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Super nurture group receives top award

A ‘magical’ group that nurtures boys with behavioural issues has received a national award.

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East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust loses contract

Confusion over council’s defibrillator decision

Stamford Town Council has said it is willing to support three defibrillators in the town centre despite minutes from a meeting revealing councillors felt “there was no need” for more of the life-saving devices.

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Dentists.

Rutland dental team’s bid to raise awareness

A dental team in Oakham will be spending this month trying to raise awareness of the risk and factors and symptoms of mouth cancer.

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Tracey Jessop-Thompson, Jordan Graham, Sophie Stone and head teacher Richard Lord at The Deepings School for a CRY heart test screening weekend.  Photo by Tim Wilson.  SG160917-267TW.

Deepings heart test screening weekend sees results

A heart test screening weekend at The Deepings School in memory of a former student may have proved a lifesaver, based on the findings.

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Consultant gets pretigious award

Consultant gets pretigious award

A consultant with a passion for older people’s healthcare has been awarded a prestigious national award.

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Tracey Jessop-Thompson, Jordan Graham, Sophie Stone and head teacher Richard Long outside The Deepings School where a cardiac testing weekend led by CRY (Cardiac Risk in the Young) took place in memory of former student Lucy Jessop.
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TUESDAY TALK: How Lucy Jessop is at the heart of the matter

There were no warning signs whatsoever that Lucy Jessop would be one of 12 people aged 14 to 35 who die in the UK every week from undiagnosed cardiac conditions.

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Take a minute to listen and ask RUOK?

Take a minute to listen and ask RUOK?

In the run-up to World Suicide Prevention Day on Sunday (September 10), Lincolnshire organisations are raising awareness that taking a minute to offer support and listen in a non-judgmental way, can make all the difference to family, friends and colleagues.

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Heidi and Jason Rock host Party on the Pitch at Bourne Rugby Club on Saturday from noon until midnight.  Photo by Paul Brooks Photography.

Heidi’s ‘celebration of life’ in Bourne after fear of death

A Bourne mother-of-two with incurable breast cancer intends to celebrate life with her family and friends at the town’s rugby club on Saturday.

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Intercity Technolgy staff taking on The Wolf Run, from left  Rob Stanley, Siobhan Quinn, Adam Jeffery, Lisa Batty, Stewart Nicol, Jas Singh, Barnaby Allan. Submitted.

Firm raise thousands for brain tumour unit

Work colleagues of an Oakham man who died after developing a brain tumour have fundraised nearly £3,500 for the hospital which looked after him.

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Community news.

NHS to invest in new dental surgery in contract worth £6m

People across Leicestershire and Rutland will soon benefit from improved access to local NHS dental care after NHS England Central Midlands awarded seven contracts to dental service providers, worth £6.3m annually.

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Care Quality Inspection acknowledges improvements to East Midlands Ambulance Service

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has today (Tuesday, June 13) published a report on East Midlands Ambulance Service (EMAS) acknowledging the improvements made since the service was rated indequate last May.

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Internal work starts at rehab centre

Project partners on site at The Get Busy Living Centre

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Improve mental health care plea

A woman bravely fighting mental health problems is appealing for more help to be made available to fellow sufferers.

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Cooking up healthy lessons for youngsters

Pupils have enjoyed a free breakfast as part of a school’s bid to improve wellbeing.

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Marc Jones, Police and Crime Commissioner for Lincolnshire. Photo by Tim Wilson.  SG130416-100TW.

County signs up for new dementia plan to find missing people

Families in South Holland and the Deepings can now turn to the police for help if a loved one with dementia goes missing.

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As London Marathon approaches, these runners are raring to go

Two people from Stamford will be pounding the streets of the capital later this month for the London Marathon in aid of causes close to their hearts.

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The first day at the City Hospital. Exterior

Hospital trusts join forces to save cash

Two local hospital trusts have combined forces to form a new organisation that will run Peterborough City Hospital, Hinchingbrooke Hospital and Stamford Hospital.

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Breast cancer sufferer Caroline and her friends donate cheque for £13,000 to Peterborough and Stamford Hospitals Trust

A group of fundraisers from Market Deeping have handed over a cheque for £13,887.28 to Peterborough City Hospital in honour of a friend battling breast cancer.

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Prince Harry meets runners taking part in the London Marathon for mental health charity Heads Together.  Photo by Owen Humphreys/PA Wire.

Mental health initiative backed by Lincolnshire Police and young royals

Lincolnshire Police has followed a royal lead in backing a ground-breaking campaign encouraging people to be open about mental health.

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Neil Wood, Kieran McFarlane (back third and fourth right) and members of Bourne under-17s rugby team who have entered the Peterborough 5k Inflatable Fun Run for charity.  Photo by Hannah Clark.

Bourne rugby youngsters in inflatable fun run for crash survivor

Young sportsmen from Bourne are ready for a team game with a difference to raise money for a father-of-two seriously injured in a road crash.

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