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Sainsbury’s recalls sandwich fillers in food bug scare

Sainsbury’s has removed 13 of its own-brand sandwich fillers from its shelves following the discovery of food bug listeria in them.

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Bishop of Peterborough’s bid to rid of the world of ‘its most stigmatised disease’

Bishop of Peterborough’s bid to rid of the world of ‘its most stigmatised disease’

The Bishop of Peterborough wants to raise money, support and prayer to rid the world of ‘its most stigmatised disease.’

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Organic product recalled due to salmonella contamination

An organic food retailer has recalled a line of tahini because salmonella has been found in the product.

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A third of animal owners confess to ‘throwing sickies’ to tend to poorly pet

A third of animal owners confess to ‘throwing sickies’ to tend to poorly pet

Nearly half of all animal owners confess that they’ve pulled a ‘sicky’ to pander to a poorly pet.

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Peterborough and Cambridgeshire mental health scheme gets £3 million boost

A pioneering mental health crisis service run by Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust is to continue after being awarded more than £3 million.

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Peterborough City Hospital ‘at full capacity’ as heatwave continues

Peterborough City Hospital ‘at full capacity’ as heatwave continues

Peterborough City Hospital has today warned that it is “at full capacity” after a surge in patients not following heatwave advice.

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Adults under 25 “twice as likely to suffer from hay fever as those aged 55 or older”

Adults under 25 “twice as likely to suffer from hay fever as those aged 55 or older”

Young adults are twice as likely to suffer from hay fever as those aged over 54, according to new research.

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Brits could be banned from all-inclusive holidays - unless they stop making fake ‘food-poisoning’ claims

Brits could be banned from all-inclusive holidays - unless they stop making fake ‘food-poisoning’ claims

Brits could be banned from going on all-inclusive holidays abroad unless they stop making fake food poisoning claims, tour operators have warned.

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New clinical trial offers treatment hope for advanced pancreatic cancer patients in Peterborough

A new clinical trial is open at Peterborough City Hospital which offers treatment hope for advanced pancreatic cancer patients.

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Seven day appointments at GP surgery now available for all Peterborough residents

Seven day appointments at a GP surgery are now available for all resident in Peterborough.

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The importance of mental health

After weeks of intense and heated discussions about inadequate and expensive local transport, an ashamedly low funded NHS and the existential question about how European we can dare to call ourselves from now on, hardly anyone has even touched on the underestimated issue of what concerns each and every one of us: mental health writes Annika Loebig, a student at Peterborough Regional College.

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A quarter of a million Brits have had cosmetic surgery

A quarter of a million Brits have had cosmetic surgery

Close to a quarter of a million Brits have undergone cosmetic surgery - at the age of 50 or over, it has emerged.

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Volunteer to help ambulance charity

St John’s Ambulance Service will run a recruitment drive in Peterborough this weekend.

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Peterborough mums breaking ‘the taboo and silence’ surrounding stillbirth for Sands Awareness month

Peterborough mums breaking ‘the taboo and silence’ surrounding stillbirth for Sands Awareness month

A Peterborough support group is looking to “break the taboo and silence surrounding stillbirth” as June marks the start of Sands Awareness month.

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Eating cheese is better for you than previously thought

Eating cheese is better for you than previously thought

Eating plenty of cheese is healthier than you think and does not necessarily increase your risk of heart disease, cancer and diabetes, say scientists.

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New drug for ‘world’s deadliest cancer’ to be trialed on British patients

New drug for ‘world’s deadliest cancer’ to be trialed on British patients

A new drug to treat one of the world’s deadliest cancers is to be given to more than 300 British patients.

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Eating chocolate ‘lowers risk of irregular heartbeat’

Eating chocolate ‘lowers risk of irregular heartbeat’

It’s a guilty pleasure that men need six times a week but women can get by with just once - it’s eating chocolate.

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£2 million hospital development on track

The next phase of the £2 million redevelopment of Stamford Hospital is on track to finish on Friday, June 9.

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New Chief Executive appointed for Cambridgeshire and Peterborough community care and mental health NHS Trust

Tracy Dowling has been appointed as the new Chief Executive of Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust (CPFT).

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GP surgery out of special measures

A Peterborough GP practice has come out of special measures.

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