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£3m Fund Will ‘Revolutionise’ UK Airport Security, Putting An End To Laptop Hassle

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  By Katie Grant in iNews.   The Government will unveil on Friday a £3m fund to “revolutionise” airport screening so that passengers are no longer required to remove their laptops from their hand luggage during security checks. Companies and universities will be invited to bid for the money that is intended to support projects […]

Flood Warning Service Improvements Go Live For Winter

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  From The Yorkshire Times.   People who live near the River Foss in York will now be able to benefit from an improved flood warning service from Wednesday, October 18. After the Boxing Day 2015 floods, one of the recommendations of the York Flood Inquiry report was for the Environment Agency to conduct a […]

The York ME Community Links With Disability Employment Company evenbreak

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    The York ME Community has linked up with The Disability Employment Company evenbreak. This is a company run by disabled folk who believe that disabled people deserve an ‘even break’. Evenbreak, a not-for-profit social enterprise, was formed to achieve three aims: • To help inclusive employers attract more talented disabled people; • To […]

Snow Machine For Shambles ! Street Raises Cash To Guarantee A White Christmas

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      From YorkMix.   Don’t bother looking up the long-range weather forecast. It will snow in Shambles this year.   York’s most picturesque street is set to enjoy a white Christmas, even if the rest of the city stays resolutely snow free. At least that’s the plan – as retailers launch a campaign […]

10 Indulgent Drinks For Chocolate Lovers To Try In Leeds

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  By Claire Schofield in iNews.   From indulgent hot chocolates to creative cocktails, these Leeds cafes and bars are serving up innovative chocolate-based drinks that will keep every chocoholic happy. Offering a special menu of 12 decadent hot chocolates, you can fend off those cold weather blues at the upmarket Dakota Deluxe Hotel. The […]

How Healthy Is The French Health System ?

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      Laurent Chambaud in The Conversation.   Among themselves the French can be highly critical of the care provided by their nation’s hospitals and doctors, yet they are always ready to defend the French health care system, considered to be one the world’s best. Indeed, in a World Health Organisation comparison of 191 different […]

Motability’s Tyre Policy ‘Risks Safety Of Customers’

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  By John Pring in Disability News Service.   The Motability car scheme has been accused of risking the safety of its disabled customers, by refusing to replace their tyres until they are only just above the legal minimum tread depth. Disabled campaigner Ian Jones, one of the founders of the WOW petition, said that the […]

Album Review: Raised Under Grey Skies – JP Cooper

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  By Graham Clark in The Yorkshire Times.   No doubt the album title relates to his home city of Manchester. Many will know JP Cooper through his first big hit September Song and his dance track Perfect Strangerswith Jonas Blue. In over 18 months he has gone from playing support slots to his own headline tour this month. […]

Another Harry Potter Shop Moving Into Shambles

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    From YorkMix.   They do say imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. But does that apply to wizards as well as to muggles? Five months after a Harry Potter-themed shop opened its doors on Shambles – and proved to be a huge hit – a second very similar store is set to […]

Precise.ly Chosen As Patient-Tracking Platform In ME/CFS Study

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By Linda Avey in prweb.   Precise.ly, Inc. has been selected to be the patient portal in a $40 million, five-year NIH-funded, multi-center study focused on the study of chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS). It represents the first major research support for a condition that affects millions of Americans.   SAN FRANCISCO, (CALIF.) (PRWEB) OCTOBER 09, 2017 […]

Review: Son Of A Preacher Man

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    From YorkMix.   There are many things to praise in this show. For a start, it is packed with Dusty Springfield songs, from the huge hits to earlier titles such as Island of Dreams. The opening of the first act, with a solo trumpet playing the first few notes of You Don’t Have To Say […]

Famous York Street To Go One-Way ? Radical Traffic Controls Proposed

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  From YorkMix.   Traders in one of York’s most famous streets have suggested radical traffic changes, to help with its revitalisation. Micklegate has been one-way since June, while the Bar is restored, with traffic heading out of the city redirected. Thousands of motorists have had to use alternative routes but some traders say the […]

Raising Funds For Invest In ME Research – At No Cost To You !

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An easy way to raise funds for Invest in ME Research without it costing you a penny. Who says you don’t get owt for nowt ? There are over 3,000 retailers at GoRaise who will donate to Invest in ME Research every time you shop with them via our link at the top of this […]

Watch: Video Shows Dramatic Helicopter Rescue From York Minster

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  From YorkMix.   These are the dramatic moments when a helicopter rescue team plucked a stricken man from the tower at York Minster. The man, in his 20s, had been taken ill at the top of the central tower of the cathedral, and this was the only way to transport him to hospital. Emergency […]

What It’s Like To Transition On To Universal Credit

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By Peter Dwyer and Sharon Wright in The Conversation.   Originally designed with the intention of “making work pay” by smoothing out transitions between paid work and welfare, Universal Credit is now being widely criticised for failing to deliver on its promises. Despite calls by a group of Conservative MPs for the next phase of the welfare […]

The SMILE Trial Lightning Process For Children With CFS: Results Too Good To Be True ?

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    A guest post by Dr. Keith Geraghty Honorary Research Fellow at the University of Manchester, Centre for Primary Care, Division of Population Health and Health Services Research in James C Coyne’s website, Coyne of the Realm.   The Advertising Standards Authority previously ruled that the Lightning Process (LP) should not be advertised as […]

York Panto Star Berwick Kaler Fights Back After Heart Bypass Operation

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    By Mike Laycock in The Press.   Panto legend Berwick Kaler has told how he is fighting back to health from major heart surgery as he prepares for his next show at York Theatre Royal. Britain’s longest serving pantomime dame says he is recovering well following a double heart bypass operation in July, when he […]

The Stunning Yorkshire Landscape, By Dave Zdanowicz

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    From The Yorkshire Times.   Bradford photographer, Dave Zdanowicz is a 34 year old landscape photographer with a passion for his beautiful county. In his own words “I absolutely love landscape photography and I have dedicated the last 3 years of my life travelling around Yorkshire photographing the breath-taking county. This has resulted […]

Yorkshire Air Ambulances To Carry Blood On Board

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    From The Yorkshire Times.   Yorkshire Air Ambulance has started carrying blood on board their helicopters for the first time, enabling critically injured patients to receive transfusions at the scene of accidents or in the air. The potentially life-saving initiative has been funded through a donation of more than £16,000 from the Henry […]

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