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Mental health service drop-in events

Pocklington residents are being offered the chance to find out more information about changes to mental health and learning disability services in the area.

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Customers at East Riding Leisure Francis Scaife in Pocklington can now enjoy Stages Flight cycling classes.

Cycling classes take you on a virtual ride

Customers at East Riding Leisure Francis Scaife in Pocklington can now enjoy Stages Flight cycling classes.

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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.

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Obesity story, Bradford.

Health scheme for smokers and obese

East Riding of Yorkshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is introducing a health programme for smokers and people with a BMI of and/or greater than 35 to encourage local residents to improve their wellbeing and live the healthiest lives possible.

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The councils message is protect yourself and your family from the flu.

Flu jabs drive ahead of the winter months

The East Riding of Yorkshire Council is urging people in Pocklington and Market Weighton area who are eligible for the free flu vaccination to take up the offer ahead of the winter months.

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VIDEO: Sir Vince Cable urges firms to back £1m Weston Park Cancer Charity 2020 For Business Appeal

Sir Vince Cable took time out of his campaign to become the next Liberal Democrat leader to urge business leaders to back a £1 million appeal boosting world leading cancer services in Sheffield.
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Fire service supports Mental Health Awareness Week

As part of Mental Health Awareness week, Humberside Fire and Rescue Service hosted a mental health awareness conference at the KCOM Stadium in Hull.

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Yorkshire NHS hospital trust affected after suspected cyber attack targets IT systems across country

Yorkshire NHS hospital trust affected after suspected cyber attack targets IT systems across country

A hospital trust in Yorkshire is among a series across the country that appear to have been targeted by a suspected attempted cyber attack.

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Ruth Startin is hosting a pop-up restaurant in Pocklington. Picture by Paul Atkinson

Special dining out experience for autism and anxiety sufferers in Pocklington

A special dining out experience that caters for anyone that suffers from autism and anxiety takes place later this month.

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Cutting number of Yorkshire hospital beds 'unsafe'

Cutting number of Yorkshire hospital beds 'unsafe'

Plans to cut the number of hospital beds in Yorkshire would be "unsafe", official papers suggest.
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Crackit Productions are looking forpeople who have OCD to take part in a new TV series.

Production company searching for people with OCD to star in new documentary

A TV production company is casting for a new documentary based on the impact of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder.

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Pharmacies are open over the Easter weekend.

Warning: NHS England issues advice over bogus text message scam

Members of the public are being warned not to fall for a text scam, where messages are claimed to be from the NHS.

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VIDEO: Olympic icon Jessica Ennis-Hill launches £500K Beyond The Treatment cancer appeal

Olympic golden girl Dame Jessica Ennis-Hill had a blast today launching a new £500,000 Weston Park Cancer Charity appeal to improve the experiences of cancer patients in the region.
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VIDEO: Olympic icon Jessica Ennis-Hill has a blast launching cancer appeal

Sheffield's Olympic golden girl Jessica Ennis Hill is having a blast since she retired from sport as she proved at the launch of a new £500,000 Weston Park Cancer Charity appeal.
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People around the world are marking Earth Hour this evening. People in Britain are expected to join in at 8.30pm... and then they will switch their clocks forward tonight as British Summer Time begins.

Get ready to turn your clocks forward... but before that expect things to get much darker

THE nation will set their clocks forward by one hour this evening as we herald the start of British Summer Time... but tonight also sees the 10th year of Earth Hour.

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GP’s plea ignored as governing body votes to axe beds and minor injuries units

GP’s plea ignored as governing body votes to axe beds and minor injuries units

A last-minute plea to listen to the concerns of GPs representing 50,000 patients was ignored today as the governing body of the East Riding CCG voted to approve controversial plans to close three minor injuries units.

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MPs condemn shake up of community healthcare

MPs have condemned health commissioners for “failing to listen” to the thousands who signed petitions after they recommended closing minor injuries units in three East Riding towns.

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Scarlet fever warning as cases rise

Scarlet fever warning as cases rise

Parents have been warned to check their children for symptoms of scarlet fever following a growing number of cases in recent weeks.

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VIDEO: The Tinnitus Clinic launches pioneering treatment in Yorkshire

Tinnitus sufferers are being offered pioneering treatments with the launch of a leading new audiology clinic in Yorkshire.
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Morrisons recalls beef slices over listeria fears

Morrisons recalls beef slices over listeria fears

Supermarket Morrisons has recalled one of its meat-based products over concerns it may cause flu-like symptoms among vulnerable people.

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