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Watch: Year 7 students at Harrogate High School learn how to save a life

Year 7 students at Harrogate High School have joined some 25,000 other schoolchildren across the country for a lesson that could save someone's life.

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Endoscopy Suite Manager, Lorraine Dyson shows where the new unit will stand this time next year. Picture: Adrian Murray

Construction starts on new £7 million Endoscopy Unit at Harrogate District Hospital

Work to deliver a brand new £7 million Endoscopy Suite at Harrogate District Hospital is now underway.

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Interesting ingredients are on the menu at local restaurants

Interesting ingredients are on the menu at local restaurants

‘Feel good’ food & drink chain Filmore & Union has launched a new Autumn menu which introduces a ‘health-inspired neighbourhood dining’ concept found in cities like London and San Francisco, to its Yorkshire restaurants.

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Angela Schofield, incoming Chair of HDFT. Picture: HDFT

Harrogate District NHS Foundation Trust says hello to new Chair

The new Chairman of Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust has said she is 'delighted' to be joining a 'high performing' and 'successful' team.

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The new Air Quality Action Plan will include all four AQMAs declared across the district.

Work to start on 'action plan' to improve Harrogate District air quality

Work is set to begin on an action plan to improve air quality across the Harrogate District following the declaration of two new Air Quality Management Areas (AQMA).

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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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Whether you are a business or an individual, Maggie's Yorkshire needs your help

We are calling on the people of Yorkshire to get behind the creation of the country's first Maggie's Centre.

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'If there had been a Maggie’s in Leeds I could have gone there, had someone to talk to and feel safe. You cannot put a price on that.'

Yorkshire is the biggest county in Britain not to have a Maggie's Centre... something which cancer patient Harriet Dow is delighted to have put right.

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Maggie's: Battling against the fear of cancer in place to comfort and inspire

The breathtaking design of the new Yorkshire Maggie's centre is vital to helping with the care and support of the people it will serve.

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Hannah Bissett with her son Sebastian.

Postpartum psychosis: Mums open up on a mental illness that can lead to someone harming themselves or their baby

Giving birth and becoming a mum can be a daunting and challenging time for any woman – but for every one in one thousand, this transition is devastated by a serious and potentially life-threatening mental illness.
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The first Dementia Connection meeting will be held on October 3 at 7:30pm, at the Pine Marten.

New group created in Harrogate to support children of people living with dementia

A new group has been created in Harrogate to support children of people living with dementia.

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Walking ideas to get out and about

Walking ideas to get out and about

Local walking scheme the Hambleton Strollers has put together a booklet with a number of different walks to try in and around Northallerton.

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There are three walks per week with walks that take around 30 to 40 minutes

One step closer to a healthier lifestyle

In an effort to get more people out walking, Age UK launched its Walking for Health scheme. As part of this initiative, a walking group called the Staying Steady Strollers was set up.

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Dancing is a good way for people to keep fit

Get on your dancing shoes and move

Wannabe dancers who fancy following in the footsteps of their favourite Strictly Come Dancing stars have the chance to twinkle their toes and raise money for Martin House Hospice Care for Children and Young People.

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Is the Harrogate District fighting to be heard on mental health?

Across the Harrogate District, patients, carers, and residents are being called upon to have their say in the future of mental health services in our area.
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Mark Smith with his wife Caroline and daughters Emily (6) and Ellie (2). (1709051AM1)

Organ Donation Week: Harrogate dad says transplant 'transformed' his life

As part of Organ Donation Week (September 4-10), the Harrogate Advertiser Series is backing an appeal for residents across the District to start a conversation that could save lives.

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People are being asked to have their say.

How would you improve mental health services in Harrogate District?

Residents across the Harrogate District have been asked 'how they would improve mental health services in the area, while making the most of the money available'.
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Even 10 minutes of physical exercise, such as going for a walk, is good for you.

Get up, out and walking with new app

A new free app has been launched in a bid to get Yorkshire’s middle-aged adults up and moving, in response to startling evidence of inactivity.

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Patients at Harrogate District Hospital can expect to see some big changes to the front foyer in 2018.

Overhaul of Harrogate hospital's main entrance to introduce 'touchscreen' check-in

Patients arriving at Harrogate District Hospital can expect to see some big changes to the main entrance of the building, as early as next year.

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Ripon city councillor Stuart Martin has called for transparency on the future of Ripon community hospital's services.

Health chief calls for clarity over future of Ripon's minor injuries unit

The Harrogate and Rural District CCG said there are “no current plans” to close Ripon’s minor injuries unit, but the Chair of North Yorkshire’s Scrutiny of Health Committee has called for clarity on the future of the hospital’s services.

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