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Bourne care home manager wins national lifetime award

The manager of a Bourne care home has won a lifetime achievement award for her work.

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Celebrations as report finds care home is rosy

Managers and staff at Rose Lodge Care Home in Market Deeping are celebrating after receiving a rating of good following a recent inspection by the Care Quality Commission.

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Tracey Jessop-Thompson, Jordan Graham, Sophie Stone and head teacher Richard Lord at The Deepings School for a CRY heart test screening weekend.  Photo by Tim Wilson.  SG160917-267TW.

Deepings heart test screening weekend sees results

A heart test screening weekend at The Deepings School in memory of a former student may have proved a lifesaver, based on the findings.

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Tracey Jessop-Thompson, Jordan Graham, Sophie Stone and head teacher Richard Long outside The Deepings School where a cardiac testing weekend led by CRY (Cardiac Risk in the Young) took place in memory of former student Lucy Jessop.
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TUESDAY TALK: How Lucy Jessop is at the heart of the matter

There were no warning signs whatsoever that Lucy Jessop would be one of 12 people aged 14 to 35 who die in the UK every week from undiagnosed cardiac conditions.

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Take a minute to listen and ask RUOK?

Take a minute to listen and ask RUOK?

In the run-up to World Suicide Prevention Day on Sunday (September 10), Lincolnshire organisations are raising awareness that taking a minute to offer support and listen in a non-judgmental way, can make all the difference to family, friends and colleagues.

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Hundreds of transplants missed each year because families didn’t know relative’s wishes

Hundreds of transplants missed each year because families didn’t know relative’s wishes

A reluctance to talk about death is leading to hundreds of life-saving transplant opportunities being missed, say the NHS.

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One shower a week is clean enough for eight million Brits

One shower a week is clean enough for eight million Brits

8.4 million Britons take just one shower per week, according to new research into the hygiene habits of UK adults.

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Gradual diet ‘key to shedding the pounds’

Gradual diet ‘key to shedding the pounds’

Dieters are more likely to keep the fat off if they shed just one pound a week... or even less, according to new research.

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Children who skip breakfast ‘may be doing themselves harm’

Children who skip breakfast ‘may be doing themselves harm’

Children who skip breakfast may be doing themselves long term harm by not getting enough nutrients, warns new research.

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Heidi and Jason Rock host Party on the Pitch at Bourne Rugby Club on Saturday from noon until midnight.  Photo by Paul Brooks Photography.

Heidi’s ‘celebration of life’ in Bourne after fear of death

A Bourne mother-of-two with incurable breast cancer intends to celebrate life with her family and friends at the town’s rugby club on Saturday.

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What does the colour of your pee say about you?

What does the colour of your pee say about you?

Medics are advising Brits to regularly check the colour of their urine to stay on top of hydration levels after a new report discovered that 7.2 million British adults are going without drinking water on a daily basis.

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The key to a healthy old age - get a dog

The key to a healthy old age - get a dog

Older people could be “prescribed a dog” because it increases their physical activity by half an hour a day - especially in rainy Britain, according to new research.

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9 lifestyle changes could reduce your chances of getting dementia

9 lifestyle changes could reduce your chances of getting dementia

Nine lifestyle and environmental changes starting in childhood could prevent a third of dementia cases according to an international study.

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Number of kids getting physical activity drops by 40 per cent

Number of kids getting physical activity drops by 40 per cent

The number of children getting just 60 minutes of daily physical activity has dropped by almost half, Public Health England has revealed.

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Adults under 25 “twice as likely to suffer from hay fever as those aged 55 or older”

Adults under 25 “twice as likely to suffer from hay fever as those aged 55 or older”

Young adults are twice as likely to suffer from hay fever as those aged over 54, according to new research.

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A quarter of a million Brits have had cosmetic surgery

A quarter of a million Brits have had cosmetic surgery

Close to a quarter of a million Brits have undergone cosmetic surgery - at the age of 50 or over, it has emerged.

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Internal work starts at rehab centre

Project partners on site at The Get Busy Living Centre

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Improve mental health care plea

A woman bravely fighting mental health problems is appealing for more help to be made available to fellow sufferers.

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Marc Jones, Police and Crime Commissioner for Lincolnshire. Photo by Tim Wilson.  SG130416-100TW.

County signs up for new dementia plan to find missing people

Families in South Holland and the Deepings can now turn to the police for help if a loved one with dementia goes missing.

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Easier than ever to buy cheap booze in poor areas

Easier than ever to buy cheap booze in poor areas

Cheap booze is easier than ever to buy despite the dramatic surge in pub closures - especially in deprived areas, according to new research.

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