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Todmorden Sports Centre set to close for essential repairs

Essential repairs are needed at Todmorden Sports Centre and will see areas of the building close from next week.

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Hospital worker accused of faking cancer

A hospital radiographer has been accused of faking cancer to get days off work for four years.

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Smoking cost Calderdale Council an extra �3.4m

Smoking adds £3.4m to social care system bill in Calderdale

Smoking added an estimated £3.4m to the social care system bill at Calderdale Council as alarmimng figures were revealed showing the number of 15-year-olds and pregnant women smoking.

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NHS cyber attacks: Operations and appointments cancelled at some Yorkshire hospitals

Operations and appointments at some hospitals in Yorkshire have been cancelled after the international cyber attack targeted NHS trusts.
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New tobacco laws affecting vapers who smoke e-cigarettes will come into force this week.

E-cigarette laws to change THIS WEEK - Here’s how Calderdale vapers will be affected

New tobacco laws affecting Calderdale vapers who smoke e-cigarettes will come into force this week.

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Calderdale residents asked to be patient after NHS cyber-attack

Calderdale residents are being asked to be patient following last weeks NHS cyber-attack.

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Cyber security experts investigating after malware attack on Yorkshire NHS organisations

Cyber security experts are investigating a nationwide attack on IT systems which has targeted at least 16 NHS organisations.
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Yorkshire NHS hospital trust affected after suspected cyber attack targets IT systems across country

Yorkshire NHS hospital trust affected after suspected cyber attack targets IT systems across country

A hospital trust in Yorkshire is among a series across the country that appear to have been targeted by a suspected attempted cyber attack.

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Rachael has worked tirelessly to transform her body. She's now taking part in a skydive to raise funds for Overgate Hospice.

Super slimmer takes to skies for charity

A woman who has shed a staggering 14 stone will take the plunge in a charity skydive to celebrate her new lease of life - and raise money for a worthy cause.

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Halifax actor part of new film being launched to raise awareness of mental health

Halifax actor part of new film being launched to raise awareness of mental health

Give life a chance.

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Research suggests that regular use of painkillers can raise heart attack risk.

Taking common painkillers such as ibuprofen for just a week 'raises heart attack risk'

People who "self-medicate" by taking over the counter painkillers should take heed of new research warning they can increase the risk of a heart attack, say family doctors.
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Gillian Hartley, at Turning Point counselling service, Hillside House, Church Lane, Brighouse

#MHAW17 - Offering a safe place of hope during those difficult times

Talking about mental health isn’t always easy.

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Cutting number of Yorkshire hospital beds 'unsafe'

Cutting number of Yorkshire hospital beds 'unsafe'

Plans to cut the number of hospital beds in Yorkshire would be "unsafe", official papers suggest.
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Inspirational Luke Ambler stars in new Instagram awareness campaign #hereforyou

Inspirational Luke Ambler stars in new Instagram awareness campaign #hereforyou

There’s no stopping mental health campaigner Luke Ambler in his mission to spread his #ItsOkToTalk message.

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New cigarette laws come into force this month

These new cigarette laws come into force this month: Here’s what Calderdale smokers need to know

Smokers across Calderdale are being warned about new rules on cigarettes and tobacco that will come into force this month.

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Gamma, Luddenden Foot. Mark Hallinan, William Glover-Humphreys, Dharmit Mistry, Tania Evangelista, Adrian Fellows, Evelina Cesnauskyte and Natalie Walsh.

Plans to build £2m medical research lab in Calderdale

A medical supplies company worth £25m has plans to build at ‘state of the art’ research laboratory in Calderdale.

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Obesity causes more deaths than smoking

Obesity causes more deaths than smoking

Obesity now causes more premature deaths than smoking, suggests new research.

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Find the fitness family to help support you on your journey

Find the fitness family to help support you on your journey

Fitness instructor Katie Whitaker wants women in Calderdale to know that it’s never too late to get active.

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Dementia care home scheme site revealed

Dementia care home scheme site revealed

The site for specialist housing focused on caring for those with dementia has been revealed in Rastrick.

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Parents call for review after three-day-old baby dies at Calderdale hospital

Parents call for review after three-day-old baby dies at Calderdale hospital

The parents of a baby born at Calderdale Royal Hospital, but died just three-days later, are calling for a review into whether NHS Guidelines are consistently applied, holiday resources and safety net arrangements following the death of their daughter.

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