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Thousands raised to help teenager with brain haemorrhage get home

An appeal to bring a 17-year-old home after she suffered a brain haemorrhage on holiday has raised thousands.

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Shanna Newby.

Halifax family’s plea for help to get teen home after suffering brain injury on holiday

What should have been a dream holiday for a young Halifax couple turned into a nightmare when a 17-year-old girl suffered a brain haemorrhage.

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Hospital plan ‘will save £175m’ - but a new PFI deal is needed

Hospital plan ‘will save £175m’ - but a new PFI deal is needed

Controversial plans to demolish Huddersfield Royal Infirmary and replace the hospital with a smaller site without an A&E department will save the NHS £175m – but are reliant on pursuing a new PFI deal, a business case supporting the proposal has revealed.

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Race For Life - Pretty Muddy, Savile Park. Warm-up.

Mud, glorious mud! Halifax women get Pretty Muddy for a great cause!

Women from across Yorkshire took part in the first Halifax Pretty Muddy event on Saturday to raise money for Cancer Research UK.

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Health secretary to review controversial hospital plan for Calderdale and Huddersfield

The health secretary will be asked to review controversial changes to hospital services in Calderdale and Huddersfield.

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Halifax care home slammed and faces action from health watchdog

Halifax care home slammed and faces action from health watchdog

A shortstaffed nursing home failed to make improvements after warning notices were issued by the health watchdog over poor care.

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Cause: Fundraising for Jackie Hills grand-daughter Alice is being undertaken by old friends in Calderdale

£50,000 appeal to help save life of Alice, four

Calderdale friends of a schoolmate are helping raise money for £50,000 life-saving treatment and operation on her grand-daughter.

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Calderdale and Huddersfield hospital plan could be referred to Jeremy Hunt

Calderdale and Huddersfield hospital plan could be referred to Jeremy Hunt

A council health watchdog is being urged to reject controversial changes to hospital services after new details emerged.

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Triple challenge: Some of the Marshalls staff who took part in the triathlon

Triathlon hundred raise £6,500

More than 100 members of a Calderdale company took part in a team triathlon to raise money for a mental health charity.

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Outstanding achiever: Thomas received his Panathlon award at University Academy Keighley

Teenager will scale heights - on just one leg

A TEENAGER who held a leaving party for his leg, which he will lose in a crucial operation, is about the scale a climbing wall for a new fundraising challenge.

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Jermain Defoe met his friend Bradley Lowery last night as the family say their little boy is finding it hard to breathe.

Jermain Defoe visits cancer battler Bradley Lowery as family say he is 'finding breathing difficult'

Terminally-ill football fan Bradley Lowery was visited by his "best friend" Jermain Defoe after his family threw him a party.
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VIDEO: Sir Vince Cable urges firms to back £1m Weston Park Cancer Charity 2020 For Business Appeal

Sir Vince Cable took time out of his campaign to become the next Liberal Democrat leader to urge business leaders to back a £1 million appeal boosting world leading cancer services in Sheffield.
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Hebden Bridge Picture House launches autism friendly screenings

Hebden Bridge Picture House launches autism friendly screenings

Hebden Bridge Picture House has announced the launch of autism friendly screenings from July 2017, which aim to promote the cinema-going experience for people with autism, sensory sensitivity or a learning disability.

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Children play in a water fountain in Bradford, Yorkshire, as Britain is set to bask in its hottest day of the year this weekend, with the fine weather continuing into next week.

Yorkshire weather: Tips for coping during the heatwave

Yorkshire is basking in glorious sunshine and temperatures have hit 30C.

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Calderdale Police Awards Evening. PCs Paul Walker, James Gibbs and special constable Daniel Jones.

Going above and beyond call of duty

Brave, heroic, dedicated. These are just some of the words which could be used to describe those recognised at the 2017 Calderdale Police Awards.

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Hospital appointment chaos causes longer waits in Calderdale

Hospital appointment chaos causes longer waits in Calderdale

An NHS trust has apologised for chaos with its appointments system after patients faced long delays when trying to book themselves into clinics.

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Your Health: Top tips for gardeners this summertime

Your Health: Top tips for gardeners this summertime

Watching the highlights from RHS Chelsea Flower Show this week and with gardening listed as a hobby for over half the adult population of the UK it reminded me that there are a lot of people at risk of injury now that the peak gardening season is here.

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Todmorden Sports Centre

Todmorden Sports Centre closes today for essential repairs

Essential repairs are needed at Todmorden Sports Centre and will see areas of the building close from today.

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People should 'fight their instincts' and FLOAT

New life-saving advice says floating, not swimming, could prevent drowning in cold water

People should ‘fight their instincts’ and FLOAT rather than try to swim if they fall into water, according to new advice from the RNLI.

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Nurses in tears after 20 home visits in a shift

Nurses in tears after 20 home visits in a shift

Overworked nurses were in tears during a visit by government inspectors to a shortstaffed community health provider.

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