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REVEALED: Statistics show Harrogate to have highest breast cancer mortality rate

Alarming statistics have revealed more women are diagnosed with and die from breast cancer in the Harrogate District than anywhere else in Yorkshire.

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Competition winner Eleanor Grattoni-May presents the cheque to Ashville College Headmaster Mark Lauder.

Poetry competition winner, Harrogate schoolgirl, given tour of Houses of Parliament

A Harrogate schoolgirl’s poem about the dangers of carbon monoxide has won a gas safety competition.

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2015 Volunteer Oscars winners. (1510301AM27)

Harrogate and District Volunteering Oscars 2016: Nominate now

Welcome to the Harrogate & District Volunteering Oscars Awards 2016.

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Air pollution is increasing across the district.

Work to improve Knaresborough air pollution finally moves ahead

Work to improve air quality at Bond End in Knaresborough has finally started to move forward after increasing pressure from town residents and councillors.

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Felix with Rainbow fund members. Alex Vere, Caroline Carter, Catherine Clowe, Hannah Campbell and James White of The Rainbow Fund with Felix Williams (5) and family members sisters Amelie(9), Kitty(8) and mum Sarah. (1609276AM)

Young Harrogate boy gets his Christmas wheelchair wish as town's generosity shines through

Harrogate’s Felix Williams is set to receive the “perfect Christmas gift” after a charity’s goodwill meant he could finally secure his long-awaited self-propelling wheelchair.
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Left to right: Keith Davies, Kerry Waddington, Janice Davies and family pet Billie.

Harrogate woman's epic charity swim in memory of loving partner

A Harrogate woman whose partner died suddenly has bid to raise awareness of the life threatening condition to prevent others from going through the same experience.
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Pictured from left are Matron Steph Davis, Freemans Provincial Grand Master, Rt W. David Pratt; A&E Charge Nurse David Haggart; Chairman of West Riding Masonic Charities Jack Pigott and Staff Nurse Peter Monks

Child patient in Harrogate receives charity's 100,000th teddy

A young patient at Harrogate District Hospital has become the 100,000th child to receive a teddy bear in a charitable scheme to ease the suffering of child hospital patients.

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Five year old Felix Williams with mum Sarah. picture : Adrian Murray (1609206AM1)

Harrogate boy devastated after hopes of promised new wheelchair dashed

A Harrogate boy suffering from a life-limiting neurological condition has been left “devastated” after his hopes of a promised self-propelling wheelchair were dashed.
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Dr Ros Tolcher

Harrogate and Distritct Hospital highlighted for "best practice" in Parliamentary Review

Harrogate & District NHS Foundation Trust (HDFT) has been singled out as an example of “industry best practice” in the 2015/16 healthcare edition of The Parliamentary Review.

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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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The team is raising awareness and funds for Macmillan Cancer Support in memory of Rebecca Watson, pictured above in New York.

Harrogate fundraiser for Team Rebecca’s New York City Marathon test

A fundraising evening comprising a pub quiz, raffle and auction will take place at Pitcher & Piano in Harrogate from 7pm this Sunday, September 25, to support a town trio who are running the New York City Marathon in November.

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Newly refurbished treatment room at the Baths.

Major refurb for Harrogate Turkish Baths and Spa

Visitors to the award-winning Turkish Baths in Harrogate will notice a change to the serene surroundings of the spa interior, following a major refurbishment.

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Jo Beagley, her husband Rob and their two boys. Picture: Carl Summerscales

Harrogate mother-of-two blogs battle with cancer to promote awareness

A mother-of-two has described fearing for her life when she was diagnosed with ovarian cancer, in a bid to support gynaecological cancer awareness month.
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Edward Hunter

Harrogate graduate on a high from success

A successful graduate from Harrogate is amongst the first in Yorkshire to leave university with a degree for one of the most highly demanded jobs in healthcare.
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Sandra Dodson.

Showcase event gives behind the scenes view of District NHS Trust

Patients and visitors will have the opportunity to see behind the scenes of Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust and examine the care provided to the local community.

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Emma Nelson.

WATCH: Harrogate woman takes to camera to raise alopecia awareness

A young victim of alopecia has teamed up with a national charity to show the effects the condition has had on her life.

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Amanda Walker pictured at Irwin Mitchell. Picture by Simon Hulme

NHS Trust agrees to six figure pay-out for Knaresborough mum after miscarriage operation led to dislocated jaw

A mum who went into hospital for a routine procedure after miscarrying her twins has been awarded a six-figure pay out after ending up with a dislocated jaw and a long legal battle.

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Unprecedented demand on health services prompts ‘difficult choices’

Health chiefs in part of North Yorkshire say they will need to evaluate every service they commission to plug a growing shortfall in its budget amid “unprecedented” demand.

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Shanaze Reade rides alongside Harrogate Deliveroo riders

Harrogate Deliveroo riders join forces with Olympic cyclist

If you're putting in your Deliveroo order, you can expect it to be delivered Olympic-style as Harrogate's riders for the service get some expert advice from a world champion cyclist.

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Air pollution is increasing right across the Harrogate district

Councils criticised for approach to air pollution in Knaresborough

A report has revealed air pollution is increasing across the district, and has left a wake of criticism from Knaresborough residents and councillors that not enough is being done by the authorities in charge.

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