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Praise for ‘fantastic’ Horncastle medics

Two paramedics from Horncastle have been praised for their ‘fantastic treatment’ of an injured woman in Boston last Tuesday.

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Oli Evans and Cez Jones at Vaping Worx in Mercer Row, Louth.

Louth’s first ‘vape’ store celebrates three years of success

One of Lincolnshire’s most successful vape stores, Vaping Worx, is celebrating three years in the business - with a special event and competition for customers.

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Mental health trust awarded for support to armed forces

Lincolnshire’s mental health and learning disability trust has received a special award by the Ministry of Defence for its continuing support for the Armed Forces community.

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Proposal for new skate park and gym in Horncastle is backed by council

Councillors in Horncastle have thrown their weight behind a proposal to deliver a skate park and an outdoor gym as part of potential projects to enhance the town.

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Free breast screening at mobile unit in Louth

More women will be able to visit a free mobile breast screening unit over the next few months when it arrives at Louth County Hospital.

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Most people would be reluctant to try CPR

Learn basic CPR for free at Bridge McFarland branches

Bridge McFarland has invested in the safety of local people by paying to have defibrillator machines installed in six of its office reception areas.

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Coveris and LIVES participating in first aid training scenarios. (Photo credit: LIVES).

Coveris and LIVES team up for innovative first aid training

Leading global packaging manufacturer Coveris has recruited the expertise of Lincolnshire emergency first responder charity, LIVES, to work with their Louth site to develop innovative first aid training to ensure the safety of all co-workers employed on their site.

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£1.4m grant to tackle domestic abuse across county

An innovative project in Lincolnshire to tackle domestic abuse has been awarded a £1.4 million grant by the Home Office.

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Sweet taste of success for charity

Naomi Wentzell and husband Chris have said a big thank you to everyone who supported their fundraising cake sale and tombola in aid of the Stroke Association charity.

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New club shows that Horncastle is fit as a fiddle

It may not be the flashiest town in the county but Horncastle can surely lay claim to being the fittest...thanks to the success of a new running club.

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Primary school issues appeal to support pupil with nut allergy

Parents and visitors have been urged to support a pupil at Horncastle Primary School who has a ‘very severe allergy’ to nuts.

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ULHT bosses praise ‘big strides’ made in effort to take trust out of special measures

ULHT bosses praise ‘big strides’ made in effort to take trust out of special measures

Bosses at United Lincolnshire Hospitals Trust (ULHT) have praised the ‘big strides’ the trust has made since inspections saw it put into special measures.

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Lincolnshire East CCG supports National Cholesterol Month

National Cholesterol Month, October, is devoted to raising awareness of the dangers of high cholesterol and is being supported by Lincolnshire East CCG.

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

Lincolnshire East CCG supports Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Lincolnshire East CCG is supporting Breast Cancer Awareness Month (October) in a bid to raise awareness about the importance of screening and early detection of breast cancer.

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Victoria Atkins MP.

Victoria Atkins MP speaks over Louth County Hospital developments

Victoria Atkins MP has spoken out after a top NHS chief claimed that there are still ‘no current plans’ to close Louth County Hospital.

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One of the warnings put out by emergency services in Lincolnshire ahead of the fireworks this year.

Warnings issued over fireworks ahead of Bonfire Night

‘The young boy had severe burns and it was clear his eye had been impaled’ - an ambulance service worker has shared his shocking firework night story in a bid to warn others of the dangers ahead of this years’ Bonfire Night.

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Protect your unborn baby this winter with a free flu jab

Lincolnshire East CCG is encouraging all pregnant women to get their free flu vaccination before the flu virus starts circulating.

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Fizzy drinks linked to liver disease in children

Fizzy drinks damaging kids’ livers

A sweetener used in fizzy drinks, cakes, biscuits and ice cream is fuelling a potentially fatal liver disease in children, according to new research.

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The St John's Ambulance Mobile Classroom.

St John Ambulance offers chance to learn to ‘Save A Life’

St John Ambulance are taking part in a 10-day tour of Lincolnshire as part of the ‘Save A Life campaign’ with BBC Radio Lincolnshire, with upcoming events in Boston today (Tuesday) and Horncastle and Market Rasen next week.

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St Barnabas Hospice hosts Big Birthday Get Together to celebrate their 35th birthday and to mark Hospice Care Week

St Barnabas Hospice will host a Big Birthday get Together on Wednesday, October 11, from 8am to noon at the Day Therapy Centre in Hawthorn Road, Lincoln.

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