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Soon babies could get 5 in 1 vaccination from birth

A one-shot jab to protect newborns against meningitis and other fatal infections has been developed by scientists.

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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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The Reluctant Runner with Tommy Coyle

RELUCTANT RUNNER: Tommy’s words will spur me on

It was the Bridlington Sports Awards last Friday and once again, I was the host with the most.Onlythis time, I was the host with a lot less after getting very close to the three-stone mark at my latest weigh-in.

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The shopper made the disgusting find at Bridlington's Aldi supermarket.

Shopper's shock at finding MOULD inside Brid supermarket pasta sauce

An customer recoiled in horror when he found a jar of mould on sale at a Bridlington supermarket.

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Read the Reluctant Runner in the Free Press each week.

I’m no expert but here are my 10 top tips

Another week, another milestone. On Saturday, my trusty bathroom scales confirmed that I have lost exactly three stones.

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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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Bridlington's 'Active Coast'

Make the most of our Active Coast

The stunning coastline around Bridlington will be used to try to get people more active this spring.

Lifestyle
Enough hidden salt in shopping baskets for 130 bags of ready salted

Enough hidden salt in shopping baskets for 130 bags of ready salted

Alarming amounts of salt are lurking in our shopping baskets - and it’s costing thousands of lives a year, warns new research.

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Warning as skin creams linked to 40 fire deaths

Warning as skin creams linked to 40 fire deaths

A group of skin creams containing paraffin have been linked to almost 40 fire deaths across Britain over the last decade.

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Smokers warned over new cigarette laws that are coming into force within weeks

Smokers warned over new cigarette laws that are coming into force within weeks

Smokers across the UK are being warned about new rules on cigarettes and tobacco that are set to come into force within a matter of weeks.

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The top 10 vaping no-nos - according to Debretts

The top 10 vaping no-nos - according to Debretts

Social etiquette experts Debrett’s has issued a guide to polite VAPING - including never vape in bed or blow vapour into someone’s face.

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Blood test for autism developed for earlier diagnosis

Blood test for autism developed for earlier diagnosis

A blood test for autism has been developed which could lead to children being diagnosed at an earlier age.

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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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The affected eggs.

Popular Easter eggs recalled over health risk

Two easter eggs, made by a popular premium chocolate brand have been recalled after it was revealed that they could pose a health risk to some customers.

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Daniel Darkes

Doctors now ‘80% certain’ Brit is the first person ever to cure himself of type 1 diabetes

Tests show a man may well hold the secret to a cure for an illness that kills 1.5 million people every year.

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Visitor experience manager Sarah Aitken with Pat Gardner and a team of volunteers who are learning how to use the defibrillator.

Pat’s gift could save a life

A piece of vital life-saving equipment has been installed at the RSPB’s Bempton Cliffs centre, thanks to the generosity and dedication of a Yorkshire lady.

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Children are tucking into lunchboxes with double their daily sugar intake

Millions of children are tucking into lunchboxes containing more than double their daily sugar intake, a study has found.

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Do you really need to eat ten portions of fruit and veg a day?

Do you really need to eat ten portions of fruit and veg a day?

Only a quarter of UK adults manage to eat the officially recommended five portions of fruit and vegetables a day. In fact, almost half eat less than three a day.

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Vital component of cannabis ‘may help treat anxiety and substance abuse’

Vital component of cannabis ‘may help treat anxiety and substance abuse’

A key ingredient of cannabis may help treat anxiety and drug addiction, suggests a new study.

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All the establishments scored a one out of five food hygiene rating.

Revealed: Brid restaurants, pubs and takeaways that need 'major improvement'

These are the Bridlington restaurants and takeaways where health inspectors say “major improvement” is needed.
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