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Young cancer survivor gets dream opportunity from charity

A young cancer survivor from Buxton has enjoyed the chance to take a sailing break thanks to a charity set up by a Derbyshire hero.

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Up, up and away...Redbrick aims to raise 10,000 this weekend for the Yorkshire Air Ambulance

VIDEO: Put your feet up to help raise £10,000 for Yorkshire Air Ambulance with Redbrick

Forget sponsored runs for charity...this weekend you can help raise £10,000 for the Yorkshire Air Ambulance by putting your feet up or getting a good night's sleep!
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ENJOYING LIFE AGAIN -- happy users of the Beardwood Natural Living Project at the farms picnic area.

Cash boost for High Peak farm that helps drug and alcohol addicts recover

A project, based in High Peak, that helps people recover from alcohol or drug addiction is to receive a share of nearly £200,000 worth of funding from Derbyshire County Council.

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Cats carry a rare bacteria in their mouths and claws, which can be passed on to humans.

Cuddling cats could be deadly

Cuddling cats may be deadly, according to new research.

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Patients ‘are dying’ because ambulance crews are in ‘crisis’

Patients ‘are dying’ because ambulance crews are in ‘crisis’

Patients ‘are dying’ because ambulance crews are in ‘crisis’

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58 serious incidents reported to East Midlands Ambulance Service in a year

58 serious incidents reported to East Midlands Ambulance Service in a year

Almost 60 serious incidents were reported to East Midlands Ambulance Service (EMAS) in a year, new figures have shown.

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CONCERNED -- Lucy Boardman and Andrew Bingham.

Teenager’s letter to MP could trigger Westminster debate on mental health

An important debate could soon be held in Westminster, thanks to a letter High Peak MP Andrew Bingham received from a teenager living in the district.

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Blind physical therapist up for national award

Blind physical therapist up for national award

A blind physical therapist from Buxton has been shortlisted for a top professional award, his latest success in proving the doubters wrong.

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Derbyshire care home rated as inadequate

Derbyshire care home rated as inadequate

A Derbyshire care home has been rated as inadequate in the latest inspections by health watchdogs the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

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Chesterfield coroners' court.

High Peak doctor with bipolar hanged herself, inquest hears

A much-loved doctor hanged herself after battling bipolar disorder, an inquest heard.

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Newholme Hospital Bakewell

More chances to have your say on controversial hospital shake-up plans

Extra sessions have been planned for residents wanting their say on controversial plans for a major shake up of NHS care in Derbyshire.

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New Mills girl a steady hand on sailing holiday for young cancer survivors

New Mills girl a steady hand on sailing holiday for young cancer survivors

An 11-year-old New Mills girl has just returned from a summer sailing holiday on which she helped other youngsters in recovery from cancer.

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Pet owners offered vaccine amnesty after disease discovery

Pet owners offered vaccine amnesty after disease discovery

McMurtry and Harding Veterinary Practices are asking owners of cats and dogs to check their vaccination records after cases of parvovirus and feline leukaemia were discovered in the area recently.

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Grandmother raises thousands for cancer charity on bike ride to Paris

Grandmother raises thousands for cancer charity on bike ride to Paris

A Chelmorton grandmother showed lots of ‘va-va voom’ as she cycled from London to Paris to raise funds in memory of family lost to cancer.

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Stepping Hill Hospital

High Peak MP’s concern over job cuts at Stepping Hill Hospital

High Peak MP Andrew Bingham has expressed concern over yesterday’s shock announcement that Stepping Hill Hospital is to cut hundreds of jobs.

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Stepping Hill Hospital

350 jobs to be lost at Stepping Hill Hospital

The trust which runs Stepping Hill Hospital is to cut 350 jobs and close a ward tomorrow as it looks to make financial savings.

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Cavendish Hospital

CAVENDISH HOSPITAL: Petition to save wards reaches 1,000 signatures

A petition to save the Spencer and Fenton wards at Buxton’s Cavendish Hospital has amassed 1,000 signatures in just a matter of days.

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One man and his dog reunited by hospice charity

One man and his dog reunited by hospice charity

A Kettleshulme man who is receiving hospice care has had his spirits lifted after the hospice charity reunited him with his beloved pet dog.

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Cavendish Hospital, Buxton

High Peak councillors have their say on controversial hospital plans

Controversial changes to healthcare - which would result in the closure of the Spencer Ward at Buxton’s Cavendish Hospital - have been discussed by High Peak borough councillors.

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Cavendish Hospital on Manchester Road in Buxton.

‘NHS changes will be good for patients’ says GP chief

A GP involved in a controversial review of local healthcare provision - which would result in the closure of the Spencer Ward at Buxton’s Cavendish Hospital - says patients would be better off if the changes were brought in.

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