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Man hospitalised after serious gas leak in Peterborough

A man was taken to hospital following a gas leak at a property in Peterborough this afternoon.

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Mum Lauren, left, with cousin Jodie and Ava

Intense Iceland trek by Thorney woman to honour tragic baby Elouise

A fundraiser will weave through steaming lava fields, trek 58km and endure days of camping in rough terrain in honour of her cousin’s twins.

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VIDEO: Seven thousand vulnerable, older and disabled households helped by Peterborough’s Care and Repair service

More than 7,000 city households have received help from Peterborough City Council’s Care and Repair service in the past 12 months.

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Health chiefs offer screening to Peterborough residents after spike in infection

Health professionals will be in Peterborough city centre this weekend to raise awareness of Latent TB infection and explain what patients can do if they think they might be eligible for screening for the condition.

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A dentist at work, as figures show that the number of tooth extractions in hospital for children aged four and under has risen by almost a quarter in the last decade.

Worrying rise in young children having milk teeth removed ‘due to decay caused by too much sugar’

The number of tooth extractions in hospital for children aged four and under has risen by almost a quarter in the last decade, figures show.

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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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New legislation surrounding cigarettes

Smokers warned over new cigarette laws that are coming into force within weeks

Smokers across the UK are being warned about new rules on cigarettes and tobacco that are set to come into force within a matter of weeks.

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Life-changing result of new UK eczema trial

A man whose eczema was so serious that he had to wear gloves day and night has had his life transformed after taking part in a trial of new treatments.

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The team heading to Uganda

Ugandan mission for hospital staff

Staff from Peterborough City Hospital will head to Uganda to perform life changing surgeries in the African country.

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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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‘You can’t put a cost on a life’ - calls for re-think on cutting IVF for Peterborough residents

‘You can’t put a cost on a life’ - calls for re-think on cutting IVF for Peterborough residents

Plans to stop IVF treatment in Peterborough have been heavily criticised with health chiefs told “you can’t put a cost on a life.”

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Peterborough youngsters can get mental health support at new sessions

Young people in Peterborough and Huntingdon who need to talk to someone confidentially about problems at home, school or in their relationships can now visit new drop-in sessions called HERE:NOW.

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IVF treatment set to end for Peterborough residents in cost-cutting measure

IVF treatment set to end for Peterborough residents in cost-cutting measure

IVF treatment is set to end for Peterborough residents in a bid to save hundreds of thousands of pounds a year.

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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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Baroness Newlove opening The Elms today

Replacement for Peterborough sexual assault referral centre officially opened in Huntingdon

Victims’ Commissioner, Baroness Newlove was at Hinchingbrooke Hospital in Huntingdon today, to officially open a new countywide centre for victims of sexual violence.

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Female Genital Mutilation ‘a live issue’ in Peterborough

Dozens of women were identified as being the victims of female genital mutilation (FGM) in Peterborough in the last few months of 2016.

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The superbug is immune to our strongest antibiotics.

Warning over highly-contagious superbug sweeping the nation

A new variant of a gene that causes resistance to our strongest antibiotics has been discovered in a healthy person, prompting fears it could be spreading.

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No smoking day

Peterborough smokers can get help to stamp out habit

People in Peterborough are being urged to take the first steps to give up smoking with the help of No Smoking Day initiatives.

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Bowel cancer soaring among younger people

Bowel cancer soaring among younger people

Young adults are facing a bowel cancer “time bomb” because of their unhealthy diets and lack of exercise, scientists warn.

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Hospital to host public meeting

Members of the public are welcome to attend the next meeting of the Board of Directors at the Peterborough City Hospital board room, level 4, on Tuesday from 1.30pm to 4.30pm.

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