Mobile unit for cancer patients

Yorkshire’s first mobile chemotherapy unit has been launched and will visit Bridlington regularly to allow cancer patients to be treated closer to home.

Dr Alan Sykes joined the surgery in 1984

Village GP: ‘It was more than a job to him’

A doctor who gave decades of service to a village surgery has died at the age of 63.

Bridlington Hospital

Hospital jobs: ‘It is just so demoralising’

Hospital chiefs have sparked job fears among 120 Bridlington workers after confirming the trust is exploring setting up a new company to provide maintenance services.

Jermain Defoe met his friend Bradley Lowery last night as the family say their little boy is finding it hard to breathe.

Jermain Defoe visits cancer battler Bradley Lowery as family say he is 'finding breathing difficult'

Terminally-ill football fan Bradley Lowery was visited by his "best friend" Jermain Defoe after his family threw him a party.
A third of people lack knowledge of food hygiene a new survey found.

Food poisoning risk over poor food hygiene

People in the East Yorkshire and Humber region are still putting themselves at risk of food poisoning through lack of knowledge of food hygiene, a report said.

The cyclists at the finish line

Doctor beats ‘brutal’ hills to complete cycle route

Bridlington GP Dr Tom Milligan and his friends completed their coast-to-coast cycle challenge in under 11 hours on Saturday.


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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Course on how to deal with stress

A free four-week course to help people cope with stress and anxiety begins next Wednesday.

Healthwatch in North Yorkshire and York urge NHS national bodies to put patient safety before money.

Scarborough and Bridlington hospitals facing "significant cost reductions"

A health watchdog has said that the organisations which run Scarborough and Bridlington hospitals needs to make "significant cost reductions".
Andrew Pickering

Hat-trick of Mr Britain titles for Andrew

Weeks of dedication paid of for Andrew Pickering as he picked up the biggest title of his career to date.

Dr Tom Milligan

Doctor is OSCAR’s winner

Most people who tackle the Way of the Roses cycle challenge aim to complete it in three days. Some even allow themselves five days.

East Riding Leisure

Extra classes at leisure centre

New classes have taken the total of sessions run at East Riding Leisure Bridlington to 85 each week.

Children play in a water fountain in Bradford, Yorkshire, as Britain is set to bask in its hottest day of the year this weekend, with the fine weather continuing into next week.

Yorkshire weather: Tips for coping during the heatwave

Yorkshire is basking in glorious sunshine and temperatures have hit 30C.

The number of people with diabetes in Bridlington is significantly higher than the national average

Diabetes: Bridlington’s health timebomb

Bridlington’s health services are reaching ‘crisis point’ as the town struggles with the growing epidemic of diabetes.

What a difference six months makes

THE RELUCTANT RUNNER: I’ve reached the finish line

The final results are in.

Bridlington Hospital.

Four jailed for theft from hospital

Four men have been jailed after stealing nitrous oxide from Bridlington Hospital.

After completing a 5km run, its time to reflect and say thank you

THE RELUCTANT RUNNER: Thank you to everyone who helped

If you thought the Reluctant Runner column would have disappeared after I completed my challenge last week, sorry, I’m still here.

It wasn't especially fast or elegant, but it was a run. A 5km run

The Reluctant Runner: Six months working up to this

My time had come, it was the day of my first Parkrun.

Presentation time in front of students who knew far more than I did

Theory test, the practical

This weekend is D-Day, Parkrun day. Am I going to be able to complete the 5km run?

The volunteers who make sure Sewerby Parkrun goes smoothly

THE RELUCTANT RUNNER: What can I expect at the Parkrun?

In just over a week, I will be at Sewerby Parkrun.

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