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Mother’s Day children’s hospice fundraising campaign in Leeds doctor’s memory

THE family of a Leeds doctor who died from breast cancer have launched a campaign to raise cash for the children’s hospice where she worked in her memory this Mother’s Day.

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Date: 23rd March 2017.
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The Leeds Fund, has once again distributed more grants to local community projects to help people across the city of Leeds, with support from John Lewis Leeds. 
Pictured Kate Hainsworth, from Leeds Community Foundation, James Prince, from John Lewis Leeds, (Centre) members of three local charites that have benefited from the grants (left to right) Jessica Kennan, from Kidz Club, Francessa Joy, from Imagine If Theatre Company, Scarlett Kelly, Sharon kennedy, and Simon Johnson, from Luv2meet.

#SpeakYourMind: Funding boost for vital projects at heart of Leeds

A series of grants have been awarded to projects that put Leeds communities at the heart of their work.

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SIGN UP: University of Leeds students have signed up 11 people onto a blood cancer stem cell register.

Life savers donated stem cells after student scheme in Leeds

Potential lifesavers have donated stem cells thanks to a student scheme to help beat blood cancer.

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Nathan McGregor and girlfriend Joan.

Nathan is in the running to thank cancer doctors in Leeds

A new job in Leeds proved a potential life-saver for Nathan McGregor when an alert GP spotted a sign of cancer that had gone undiagnosed for nearly a year.

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The norovirus bug.

Norovirus outbreak in Leeds: Law firm acting for sickness bug victims

Lawyers are looking into the source of a norovirus outbreak which affected 75 people in Leeds.

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A showcase for Leeds Autism Services

A showcase for Leeds Autism Services

The stars came out to help raise awareness at a glitzy event for Leeds Autism Services.

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Revealed: Leeds’s drug shame - evidence found at key city landmarks

Leeds council bosses plan to review how they monitor public toilets in their buildings after a YEP investigation uncovered evidence of continued drug taking at some of the city’s most famous sites.

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Olympic Team GB Sprint coach Justin Grace who was given a life saving liver transplant at the St James's University Hospital in Leeds. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Tuesday March 21, 2017. Photo credit should read: Danny Lawson/PA Wire

Olympic cycling hero: Liver transplant at Leeds hospital saved my life

British Cycling’s head sprint coach Justin Grace has made an emotional appeal for organ donors as he spoke about the liver transplant at a Yorkshire hospital that saved his life.

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Pregnancy vitamins containing fish oils ‘have no effect on children’s IQ’

Expensive pregnancy vitamins that contain fish oils have no effect on the brain development or IQ of children, researchers say.

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Enough hidden salt in shopping baskets for 130 bags of ready salted

Enough hidden salt in shopping baskets for 130 bags of ready salted

Alarming amounts of salt are lurking in our shopping baskets - and it’s costing thousands of lives a year, warns new research.

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SLEEPING BEAUTY: Michael Mead can now get a good nights sleep, having been forced to sleep upright for the last 26 years.

‘Miracle cure’ for man forced to sleep upright for 26 years

Michael Mead’s life was turned upside down for 26 years by a relatively common condition. He tells Neil Hudson how he found a cure

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VIDEO: Drug dealers are ‘preying on Leeds’s most vulnerable patients’ at hospital

Police officers, a sniffer dog and NHS security staff teamed up yesterday for a day of action at Leeds’ main mental health facility amid concerns drugs are being smuggled in by dealers or visitors.

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Jo Cox was killed in Birstall last summer.

Andrew Vine: An everyday life of loneliness in our modern age

IT’S the mundane everyday detail of life that constantly reminds Alan that loneliness haunts him.

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Warning as skin creams linked to 40 fire deaths

Warning as skin creams linked to 40 fire deaths

A group of skin creams containing paraffin have been linked to almost 40 fire deaths across Britain over the last decade.

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Smokers warned over new cigarette laws that are coming into force within weeks

Smokers warned over new cigarette laws that are coming into force within weeks

Smokers across the UK are being warned about new rules on cigarettes and tobacco that are set to come into force within a matter of weeks.

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New outdoor gym to open in Leeds Roundhay Park

New outdoor gym to open in Leeds Roundhay Park

Exercise fans will soon be able to get their fitness fix in the great outdoors when a new outdoor gym is unveiled in Roundhay Park.

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Plans to restrict gluten-free food on prescription in Leeds sparks row

Health bosses in Leeds are considering whether to cut prescriptions for gluten-free foods and over-the-counter medicines in a bid to save £1.6m.

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Life-changing result of Leeds eczema trial

A man whose eczema was so serious that he had to wear gloves day and night has had his life transformed after taking part in a trial of new treatments.

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Prime Minister Theresa May

Theresa May praises ‘brave’ YEP readers for #SpeakYourMind campaign

When The Yorkshire Evening Post first launched our #SpeakYourMind campaign five months ago, we wanted to make a real difference by helping to break down stigma surrounding mental health in Leeds.

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These Asda ready meals are being withdrawn after Slimming World row

Supermarket giant Asda is withdrawing a range of ready meals from stores after a disagreement with Slimming World.

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