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Compromise offered in funding row over future of Corby Urgent Care Centre

A compromise has been put forward in the funding row over the future of Corby Urgent Care Centre.

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Pedestrian access at KGH to be restricted this weekend

Pedestrian access at KGH will be restricted this weekend (March 25/26) as work to create a red route for ambulances is completed.

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Teenage pregnancies have halved in the past 10 years in Northamptonshire, a study by the Office for National statistics has revealed.

Teen pregnancy rates in Northants are half of that in 2005 stats show - but more terminate pregnancy

Teenage pregnancies in Northamptonshire have halved over the past 10 years, latest figures have revealed, though almost half of those led to an abortion.

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Council in talks with both parties involved in funding row over Corby Urgent Care Centre

Corby Council is in talks with both parties about the funding row which has led to fears over the future of Corby’s Urgent Care Centre.

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Funding row leads to fears over future of Corby Urgent Care Centre

Patients are being reassured that an urgent care centre is not closing despite a row over funding.

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BBC Radio Northampton's Helen Blaby

Radio presenter tours Northamptonshire for annual healthcheck campaign

BBC Northampton's Helen Blaby is taking to the road next month urging listeners to get a health check.

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Tammy Potter.

Rushden woman shares her battle with epilepsy, bullying and isolation

A Rushden woman has spoken of her struggle with epilepsy as part of a day to increase global awareness of the condition.

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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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Special report: Children tucking into lunchboxes with double their daily sugar intake

Special report: Children tucking into lunchboxes with double their daily sugar intake

Children are tucking into lunchboxes containing more than double their daily sugar intake, a study has found.

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And the research shows it is women who suffer more stress than men in their lives.

Revealed: Which sex gets more stressed over “every key life event”

New research has determined which sex gets more stressed over “every key life event” - from losing their smartphone to Brexit.

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Vegetables protect against stress

Vegetables protect against stress

Eating at least three helpings of vegetables a day keeps the blues at bay... especially for women, according to new research.

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Temporary access arrangements in place at KGH this weekend

Kettering General Hospital says there will be temporary access arrangements in place this weekend as part of work to improve traffic flow.

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Charity seeking Northamptonshire volunteers to help those with a terminal illness

Charity seeking Northamptonshire volunteers to help those with a terminal illness

Terminal illness charity Marie Curie is asking people of Northamptonshire to volunteer to collect for its Great Daffodil Appeal in March and April.

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Blood donation.

NHS looking for more blood donors in Kettering

As Mother’s Day approaches, NHS Blood and Transplant is asking Kettering residents to think about mothers and children whose lives have been saved by blood donations as they appeal for more donors.

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Cancelled operations in ‘black alert’ cost KGH almost £170,000

Cancelled operations at KGH caused by winter pressures cost the hospital almost £170,000.

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Why gluten-free food is not the healthy option and could increase your risk of diabetes

Why gluten-free food is not the healthy option and could increase your risk of diabetes

It’s hard not to notice that the range of gluten-free foods available in supermarkets has increased massively in recent years.

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Service support manager Jayne Chambers and ward staff Paul Horsely, Lindsay Parsler, Jonas Donkor and Carol Blackley in the existing courtyard.

KGH wants your help to create garden for dementia patients

Kettering General Hospital wants your help to develop a dementia garden.

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Tom is hoping to complete the challenge on Saturday

Wellingborough man on target to finish Channel swim challenge this weekend

Just a few more miles stands between Tom and his goal of swimming the equivalent of the English Channel for a charity close to his heart.

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KGH car park plan set for approval

KGH car park plan set for approval

Plans to build a second storey to KGH’s Car Park B are set to be approved next week.

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Pamela Humphrey.

Kettering woman shortlisted for national volunteering award

A Kettering woman has made the final three in Towergate Care Award’s volunteer of the year category.

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