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VIDEO: Put your feet up to help raise £10,000 for Yorkshire Air Ambulance with Redbrick

Forget sponsored runs for charity...this weekend you can help raise £10,000 for the Yorkshire Air Ambulance by putting your feet up or getting a good night's sleep!
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A paid-for trial period for the shuttle bus will commence from July 18.

New trial for hospital shuttle bus

The East Riding of Yorkshire Council is set to run a 12-week trial of the Bridlington to Scarborough Hospital shuttle bus.
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Bridlington Hospital's free shuttle bus service is in peril

Official urges paid-for shuttle bus

An East Riding Council transport manager has encouraged the funders of the ceasing hospital shuttle bus to trial a paid-for service.

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Revelations about Yorkshire Ambulance Service

Yorkshire Ambulance Service's £600,000 compensation for staff

Yorkshire Ambulance Service has paid out more than £600,000 in compensation to staff injured at work over the past two years.
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Simple steps for a healthier you

Simple steps for a healthier you

Most people believe that one of the best ways of losing weight is to cut down on carbohydrates.
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The study suggests that the drug could reverse age-related changes in the brain

Experimental Alzheimer’s drug ‘reverses dementia triggers’

An experimental Alzheimer's drug reverses changes in the brain that can trigger dementia, according to new research.

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Robots currently have to be worked by surgeons

Robots could perform heart and cancer surgery

Cancer and heart operations could soon be carried out entirely by robots - reducing the risk of mistakes, according to new research.

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One in four people with food allergies taken ill while dining out

One in four people with food allergies taken ill while dining out

One in four people with a potentially fatal food allergy has suffered a reaction while dining out in the last 12 months, according to new research.

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Passengers are angry that the shuttle bus service is set to stop in July NBFP PA1617-2a

Petition to Save Our Shuttle

A petition to save the crucial shuttle bus service from Bridlington to Scarborough Hospital has been launched.

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Bridlington Hospital

Brid Hospital unit faces new review

Health officials are to launch a public consultation after they carry out a review of Bridlington Hospital’s Minor Injuries Unit later this year.

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Packaging can be bad for you.

Fast food lovers exposed to chemical linked with autism and asthma

If you love tucking into burgers and pizzas it's not just the takeaway that's bad for you - even the packaging can damage your health.

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Keep your Easter eggs away from pets.

Easter chocolate warning for pet owners

In the run-up to Easter, vets are warning pet owners to keep all chocolate away from their pets after revealing it is the main cause of poisonings in dogs

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Bridlington Hospital

Bosses speak about hospital improvements

East Riding of Yorkshire Councillors have heard from health bosses about how improvements have been made at Bridlington Hospital.

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Product Warning

Supermarket recalls Chicken Tikka in listeria scare

Supermarket chain Spar has recalled its Tikka Chicken Chunks over fears they are contaminated with a food poisoning bug.

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Vaping can be bad for your health.

Warning over electronic cigarettes

Electronic cigarette users across the UK are being warned that e-smoke may cause eye-irritation.

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Apricots.

Fruit packs withdrawn due to cyanide fears

Packs of organic apricot kernels have been withdrawn because wrong labels fail to warn of cyanide poisoning risk if too many are eaten.

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Facing the facts of the ‘most depressing day of the year’ as so-called Blue Monday approaches

Over the coming days prepare to have it drilled into you that the “most depressing day of the year” is on the horizon – but should we really battening down the emotional hatches?

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Junior doctors’ strike: What should patients do across Yorkshire?

The NHS has insisted that there are ‘robust plans’ in place, as junior doctors prepare to strike. The industrial action by the doctors is set to take place over new contracts for them, being drawn up by the government.

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Josh Beasley, who is set to climb Mont Blanc in memory of his late mother, Anne Beasley

Moving mountains for mum

A teenager waiting to find out whether he has inherited an incurable illness from his late mother is to conquer a mountain in her memory.

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Yorkshire Ambulance Service staff taking 999 calls.

Reality of 'Mad Friday' antics revealed in 999 calls staff 'tweetathon'

The chaotic reality of 'Mad Friday' revelry was revealed during a real-time online event.
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