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NHS tips on how to stay well in summer

As part of their efforts to help people ‘Stay Well Over Summer’ the NHS in Leeds and Leeds City Council ran an interactive pop-up in Leeds city centre to prepare people for all that the great British summer can throw at them.

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Date: 27th August 2018.'Picture James Hardisty.'Festival goers returning home after spending the Bank Holiday weekend at Leeds Festival held at Bramham Park near Wetherby.

Prepare for festival season

It’s tissues and toilet paper at the ready as 27 per cent of parents admit they have never been to a festival and only half of them help them to prepare for the trip – with loo rolls.

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Parent-child parking confusion

Parent-child parking confusion

Drivers across the UK are wrongly taking advantage of parent and child parking spaces, leaving mums and dads battling to find spaces with young children in tow.

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Date:23rd July 2019.'Picture James Hardisty.'Heatwave across the UK with forecaster predicting the temperatures are expected to hit 37C (98.6F) in South East England. Pictured  paige Palmer, aged 25, from Australia, now working in Harrogate takes time out to enjoying the warm weather relaxing on The Stray in the centre of Harrogate.

Stay safe and well in hot weather

With hot weather and tropical conditions due to hit Leeds this week, the local NHS is reminding people how to stay safe and well while reducing potential pressure on the health system.

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Profile portrait of a skater style teenager girl with an unfocused graffiti wall in the background

Making plans for university

It’s only three weeks until A-level results day (August 15) and as thousands of teenagers up and down the country worry about their results, an academic gives advice to help.

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Cancer warning to obese non smokers

Cancer warning to obese non smokers

NEW figures from Cancer Research UK show that people who are obese now outnumber smokers two to one in Yorkshire and The Humber, as the charity urges Government action to tackle obesity.

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EDITORIAL USE ONLY'English cricketer Jonny Bairstow meets a group of children at Headingley Cricket Ground in Leeds for an exclusive coaching session organised by Yorkshire Tea and national children's cricket charity, Chance to Shine. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Saturday June 22, 2019. The event has been organised ahead of Yorkshire Tea National Cricket Week (24th ' 28th) a week which encourages thousands of children to spend more time outside and increase participation in grassroots sport. A recent study by Yorkshire Tea found that just over half of parents regularly encourage children to take part in sport. Photo credit should read: Danny Lawson/PA Wire

Screen time worries top list

A new study, conducted by Yorkshire Tea, has revealed parents’ top worries when it comes to their children, with concerns about the amount of time they spend online topping the list.

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Leeds woman joins appeal for blood

Leeds woman joins appeal for blood

NHS Blood and Transplant is urgently calling for more men to start donating at Leeds donor centre and a Leeds woman, whose life was saved by blood donors is supporting the plea.

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