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Brave Becky strips off to bare her soul

Chesterfield broadcaster and cancer campaigner Becky Measures has laid herself bare in her latest 
interview - quite literally.

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WATCH & LISTEN: Derbyshire man sings song to raise mental health awareness

A Derbyshire man has written a song to raise awareness of mental health.

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Matlock Cycling Club member Ewan Mackie, 15, completed the Everest challenge in Cromford on Saturday, April 14. His efforts have so far raised more than �1,500 for Cardiac Risk in the Young and CLIC Sargent, in memory of Hayfield youngster Charlie Craig.

Matlock teen conquers Everest cycling challenge in tribute to friends

Matlock Cycling Club member Ewan Mackie, 15, conquered the Everest Challenge at High Peak Junction on Saturday, April 14, helping to raise more than £1,500 so far for Cardiac Risk in the Young and CLIC Sargent.

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Rowsley Ward at Newholme Hospital, Bakewell, closed on Friday, April 13, as Derbyshire healthcare organisations move towards new models of patient care.

End of an era as Bakewell hospital rehab ward closes ahead of schedule

It was the end of an era for Rowsley Ward at Newholme Hospital in Bakewell on Friday, 13, as the doors closed for the final time to make way for new models of care for patients in north Derbyshire.

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Many Derbyshire pharmacies will be closed over the Easter weekend

Which Derbyshire pharmacies are open over Easter?

Pharmacies are always a great place to go for advice and medication when you're feeling a little under the weather.
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Baby Cayden received emergency care to prevent any brain damage after complications in his birth last year.

Matlock dad takes on fundraising run for hospital wing which saved son

A Matlock dad has set out to raise hundreds of pounds for Sheffield Hospitals Charity to thank staff for the care of his partner and newborn baby.

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Derbyshire Fire & Rescue Service leaders Terry McDermott and Judi Beresford, with Dying to Work patron Jacci Woodcock, Rob Johnston of the TUC and Fire Brigades Union secretary Chris Tapp.

Derbyshire Fire & Rescue back Dying to Work employment rights campaign

Derbyshire Fire and Rescue Service has become the latest employer to sign a charter pledging to help employees who become terminally ill at work.

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EMAS issues warning about reduced Patient Transport Service due to severe weather

The East Midlands Ambulance Service has revealed that its Derbyshire Patient Transport Service and hospital clinics will only be transporting patients leaving hospital and those with appointments for vital treatment such as chemotherapy and dialysis.

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VIDEO: East Midlands Ambulance Service reveal how vehicles prepared

A member of staff at the East Midlands Ambulance Service depot in Alfreton has revealed how she prepares each vehicle for duty in an online video.

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Doctor Marco La Malfa says Valentine's Day is an opportunity to show care for men's health.

Derbyshire medic says there is more to Valentine’s than a man’s heart

A Derbyshire medic is advising men’s partners to think about more than hearts this Valentine’s Day, as cases of prostate cancer over take those of breast cancer.

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From left, St Elphin's Park employees Suzanne Jackson, Rachael Gregory and Michael Noton with chief executive Nick Sanderson at the Audley Villages' annual awards ceremony.

Staff at Darley Dale retirement village St Elphin’s Park given awards

Three employees of a Darley Dale retirement village picked up awards for outstanding work at the nationwide care provider’s annual ceremony.

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Ilkeston firefighters hosted a 12 hour CPR Marathon fundraiser for the BHF. Pictured are firefighters Dan Davies, Darren Bishop, Mark Burnham, Steve Blackett and Steve Cook, Jayne Clifford regional support manager for BHF and Tesco staff members Sarah Barnatt and Liz Wright.

Firefighters’ CPR marathon fundraiser shares life-saving skills with shoppers

Derbyshire firefighters have been teaching supermarket shoppers valuable life-saving skills during a charity fundraiser for two very worthy causes.

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Richard Cooke is preparing for a charity bike ride over the Pyrenees to raise money for the MPS Society, which supports his friend Maggie Louis and her daughter Hannah Ratcliffe.

Two Dales cyclist plans Tour de France challenge for medical charity

A man from Two Dales is gearing up to get back in the saddle for another year of fundraising for the charity which supports his friend’s daughter.

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Hazel Jones has been appointed care home manager at Burton Closes Hall in Bakewell.

New manager appointed at ‘spectacular’ Bakewell care home for elderly

A care worker with more than 25 years of experience has taken the top job at a Bakewell care home, one of the most unique in Derbyshire.

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Matlock mum praises hospital staff who cared for critically ill baby

Matlock mum praises hospital staff who cared for critically ill baby

A Matlock mum whose infant son was admitted to the Critical Care Unit at Nottingham Children’s Hospital has praised staff for their work.

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COLUMN: How to treat a severe allergic reaction

COLUMN: How to treat a severe allergic reaction

This week we take a look at severe allergic reactions.

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New chief revealed for Chesterfield’s Ashgate Hospicecare

Chesterfield’s Ashgate Hospicecare has unveiled its new chief executive as Barbara-Anne Walker.

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Wanting to get fit in the new year, but not quite sure how? We’ve got just the prize for you!

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East Midlands Ambulance Service crews were involved in 90 non-fault collisions in just eight months.

Warning to motorists after ambulance crews were involved in 90 non-fault collisions

Crews from East Midlands Ambulance Service (EMAS) were involved in 90 road traffic collisions that were not their fault in just eight months.

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Flu hotspots revealed: Map shows areas in Derbyshire worst affected by flu as Aussie strain hits UK

A map showing flu hotspots across Derbyshire has been revealed.
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