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Charity calling for volunteers in Lincolnshire- can you help?

Terminal illness charity, Marie Curie, is appealing for volunteers to give up two hours of their time.

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Warnings over toy after young girl ends up in hospital with arsenic poisoning

A mother has issued a warning on social media about the dangers of a new kid’s toy after her daughter was rushed to hospital with alleged arsenic poisoning.

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Staff from Pheonix Fitness gym in Skegness take part in the 'row and spin-a-thon' in Tesco. Photos by  Mark Bensen.

Gym staff in Skegness raise hundreds for Cancer Research

Fitness centre staff in Skegness have raised hundreds for a cancer charity by taking part in a exercise machine ‘marathon’.

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Pam Ormrod, pictured with husband Barry, is hoping singing lessons will help her recover from a stroke. ANL-180502-142644001

Hope stroke victim from Skegness will sing again

A Skegness woman who is still recovering from two strokes that dramatically changed her life is hoping the power of song will bring her new hope.

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Teenager from Skegness celebrates weight loss success

A young member of a weight loss support group in Skegness has been congratulated on his success to date.

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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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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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Blake Emmerson is diving  into his new career at Skegness Swimming Pool and Fitness Suite. ANL-180102-172339001

Teen takes plunge for career in fitness in Skegness

Teenager Blake Emmerson is singing the praises of joining an apprenticeship programme, as he dives into his new career at Skegness Swimming Pool and Fitness Suite.

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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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The foodbank in Skegness was brimming with food at Christmas but now the shelves are bare. ANL-180129-162824001

Foodbank in Skegness in crisis as more families seek help

More than half of the children living in constituencies near Skegness are living in poverty.

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Wainfleet Surgery is to re-open with a limited service in April.. ANL-180131-083057001

Wainfleet surgery set to re-open

Wainfleet surgery is to re-open - almost two years after it was closed following safety concerns putting more than 2000 patients at risk.

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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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Public invited to Lincolnshire East CCG governing body meeting

Patients and the public are invited to the next meeting of NHS Lincolnshire East Clinical Commissioning Group’s Governing Body, which will take place in public in Louth next week.

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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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