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9 lifestyle changes could reduce your chances of getting dementia

Nine lifestyle and environmental changes starting in childhood could prevent a third of dementia cases according to an international study.

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Members of the National Citizen Service Spilsby Group (NCS) who did a car wash to raise funds to buy a defibrillator  for Toynton All Saints. ANL-170718-103310001

Youngsters in Spilsby set shining example by saving lives

l Work of Skegness NCS goes on show today

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Number of kids getting physical activity drops by 40 per cent

Number of kids getting physical activity drops by 40 per cent

The number of children getting just 60 minutes of daily physical activity has dropped by almost half, Public Health England has revealed.

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Three coffees a day is the secret to a longer life

Three coffees a day is the secret to a longer life

The secret to a long life might be three cups of coffee as a landmark study reveals it reduces the risk of death from all disease.

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Hospital to look into complaint over care of man from near Skegness

The wife of an entertainer from the Skegness area has made an official complaint to Lincoln County Hospital after her husband was minutes away from a heart operation only to be told his condition ‘could have been treated with medication’.

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Sandpits full of bugs that cause stomach upsets

Sandpits full of bugs that cause stomach upsets

Sand play pits harbour the emerging superbug C. diff that causes stomach upsets and diarrhoea and in rare cases damages the gut, a new study found.

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A new study has revealed 548 people in Northamptonshire owe their lives to organ donors.

Nearly 700 people now alive in Lincolnshire thanks to organ donation

The number of people living in Lincolnshire currently known to be alive thanks to organ transplants has reached 677.

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Sharon O'Brien of Little Steeping, who is  losing weight to raise money for cancer charity. Photo: MSKP-240617-11 ANL-170626-091551001

How woman from Spilsby is supporting friend with cancer

A woman who lives near Spilsby is putting her own body through an ordeal to support her best friend with cancer.

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Mental Health Services are based at Windsor House in Louth.

Exclusive: Louth area victim of brutal attack is at ‘breaking point’ over support

A Louth area man has delivered a damning verdict on the support available for patients with mental health issues in Lincolnshire, after revealing he has struggled for the last six years to get the help he desperately needs.

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A TASL ambulance. The company is taking on a new five-year contract to provide non-emergency patient transport in Lincolnshire. EMN-170629-134210001

New provider for non-emergency hospital patient transport in Lincolnshire

A new company will take over the contract for non-emergency patient transport in Lincolnshire from Saturday (July 1).

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Faecal bacteria discovered in drinks at Costa, Caffe Nero and Starbucks, BBC’s Watchdog finds

Faecal bacteria discovered in drinks at Costa, Caffe Nero and Starbucks, BBC’s Watchdog finds

Concerning levels of faecal bacteria were present in ice at three major high street coffee chains, according to an investigation.

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Organic product recalled due to salmonella contamination

An organic food retailer has recalled a line of tahini because salmonella has been found in the product.

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A third of animal owners confess to ‘throwing sickies’ to tend to poorly pet

A third of animal owners confess to ‘throwing sickies’ to tend to poorly pet

Nearly half of all animal owners confess that they’ve pulled a ‘sicky’ to pander to a poorly pet.

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Have your say about surgeries in Skegness area

The annual general meeting of the Beacon Medical Practice Patients’ Participation Group is being held tonight (Friday).

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Adults under 25 “twice as likely to suffer from hay fever as those aged 55 or older”

Adults under 25 “twice as likely to suffer from hay fever as those aged 55 or older”

Young adults are twice as likely to suffer from hay fever as those aged over 54, according to new research.

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Brits could be banned from all-inclusive holidays - unless they stop making fake ‘food-poisoning’ claims

Brits could be banned from all-inclusive holidays - unless they stop making fake ‘food-poisoning’ claims

Brits could be banned from going on all-inclusive holidays abroad unless they stop making fake food poisoning claims, tour operators have warned.

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There has been a rise in patients not turning up for appointments at Spilsby Surgery. ANL-170806-110814001

Surgery’s plea over patients not turning up

An appeal is being made to patients at Spilsby Surgery after the latest figures revealed just how many people are not turning up for appointments.

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A quarter of a million Brits have had cosmetic surgery

A quarter of a million Brits have had cosmetic surgery

Close to a quarter of a million Brits have undergone cosmetic surgery - at the age of 50 or over, it has emerged.

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Celebrate open day for homes

Celebrate open day for homes

A Spilsby care home is taking part in celebrations for Care Home Open Day, with a ‘Big Lunch’ event taking place this Friday, June 16.

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Cathedral event will be highlight of ‘National Carers Week’

A special service of thanksgiving at Lincoln Cathedral will be a highlight of National Carers Week on Sunday June 18.

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