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Locala boss Robert Flack steps down

The boss of community healthcare provider Locala has stepped down after six years in the job.

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Hilary Shoesmith

Appeal for organ donors after Calderdale nurse’s gift of life

The partner of a much-loved nurse from Calderdale who died suddenly during a Sunday meal out is urging people to join the organ donor register to save lives.

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Project: Careshare would be a so-far unique co-operative project, says founder Emma Back

Pioneering care project starts up

Introductory sessions are being held for a pioneering new co-operative public care project.

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Shanna Newby.

Thousands raised to help teenager with brain haemorrhage get home

An appeal to bring a 17-year-old home after she suffered a brain haemorrhage on holiday has raised thousands.

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Shanna Newby.

Halifax family’s plea for help to get teen home after suffering brain injury on holiday

What should have been a dream holiday for a young Halifax couple turned into a nightmare when a 17-year-old girl suffered a brain haemorrhage.

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Hospital plan ‘will save £175m’ - but a new PFI deal is needed

Hospital plan ‘will save £175m’ - but a new PFI deal is needed

Controversial plans to demolish Huddersfield Royal Infirmary and replace the hospital with a smaller site without an A&E department will save the NHS £175m – but are reliant on pursuing a new PFI deal, a business case supporting the proposal has revealed.

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Imogen Walker, five, tries bowling at the Stainland Sports Association Junior Sports Mash-Up at Stainland Memorial Park

Sports and learning at summer Mash-Up

Rain didn’t stop play - or learning - when Stainland Sports Association held its Sports Mash-Up this summer.

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Elm Royd Care Home, Brighouse.

INADEQUATE: Health watchdog’s findings before Brighouse care home was closed

A health watchdog has revealed that services at a Brighouse care home were ‘putting people at risk’ as they were receiving inappropriate or unsafe care.

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Race For Life - Pretty Muddy, Savile Park. Warm-up.

Mud, glorious mud! Halifax women get Pretty Muddy for a great cause!

Women from across Yorkshire took part in the first Halifax Pretty Muddy event on Saturday to raise money for Cancer Research UK.

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Health secretary to review controversial hospital plan for Calderdale and Huddersfield

The health secretary will be asked to review controversial changes to hospital services in Calderdale and Huddersfield.

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Halifax care home slammed and faces action from health watchdog

Halifax care home slammed and faces action from health watchdog

A shortstaffed nursing home failed to make improvements after warning notices were issued by the health watchdog over poor care.

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Elm Royd Care Home, Brighouse.

Care home where residents were removed submits plan to change use of site

The owners of a Brighouse care home that was closed down and saw residents moved out have submitted new plans to change the use of the building.

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Cause: Fundraising for Jackie Hills grand-daughter Alice is being undertaken by old friends in Calderdale

£50,000 appeal to help save life of Alice, four

Calderdale friends of a schoolmate are helping raise money for £50,000 life-saving treatment and operation on her grand-daughter.

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Calderdale and Huddersfield hospital plan could be referred to Jeremy Hunt

Calderdale and Huddersfield hospital plan could be referred to Jeremy Hunt

A council health watchdog is being urged to reject controversial changes to hospital services after new details emerged.

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Triple challenge: Some of the Marshalls staff who took part in the triathlon

Triathlon hundred raise £6,500

More than 100 members of a Calderdale company took part in a team triathlon to raise money for a mental health charity.

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Outstanding achiever: Thomas received his Panathlon award at University Academy Keighley

Teenager will scale heights - on just one leg

A TEENAGER who held a leaving party for his leg, which he will lose in a crucial operation, is about the scale a climbing wall for a new fundraising challenge.

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Jermain Defoe met his friend Bradley Lowery last night as the family say their little boy is finding it hard to breathe.

Jermain Defoe visits cancer battler Bradley Lowery as family say he is 'finding breathing difficult'

Terminally-ill football fan Bradley Lowery was visited by his "best friend" Jermain Defoe after his family threw him a party.
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VIDEO: Sir Vince Cable urges firms to back £1m Weston Park Cancer Charity 2020 For Business Appeal

Sir Vince Cable took time out of his campaign to become the next Liberal Democrat leader to urge business leaders to back a £1 million appeal boosting world leading cancer services in Sheffield.
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Elm Royd Care Home, Brighouse.

Residents moved out of troubled Calderdale care home after sudden closure

Residents have been moved out of a troubled Calderdale care home, Council chiefs have revealed.

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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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