recently lost my father-in-law to cancer; I lost my grandad to cancer; I’ve lost friends to the disease and seen others’ lives changed forever having beaten it, writes Editor James Mitchinson.

Opinion
East Riding CCG is rationing surgery for the obese and smokers

Overweight people and smokers to be denied surgery for six months in four Yorkshire hospitals

Obese people and smokers in the East Riding are to be denied non-life threatening surgery for six months.

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Filey Methodist Church.

Sight loss the topic of special event at Methodist Church

An event aimed at raising awareness of the most common cause of sight loss in the UK is taking place in Filey next week.

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