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Stroke campaign is launched

A campaign has been launched to remind people in Sleaford and across the East Midlands to be aware of the symptoms of a stroke and to raise the alarm at the first signs of one taking place.

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Willow House Physiotherapy, official opening. L-R Mary Simpson and Richard Simpson - owners, Becky Marshall - sports massage therapist, Linda Johnston - neuro physio, Elizabeth Webster - practice administrator. EMN-180131-133824001

New physiotherapy and personal training practice opens in village

A newly-extended physiotherapy practice in Billinghay has been officially opened.

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Kathy Longbone

£240k funding for Macmillan cancer services

Work to transform cancer services across Lincolnshire will soon get underway after health bosses secured more than £240,000 of Macmillan funding.

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Did you join in step aerobics classes at William Robertson School back in 1993? EMN-180202-153556001

Nostalgia 1993 - Stepping up for fitness classes at William Robertson School

This week’s nostalgic photo from 1993 features teenagers at Welbourn’s William Robertson School joining in new step aerobic classes.

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From left, Nikki Silver, CEO of LIVES, with Brett Forman, one of the new LIVES medics, and Emma Fletcher from CDS Action. EMN-180702-115256001

Funding boost for Lincolnshire life-saving charity

A Lincolnshire charity will be able to recruit and train three additional medical responders thanks to a donation of more than £15,000.

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Lincolnshire East CCG raises awareness for Tinnitus Week

Lincolnshire East CCG raises awareness for Tinnitus Week

Lincolnshire East CCG is raising awareness of tinnitus during Tinnitus Week, which runs from February 5-11.

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The Bikers 4 Macmillan group.

Bikers gearing up for epic ride

A group of bikers from Sleaford are literally going that extra mile to help a charity - with their 10th anniversary ride-out in aid of Macmillan.

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RAF Typhoons at Nellis Air Force Base. Picture: SAC James Skerrett. EMN-180502-124601001

RAF Coningsby Typhoon’s take part in world’s largest air combat exercise

Fighter jets from RAF Coningsby have been invited to take part in the world’s largest and most complex air combat exercise.

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Alan Kent. EMN-180102-122841001

NHS trust announces latest addition to board

Lincolnshire Community Health Services NHS Trust (LCHS) has welcomed a new associate non-executive director to its Board.

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Launch of stroke campaign in the East Midlands

According to current figures, about 92,000 people on GP registers in the East Midlands have had a stroke, and in 2016, more than 2,500 died from a stroke.

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Hitching a ride. Female toads carry the males piggyback style to the breeding ponds. EMN-180131-121040001

Willing wildlife volunteers are wanted to help protect annual migration web-footed lovers near Sleaford

A group of conservation-minded locals each year take turns to patrol a stretch of a country just south of Sleaford making sure amorous toads get across safely on their annual migration to mate and spawn.

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Fake toys are flooding the UK market and can be dangerous

Dangerous counterfeit toys that can cause cancer and even KILL are flooding the market

Dangerous fake toys that can cause cancer or even KILL are flooding into the UK – costing the industry a whopping £400 million last year.

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Represenatives from St Barnabas Hospice with a young Lincoln City fan and club manager Danny Cowley (centre). EMN-180126-122157001

Charity partnership for Lincolnshire-based hospice

A hospice which cares for patients across Lincolnshire has been awarded a charity partnership with Lincoln City football club.

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Guest speakers and organisers from this year's WRES conference. EMN-180126-114046001

Conference celebrates importance of equal opportunities for Lincolnshire’s NHS staff

NHS staff from black and ethnic minority backgrounds have been sharing their experiences of working in Lincolnshire at a countywide conference.

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Community news

Raising awareness and support of young carers in Lincolnshire

Today (January 25) Lincolnshire County Council is supporting Young Carers Awareness Day to ensure young people who are caring for a loved one get the help they need.

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Culverthorpe Hall. EMN-180124-145541001

Enjoy a countryside walk around Culverthorpe

People interested in going for a walk around the countryside of Culverthorpe and surrounding villages can join an organised event.

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Doctors offering screening advice

Doctors from the British Islamic Medical Association are holding an information event in Sleaford encouraging more people to get screened for cancer.

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Launching Lincolnshire Polices new fitness scheme. Pictured from left - Louise OReilly, Chief Constable Bill Skelly, D/Sgt Philip Elliot, Kirsty James, Dan Rogers (Commercial Manager, YMCA Lincolnshire), Julie Bratton, PC Emma Nash, Trevor Mealing, Insp Jesbir Kumar, T/Insp Rachel Harrison, Julie Wilkins (Lincolnshire Police, Chief of Staff) and Dr Hannah Henderson. EMN-180119-121928001

Lincolnshire Police launch new staff fitness and wellbeing programme

Lincolnshire Police are embarking on a new project to help its staff keep fit and healthy.

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Lincs & Notts Air Ambulance to become operational ‘24 hours a day’

Lincs & Notts Air Ambulance have announced today (Thursday) that they are extending their life-saving service to become operational 24 hours a day, working through the day and night.

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Reminder to buy medicine over the counter

With winter halfway through and spring on the horizon, people across Lincolnshire are being reminded they can buy a wide range of medicines over the counter from their local pharmacy or supermarket, without the need for a prescription.

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