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Grantham and Stamford MP in cross-party push on NHS

Nick Boles has made a cross-party plea for long-term funding of the NHS and social care.

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Don’t forget to order repeat prescriptions ahead of busy bank holiday period

Don’t forget to order repeat prescriptions ahead of busy bank holiday period

With the May Day bank holiday rapidly approaching, patients are being reminded to order their repeat prescriptions in plenty of time.

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Richard Hall and Graham Richardson with a Ferrari bobsleigh they 'borrowed' from the Italy national team

Golden oldies are top guns on the tracks

Two bobsleighers are celebrating after another successful season on the slopes.

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Raising awareness of diabetes risk in our area

Raising awareness of diabetes risk in our area

People are being urged to learn more about the risks of diabetes during a prevention week later this month.

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Ketton Surgery'Photo: Lee Hellwing

Consultation on proposed closure of Ketton Surgery extended by a month

The consultation on the proposed closure of Ketton Branch Surgery has been extended, following feedback from patients.

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Men will sing for good cause

A number of men from Stamford and Rutland will be performing live on stage in Men United in Song, a charity concert supporting Prostate Cancer UK at Peterborough’s Cresset Theatre on Saturday, April 14.

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New time frame for support

New time frame for support

A support group for bereaved children is being given a new look in the hope more youngsters can be helped following the death of a loved one.

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Liz Fell, Noah Fell, 9, Isaac Fell, 11 and Simon Fell Photo: Lee Hellwing

Couple’s charity effort is tribute to sick son Isaac

A Tallington barrister is completing the London Marathon and a gruelling 69-mile challenge with her husband to raise cash for charities which have supported her son who has leukaemia.

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MP Nick Boles

Grantham and Stamford MP joins push for NHS funding review

Nick Boles has repeated his calls for a specific NHS tax to pay for the NHS and social care

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Public NHS governing body meeting in Market Deeping

Public NHS governing body meeting in Market Deeping

Patients and the public are invited to the next governing body meeting of the NHS South Lincolnshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG).

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Investment in skills is the key to the future so we won’t need to rely on people moving here

Investment in skills is the key to the future so we won’t need to rely on people moving here

This week, after years of campaigning by Lincolnshire MPs, the government has announced the creation of a medical school for Lincolnshire at the University of Lincoln.

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‘Yoga days’ off for Lincolnshire Police

Lincolnshire Police is to give staff two extra days off to improve their physical and mental well-being.

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Peterborough and Stamford hospital staff named ‘most active’

Peterborough and Stamford hospital staff named ‘most active’

North West Anglia Foundation Trust has been named the most active trust after staff stepped up to the Virgin Pulse Global Challenge to increase their activity.

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Andy Sutton

Disabled Rutland Canoe Club member aims to kayak in to the record books

A disabled sportsman is preparing to take on a gruelling challenge and at the same time put himself into the record books.

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Volunteers brewing their bit for Fairtrade fortnight

Despite the snow threatening their efforts, those who support Fairtrade Fortnight wrapped up warm and carried on anyway.

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Rutland’s men’s group needs bigger premises - can you help?

A Rutland men’s group created to combat the loneliness and isolation that so often lead to depression later in life is looking for bigger premises as it continues to go from strength to strength.

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Wayne Gaines, bar manager at Grainstore Brewery Tap in Oakham

Trailblazing Oakham pub introduces eco-straws

An Oakham pub has ditched traditional plastic straws in favour of biodegradable alternatives in a bid to reduce the amount of waste it sends to landfill.

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Anger over plans to close Ketton Branch Surgery

Anger over plans to close Ketton Branch Surgery

Patients at Ketton’s doctors’ surgery have hit out after proposals to close it.

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Outpatient clinics and surgeries cancelled at Peterborough City Hospital

Outpatient clinics and surgeries cancelled at Peterborough City Hospital

A severe water supply issue at Peterborough City Hospital has led to all outpatient clinics and surgeries being cancelled today (Monday, February 26).

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Stamford doctors surgeries to launch new booking system

The two doctors surgeries in Stamford will get a new booking system next week as part of a drive to improve standards.

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