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Charity calling for volunteers in Lincolnshire- can you help?

Terminal illness charity, Marie Curie, is appealing for volunteers to give up two hours of their time.

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GP practices.

Out-of-hours GP appointments on offer in East Lindsey trial scheme

GP surgeries in the Louth area are among those who have ‘signed up’ to a new trial scheme that will enable patients to secure appointments in the evenings and at weekends.

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Warnings over toy after young girl ends up in hospital with arsenic poisoning

A mother has issued a warning on social media about the dangers of a new kid’s toy after her daughter was rushed to hospital with alleged arsenic poisoning.

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Karen Hamilton with slimmers Simon Farmery and  Kelly Chapman.

Town slimmers shed 400 stone in 2017

Members of Horncastle’s ‘Slimming World’ groups lost an amazing 400 stone last year - and it is hoped to top that figure in 2018.

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Staff presenting the cheque to representatives from the Alzheimer's Society.

Lincolnshire firms raise £11k for dementia charity

Staff at a leading Lincolnshire solicitors firm have raised more than £11,000 for the Alzheimer’s Society - their charity of the year in 2017.

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New ‘East Lindsey Medical Group’ will be launched in April

A merger between two of the area’s largest medical practices will boost recruitment of quality staff and lead to a better range of services for patients.

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A member of staff at one of the Tanglewood Care Home's in Lincolnshire. EMN-180215-143836001

Award could be up for grabs at town’s care home

A member of staff at a Horncastle care home has been shortlisted for an award at a night which recognises care givers in the county.

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Horncastle carer nominated for award

Horncastle carer nominated for prestigious award

A Horncastle care home worker is in line for a prestigious award.

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Willow House Physiotherapy, official opening. L-R Mary Simpson and Richard Simpson - owners, Becky Marshall - sports massage therapist, Linda Johnston - neuro physio, Elizabeth Webster - practice administrator. EMN-180131-133824001

New physiotherapy and personal training practice opens in village

A newly-extended physiotherapy practice in Billinghay has been officially opened.

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Free hearing loss help and advice

Lincolnshire Sensory Services are running regular ‘Hear to Help’ drop-in sessions in Horncastle to help people suffering from hearing loss.

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Horncastle Swimming Pool and Fitness Suite  Picture: Sarah Washbourn/www.yellowbellyphotos.com EMN-180102-111616001

Women swimming their way back to health at Horncastle pool

A group of women have overcome potentially serious health conditions, after joining swimming sessions at Horncastle’s pool and fitness suite.

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No age limit: A toddler and a resident enjoy one of the sessions at Toray Pines. Photo: Supplied.

Tots are proving a hit with residents at Coningsby care home

The last place you’d probably expect to find a group of boisterous three and four year olds is a care home.

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Tanglewood Care Home - in contention for a prestigious county award.

Woodhall Spa and Horncastle care homes could win prestigious award

Care homes in Horncastle and Woodhall Spa are in contention for a prestigious county wide award.

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From left, Nikki Silver, CEO of LIVES, with Brett Forman, one of the new LIVES medics, and Emma Fletcher from CDS Action. EMN-180702-115256001

Funding boost for Lincolnshire life-saving charity

A Lincolnshire charity will be able to recruit and train three additional medical responders thanks to a donation of more than £15,000.

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Lincolnshire East CCG raises awareness for Tinnitus Week

Lincolnshire East CCG raises awareness for Tinnitus Week

Lincolnshire East CCG is raising awareness of tinnitus during Tinnitus Week, which runs from February 5-11.

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Zumbathon at Stanhope Hall. EMN-180602-101215001

Dance event raises funds for charity

A charity Zumbathon has raised more than £1,600 for Breast Cancer.

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RAF Typhoons at Nellis Air Force Base. Picture: SAC James Skerrett. EMN-180502-124601001

RAF Coningsby Typhoon’s take part in world’s largest air combat exercise

Fighter jets from RAF Coningsby have been invited to take part in the world’s largest and most complex air combat exercise.

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St Hugh's has presented �603.60 to the charity Breast Cancer Now. EMN-180130-125403001

Charity help from Woodhall Spa school

Pupils at St Hugh’s Prep School in Woodhall Spa have handed over a cheque to the charity Breast Cancer Now.

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Alan Kent. EMN-180102-122841001

NHS trust announces latest addition to board

Lincolnshire Community Health Services NHS Trust (LCHS) has welcomed a new associate non-executive director to its Board.

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Chloe juggles her University degree and being a Young Carer for her brother. EMN-180129-161449001

Caring Chloe is an inspiration for everyone

Chloe is a law student at the University of Lincoln.

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