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Heart appeal reaches its £5,000 target

Bridlington proved it has a huge heart, by helping a fund-raising campaign reach its £5,000 target well ahead of schedule.

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Buy a brick to show your support for Maggie’s Yorkshire cancer centre

Yorkshire’s first cancer centre for patients from across the region is expected to open next year after almost a decade in the pipeline.

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IN PICTURES: Bridlington Hospital at 30

Bridlington Hospital marked its 30th anniversary on Saturday, with an open day giving the public to meet the staff and tour the theatres.

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Bridlington Dental Care on Prospect Street

Surgery closes due to lack of dentists

Hundreds of patients have been left without an NHS dentist in Bridlington after a town centre surgery shut for good.

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Alcohol consumption can cause dehydration to happen more easily

The alcoholic drinks which put you at most risk of dehydration

The scorching summer heatwave isn't something we're particularly accustomed to here in the UK, so naturally everyone is keen to make the most of the sunshine while it sticks around.

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Bridlington Hospital

Celebrate 30 years of town’s hospital

Bridlington Hospital is throwing open its doors as it marks its 30th birthday – and the special guest will be the first baby to be born at the site in 1988.

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Temperatures are expected to rise this week.

Health advice for heatwave conditions

As Bridlington basks is warm weather, the council's public health team has advised older and more vulnerable residents to take extra care.

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Smoking in cars carrying children was outlawed in October 2015.

Yorkshire councils issued just one fine in first two years of ban on smoking in cars carrying children

Only one person in the whole of Yorkshire and the Humber was fined in the first two years after it became illegal to smoke in cars carrying a child, a new analysis has found.

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Stephen Buckley rings the bell at castle Hill Hospital to mark the end of his treatment, accompanied by radiographer Lydia Dearing, who came up with the idea.

New bell is symbol of hope

After ringing the bell to signify the end of his cancer treatment, a Bridlington patient has praised the NHS staff who helped during his battle.

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Urgent recall issued by Tesco, Aldi and Nisa after METAL found in sausage rolls

Pastry products sold at major supermarkets are being urgently recalled following the discovery of metal in some items.
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Lauren Cooke

East Yorkshire lifeguard saves baby's life while on holiday

A teenage lifeguard who patrols East Yorkshire's beaches saved a baby's life while she was on holiday in Crete

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Jason Liversidge in his usual wheelchair which he will swap for a 55mph model

Jason looks to set new land speed world record

He cannot walk or talk, but by reaching the top of Snowdon and abseiling off the Humber Bridge, Jason Liversidge has proved he will not let Motor Neurone Disease stop him achieving his dreams.

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PIC: NHS

NHS send out urgent appeal as stocks of these blood groups run worryingly low

The NHS are urgently appealing for people with particular blood types to come forward and donate.

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The Have A Heart, Save A Life Appeal

Thank the Lords! Heart campaign passes £3,500

The Have A Heart, Save A Life campaign has reached £3,593 – after a generous donation of £500 from the Lord Feoffees.
The appeal is trying to raise £5,000 to hold a heart screening day in Bridlington in October, where 100 people aged under 35 can be tested for heart conditions.
To donate, visit www.justgiving.com/crowdfunding/bridlington-heart-screening-day.

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Rhian Monteith

Blackpool nurse helps reduce A&E visits from a group of ‘frequent callers’ by 90 per cent

A senior Blackpool paramedic’s innovative idea has reduced A&E visits from “frequent callers” by up to 90 per cent is now being rolled out across the country.

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There are some excellent job opportunities on offer around Yorkshire in the healthcare profession

8 ideal jobs currently up for grabs in Yorkshire if you want to work in healthcare

Looking to kick start or progress your career in the healthcare industry?

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The Macmillan Wolds Unit closed earlier this year.

Unit’s funds will stay in Bridlington

Money which was given to the now-closed Macmillan Wolds Unit are guaranteed to only be used to help the people of Bridlington.

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Health warning issued with vampire flies set to infest parts of Britain

Warning after increase in cases of fly bites that can cause groin swelling and fever

Sun revellers are being warned by NHS England to be on alert for the blood-sucking Blandford fly, after cases related to the insect bite have dramatically increased in recent months.
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Potentially deadly 'thunder fever' set to hit Yorkshire this weekend

An urgent warning has been issued to Yorkshire asthma fever sufferers after experts predicted a risk of the potentially deadly 'thunder fever' over the coming days.
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Lloyd Dowson at their last challenge at Blast Fitness in January.

Staff set for tough time on the beach

Staff from a Bridlington business will be heading to the beach next week – but they certainly won’t be relaxing.

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