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‘I belonged to the grey area between normal drinker and alcoholic,’ says Leeds woman who is now helping growing number of problem drinkers

A new service launches this week to help the growing number of professional women who have alcohol problems. Catherine Scott reports .

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Yorkshire man one of the first in UK to be injected with his own fat cells to cure pain

Yorkshire man one of the first in UK to be injected with his own fat cells to cure pain

A new therapy is seeing people injected with their own fat cells to treat damaged joints. Catherine Scott reports.

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Fiona Burks in her  harrogate shop Yarns Etc.  Picture Tony Johnson.

Casting off to a career in yarns

Fiona Burks’ business has just been named in the top three of yarn shops in the North of England. Catherine Scott meets her.

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Man given a year to live pledges to raise £100,000 in the time he has left

Gareth Dunn was about to achieve his greatest ambition, becoming an officer in the British Army. But it was not to be, as Catherine Scott discovered

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Yorkshireman given a year to live pledges to raise £100,000 before he dies

Gareth Dunn was about to achieve his greatest ambition, becoming an officer in the British Army. But it was not to be, as Catherine Scott discovered.

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BETTER: Maureen Pullan, from Leeds, had a life-changing injection for arthritis.

Steroid jab helps Leeds arthritis sufferers

An injection is helping arthritis sufferers to reduce their pain and get on with their lives. Catherine Scott reports.

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Megan Lockwood who was an IVF baby and now works at the Care clinic in Sheffield. For Life & Style. Picture Scott Merrylees

“After the fourth IVF cycle we got a deep fat fryer - and twins”

The postcode lottery of IVF treatment has been highlighted this week. Catherine Scott meets one test tube baby who is now helping other people become parents.

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RESEARCH: Dr Matthew Campbell is looking for volunteers for research into Type 1 Diabetes at Leeds Beckett University.

Leeds researchers to find out whether fish oil could help diabetics

Researchers in Leeds are studying whether fish oils help improve type 1 diabetes and they are looking for volunteers. Catherine Scott reports.

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ITV Racing presenter Ed Chamberlin

Ed Chamberlin on horse racing, career change and cancer

The ITV racing commentator tells Catherine Scott why he is coming to Yorkshire to support Macmillan’s Carol Concert in Ripon.

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Dale Alderton at his home, Darley Cliffe Hall, near Barnsley.

How tea made a Gatsby greater

Hairdresser, nightclub owner and country house restorer. Catherine Scott meets Dale Alderton.

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Extreme makeover for Leeds mum to raise awareness of Stand Up To Cancer campaign

Tracey Barraclough had an extreme makeover to raise awareness of the Stand Up To Cancer campaign. Catherine Scott reports.

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Lasting trauma of new born meningitis

Lasting trauma of new born meningitis

A Leeds mum is raising awareness of meningitis after her family was devastated by the disease. Catherine Scott reports.

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Debra is proud of  hull roots

Debra is proud of hull roots

Debra Stephenson has always been proud of of home of Hull but never more so than now it is City of Culture. Catherine Scott reports.

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Sting and Jimmy Nail

Sting: “It was a frightening place, but it was part of my life. I wanted something different and I had to leave to achieve it”

Sting’s debut musical The Last Ship is coming to Yorkshire starring Jimmy Nail. As tickets go on sale, Catherine Scott meets the megastar who is going back to his roots.

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Interview: Gok Wan reveals he suffered from an eating disorder

Interview: Gok Wan reveals he suffered from an eating disorder

Gok Wan is best known as the presenter of How to Look Good Naked, and yet, behind his smiling facade, he was hiding his own eating disorder. He talks to Catherine Scott.

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Teresa Barker (left) with Andrea Morrison

Meet the Yorkshire woman with a diagnosed phobia of Hallowe’en

This Hallowe’en Teresa Barker will be able to leave the house for the first time in years after she had her fear of dressing up cured. Catherine Scott reports.

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Meet the Yorkshire woman with a diagnosed phobia of Halloween

Meet the Yorkshire woman with a diagnosed phobia of Halloween

This Halloween Teresa Barker will be able to leave the house for the first time in years after her fear of costumes was cured.
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Smart plug pioneered in Yorkshire could help dementia sufferers

Smart plug pioneered in Yorkshire could help dementia sufferers

A unique research project in Sheffield aims to help people with dementia live more independently. Catherine Scott reports.

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Linda Oxley

Invisible bionic ear means Linda can hear traffic for the first time

Linda Oxley has become one of the first people in the country to be fitted with an invisible hearing aid. Catherine Scott reports.

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Harvey Weinstein

Catherine Scott: Why I wish I had said #metoo years ago

The revelations about Harvey Weinstein show up an endemic sexism not just in the film industry but in most walks of life.

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