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Popular Slimming World ‘free foods’ now counted as ‘syns’

Slimming World has made major changes to its diet plan with some popular ‘free foods’ now counted as ‘syns’.

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Former England midfielder Glenn Hoddle holds an 'audience with' event for Niamh's Next Step

Football fans have the opportunity to get up close and personal with former England star Glenn Hoddle when he takes to a Northampton stage in an exclusive gig for charity.

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Corby autism campaigner attends Parliamentary debate

Corby autism campaigner attends Parliamentary debate

An autism campaigner from Corby spent the day in the House of Commons to hear a debate on autism and mental health.

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The event is taking place on December 14

Chance to help shape proposals to improve healthcare in Corby

NHS Corby Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is holding a public workshop about the future of healthcare in the town.

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Awards for Northamptonshire health care workers who go the extra mile

Awards for Northamptonshire health care workers who go the extra mile

Health workers who go above and beyond their everyday role to make a difference to patients, service users, carers and their families have been put in the spotlight.

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Cat Anderson with son Robert celebrating Christmas in 2014

Kettering dad’s wish as family prepares for first Christmas without Corby’s Cat in a Hat

A Kettering dad is continuing his fight to find a cure for the disease which claimed the life of his eldest daughter.

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New car parking deck at KGH officially opened

New car parking deck at KGH officially opened

The new car parking deck at KGH has been officially opened, providing 240 additional spaces.

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Diabetes and obesity ‘cause almost 800,000 cancers a year’

Diabetes and obesity ‘cause almost 800,000 cancers a year’

Almost 800,000 cancer cases a year are caused by being overweight or diabetic, a study shows.

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VIDEO: Warning after holidaymaker is potentially scarred for life - by henna tattoo MOUSTACHE

A holidaymaker has been left red-faced and potentially scarred for life - by a henna tattoo MOUSTACHE.

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Vet’s warning after Alabama Rot kills dog in neighbouring county

A veterinary centre has taken to social media to warn residents after a dog died from the Alabama Rot this month.

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Caz Clarke - Cake Artist; Kerri Beckett -store manager Oak Furniture Land Kettering; Mayor of Kettering - Councillor Scott Edwards; Maxine Andrews - Kettering General Hospital Charity Fund - Fundraiser

Get a slice of the action at Kettering Christmas lights switch-on

A two-and-a-half foot Christmas tree cake complete with edible presents has been donated to hospital fundraisers.

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KGH children’s ward rated highly by families

Parents and children using Kettering General Hospital’s children’s ward have rated it eight of a 10 in a survey published this week.

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KGH porter’s cracking idea to bring festive cheer to patients

KGH porter’s cracking idea to bring festive cheer to patients

A kind-hearted hospital porter is hoping to pull off a festive feat by visiting every patient on Christmas Day to open a cracker with them.

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Scarlet Fever rash. Photo: NHS

What parents need to look for as cases of Scarlet Fever reaches 50-year high in England

Scarlet fever hit its highest level in England for 50 years, with more than 17,000 cases reported in 2016 - research in the Lancet shows.

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Energy drinks ‘cause mental health problems and kidney damage’

Energy drinks ‘cause mental health problems and kidney damage’

Children should be banned from buying energy drinks as they can cause high blood pressure, heart problems, obesity and even kidney damage, warns new research.

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Health advice: Act early if you feel unwell, Northamptonshire experts advise

People in Northamptonshire who suffer from a long-term health condition are being urged to “act early” if they feel unwell to avoid a minor illness becoming more serious.
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REVEALED: New car parking charges at KGH

REVEALED: New car parking charges at KGH

Kettering General Hospital’s new car parking deck is due to officially open at 1pm on Friday, December 1.

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Corby flu clinic offers vaccines for children

Corby flu clinic offers vaccines for children

A clinic is being held in Corby for children who missed their flu vaccination at school.

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VIDEO: Reindeer provide festive cheer at Kettering's Cransley Hospice

Staff and patients at Kettering's Cransley Hospice got into the festive spirit after a visit from some of Santa's reindeer.

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Are you a heavy snorer?

Loud snorers more at risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease says new research

A study of middle aged and elderly people found those with sleep apnoea had a build up of proteins in their brain that trigger the condition.

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