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Healthy Living: Staying motivated running in winter

With the shorter and colder days, lacing up for a run might be the last thing you feel like doing.

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Before - Actor John Middleton starts shaving Andrea Bradley's lovely hair in the Harrogate hairdressers.  (1711201AM2)

Amazing headshave helps Harrogate charity

A grateful woman whose mum’s final days were transformed by Dementia Forward in Harrogate has had her head shaved by a top actor to raise awareness and funds for charity.
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Proud team members and a patient from the Special Care Baby Unit at Harrogate District Hospital. Picture: HDFT

Harrogate Hospital Maternity Team gets Unicef Gold award

Harrogate District Hospital’s Maternity Unit has become only the second in the whole of the UK to be awarded Unicef’s Baby Friendly Initiative Gold Award.
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Healthy Living: Cut down on alcohol before Christmas

As the festive season approaches the glasses of prosecco and pints of beer are starting to flow.

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Alcoholism is Harrogate's hidden problem but it can be tackled.

Harrogate's 'secret' alcoholism in spotlight

Harrogate’s hidden drink problem is in the spotlight as volunteers in the local AA fellowship aim to challenge misconceptions as part of Alcohol Awareness Week.
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Chloe Bellerby signing for her soccer scholarship.

Meet the inspirational Harrogate teenager walking from Leeds to London to raise awareness of mental health

Taking on any walking challenge requires a lot of nerve and bucketloads of endurance, but 17-year-old Chloe Bellerby from Harrogate is pushing herself to the absolute extreme by walking from Leeds to London in just 10 days.
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The M&S Harrogate team at their breast cancer support evening.

Harrogate leads the way in empowering women who have had a mastectomy

Rebuilding confidence and self-esteem can be one of the biggest challenges for women who have had a mastectomy, but M&S Harrogate and the Sir Robert Ogden Macmillan Centre have taken the hugely positive step of working together to empower women.
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A petition has been launched and a formal investigation is due to be conducted over the provision of mental health services in the Harrogate District.

Lib Dems launch petition over Harrogate NHS mental health and dental services

A petition has been launched and a formal investigation is due to be conducted, over the state of in-patient mental health provisions in the Harrogate District.

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The walking netball team

Healthy living: Keep fit by playing netball with a twist

A group of pioneering women have set up Harrogate’s first walking netball club and they are inviting others to join.

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Matt Truscott. Picture: Adrian Murray.

Support for Harrogate campaigner's ADHD petition grows

More than 8,000 people have signed a Harrogate campaigner’s petition calling on the Government to provide a detailed strategy supporting children and adults with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).

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Healthy living: Beat the winter blues with exercise

Healthy living: Beat the winter blues with exercise

With winter creeping closer, a new innovative fitness and gym class is aiming to boost people’s mood in the colder months.

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David Fisher: Community’s help is vital to charity’s work

David Fisher: Community’s help is vital to charity’s work

We rely on the fantastic support we receive from the local community, with individuals, groups, companies and schools fundraising for specialist equipment, services and training above and beyond the provision of the NHS.

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Council-run North Yorkshire home care service must improve, health inspectors say

A council-run service that provides care to people in their own homes across North Yorkshire has been ordered to improve.

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May Catt: Health and happiness in Harrogate

May Catt: Health and happiness in Harrogate

One of the strengths of our museum is that we remain relevant to Harrogate and what it does; both now and in reflecting the past.


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Whether youre a beginner or an experienced cyclist, here are some of the districts bike clubs

On your bike! Keep fit on two wheels

Cycling is a great way to keep fit and there are plenty of groups around the district to get going.

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Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust are consulting on launching an NHS owned 'commercial arm' to the Trust.

Harrogate Hospital consult on plans to launch NHS-owned company

Plans to launch an NHS-owned company to run the estates and facilities at Harrogate District Hospital have this week been proposed to staff in a consultation.
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Tips for a healthier Halloween party

Tips for a healthier Halloween party

Halloween is creeping up on us and that means pumpkins, scary costumes and trick or treat.
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Michelle Beckett, campaigner and founder of ADHD Action.

Harrogate campaigner launches national ADHD charity and government petition

Around five per cent of school-age children are thought to have Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), but the latest research from The National Institute of Health and Care Excellence suggests girls and women are dangerously slipping through the net because they are not showing classic symptoms of the disorder.

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Clinical Lead and Consultant in Emergency Medicine Dr. Matt Shepherd with some of the members of the A&E team, Sister Kirstie Fitt, Dr. Jennifer Lockwood, Dr. Nas Malik, Dr. Kanwal Uzair, Registered Nurse Katie Stockdale, Clinical Practitioner Darran Miller and Dr. Helen Law. (1710245AM1)

Harrogate Hospital rated among BEST IN ENGLAND for A&E and cancer care

Patients needing emergency medical attention at Harrogate District Hospital have rated the care they received as the best in the country.
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Outgoing Chair, Sandra Dodson. Picture: Adrian Murray

Farewell Sandra! Harrogate Hospital says goodbye to Chair after nine years

The well-known and loved Chairman at Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust has reflected on the memories she’ll “never forget” after serving the Trust for a total of nearly two decades.

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