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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.

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'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.

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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.

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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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Reports of abuse have risen by 85% in Scarborough

Shock figures: rise in physical assaults on hospital staff

Physical assaults on medical staff at scarborough Hospital have almost trebled in recent years, exclusive figures reveal.

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The 2 million funding will see recruitment of GPs from overseas over the next three years.

New funds to boost GP numbers in Scarborough

Overseas doctors are to be brought across Scarborough and Ryedale as part of a £2million drive to fill a “gap” in the number of GPs in the region.

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Some staff based at Scarborough Hospital will be affected by a change in contract for community services.

Three bids announced to provide community services in Scarborough and Ryedale

Three organisations are bidding for an £80million contract to provide adult community services in Scarborough and Ryedale, the area's clinical commissioning group has confirmed.
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Community nurses could be affected by a contract change for community services in Scarborough and Ryedale.

Hospital trust to stop running Scarborough community health services

As many as 240 NHS staff who provide treatment from cancer information to fast response are at risk despite the health trust saying changes in their contract would not be best for patients of the area.

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Around 220 maintenance staff at Scarborough Hospital are fearing for their futures.

Scarborough Hospital job fears as latest cutbacks loom

Hospital chiefs have sparked job fears among hundreds of Scarborough workers after confirming the trust is exploring setting up a new company to provide maintenance services.

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