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Hebden Bridge Picture House launches autism friendly screenings

Hebden Bridge Picture House has announced the launch of autism friendly screenings from July 2017, which aim to promote the cinema-going experience for people with autism, sensory sensitivity or a learning disability.

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Children play in a water fountain in Bradford, Yorkshire, as Britain is set to bask in its hottest day of the year this weekend, with the fine weather continuing into next week.

Yorkshire weather: Tips for coping during the heatwave

Yorkshire is basking in glorious sunshine and temperatures have hit 30C.

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Calderdale Police Awards Evening. PCs Paul Walker, James Gibbs and special constable Daniel Jones.

Going above and beyond call of duty

Brave, heroic, dedicated. These are just some of the words which could be used to describe those recognised at the 2017 Calderdale Police Awards.

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Hospital appointment chaos causes longer waits in Calderdale

Hospital appointment chaos causes longer waits in Calderdale

An NHS trust has apologised for chaos with its appointments system after patients faced long delays when trying to book themselves into clinics.

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Your Health: Top tips for gardeners this summertime

Your Health: Top tips for gardeners this summertime

Watching the highlights from RHS Chelsea Flower Show this week and with gardening listed as a hobby for over half the adult population of the UK it reminded me that there are a lot of people at risk of injury now that the peak gardening season is here.

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People should 'fight their instincts' and FLOAT

New life-saving advice says floating, not swimming, could prevent drowning in cold water

People should ‘fight their instincts’ and FLOAT rather than try to swim if they fall into water, according to new advice from the RNLI.

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Nurses in tears after 20 home visits in a shift

Nurses in tears after 20 home visits in a shift

Overworked nurses were in tears during a visit by government inspectors to a shortstaffed community health provider.

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Smoking cost Calderdale Council an extra �3.4m

Smoking adds £3.4m to social care system bill in Calderdale

Smoking added an estimated £3.4m to the social care system bill at Calderdale Council as alarmimng figures were revealed showing the number of 15-year-olds and pregnant women smoking.

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New tobacco laws affecting vapers who smoke e-cigarettes will come into force this week.

E-cigarette laws to change THIS WEEK - Here’s how Calderdale vapers will be affected

New tobacco laws affecting Calderdale vapers who smoke e-cigarettes will come into force this week.

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Calderdale residents asked to be patient after NHS cyber-attack

Calderdale residents are being asked to be patient following last weeks NHS cyber-attack.

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Yorkshire NHS hospital trust affected after suspected cyber attack targets IT systems across country

Yorkshire NHS hospital trust affected after suspected cyber attack targets IT systems across country

A hospital trust in Yorkshire is among a series across the country that appear to have been targeted by a suspected attempted cyber attack.

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Research suggests that regular use of painkillers can raise heart attack risk.

Taking common painkillers such as ibuprofen for just a week 'raises heart attack risk'

People who "self-medicate" by taking over the counter painkillers should take heed of new research warning they can increase the risk of a heart attack, say family doctors.
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New cigarette laws come into force this month

These new cigarette laws come into force this month: Here’s what Calderdale smokers need to know

Smokers across Calderdale are being warned about new rules on cigarettes and tobacco that will come into force this month.

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Gamma, Luddenden Foot. Mark Hallinan, William Glover-Humphreys, Dharmit Mistry, Tania Evangelista, Adrian Fellows, Evelina Cesnauskyte and Natalie Walsh.

Plans to build £2m medical research lab in Calderdale

A medical supplies company worth £25m has plans to build at ‘state of the art’ research laboratory in Calderdale.

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Obesity causes more deaths than smoking

Obesity causes more deaths than smoking

Obesity now causes more premature deaths than smoking, suggests new research.

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Storm on a teacake as chocolate spread found to contain 57 spoons of sugar

Storm on a teacake as chocolate spread found to contain 57 spoons of sugar

Chocolate spreads like Nutella contain over four times more sugar than nuts - with a staggering 57 teaspoons in a jar, warns a new report.

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VIDEO: You can perform the Heimlich manoeuvre on yourself - here’s how you can learn

VIDEO: You can perform the Heimlich manoeuvre on yourself - here’s how you can learn

People who start choking should be able to perform the Heimlich manoeuvre on THEMSELVES, according to a new study.

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Stroke patients ignoring GP advice because of drug side effects

Stroke patients ignoring GP advice because of drug side effects

Some stroke patients are ignoring their GPs and stopping potentially life saving treatments such as statins because they suffer from minor side effects.

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Diabetics are being urged to check the label of the drinks and sweets they might use to help with hypos.

Diabetics urged to check fizzy drink and confectionery labels in wake of sugar tax changes

Diabetics must regularly check the labels of Lucozade, other fizzy drinks and confectionery in the wake of the Government’s sugar tax, warned experts.

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Your Health: What is hypnotherapy and what can it do?

Your Health: What is hypnotherapy and what can it do?

The mind is the most powerful tool our body has. In the same way that the mind can make us ill (for instance via stress or phobias), it can make us better.

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