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The mother’s courage saving lives in Megan’s memory

It is three years since Jackie Roberts’ daughter Megan drowned in the River Ouse. She is now helping others. Catherine Scott reports.

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Couple’s career change to create Yorkshire ‘super’ tea

Couple’s career change to create Yorkshire ‘super’ tea

Husband and wife team James and Jade Dawson gave up good jobs in Dubai to create a ‘super tea’. Catherine Scott reports.

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Faye’s battle with Lyme Disease leads to business success

Faye’s battle with Lyme Disease leads to business success

For six years Faye Savory was told she had chronic fatigue syndrome. It turned out to be Lyme Disease and now she is up for a top award. Catherine Scott meets

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The woman changing the lives of people paralysed by stroke

The woman changing the lives of people paralysed by stroke

As millions celebrate International Women’s Day today, we talk to one woman who is helping to restore movement to paralysed limbs.

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Why it is time to talk openly and honestly about mental health

Why it is time to talk openly and honestly about mental health

Novelist M Jonathan Lee believes that the best way to remove the stigma associated with mental health 
is to talk freely about it. He spoke to Yvette Huddleston.

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How acupuncture cured Tom’s hay fever misery

How acupuncture cured Tom’s hay fever misery

Tom Laverick suffered years of misery from hay fever until he tried acupuncture. Catherine Scott reports.

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Expert spends a year listening to blood flowing through legs to help diagnose stroke

Expert spends a year listening to blood flowing through legs to help diagnose stroke

Andrew Sharpe will spend the next 12 months listening to blood flowing through patients’ feet and legs. Catherine Scott finds out why

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Painful hell over for Jojo

Painful hell over for Jojo

A bride-to-be can finally look forward to her wedding this September after a year of pain and anxiety comes to an end following successful surgery . Catherine Scott reports

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William with his little brother Ben

Dad says thanks for saving ‘miracle’ son

Tom Starey has raised £2,000 for the hospital that saved his son born ten weeks early. Catherine Scott reports.

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Actress heads appeal to get city marching for men this Father’s Day

Leeds is one of just three cities in the UK chosen to hold a March for Men with prostate cancer. Catherine Scott reports.

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Caitlin was 12 when she first tried to kill herself. Now she’s raising awareness of children’s mental health

Caitlin Newdall was 12 she first tried to kill herself. Now 15 she is telling her story to raise awareness of children’s mental health. Catherine Scott meets her

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Appeal to help Emmie keep safe

Appeal to help Emmie keep safe

Little Emmie Fafera-McCullagh sufferes 15 seizures a week and struggles to sit safely. An appeal has been launched to help her. Catherine Scott reports.

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Otley mum rises to SAS test from hell

Otley mum rises to SAS test from hell

The BBC’s latest reality series is one of the toughest yet. Catherine Scott meets contestant and mum of two Lynsey Donoghue

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How his own cancer ordeal led Tom to seek career in medicine

How his own cancer ordeal led Tom to seek career in medicine

After Tom Grew was treated for a rare form of cancer he decided he wanted to spend the rest of his life helping others. Catherine Scott reports

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Little Henry smiles on despite life limiting illnesses.

Little Henry smiles on despite life limiting illnesses.

Henry Sugden was born with a twisted bowel, but that was just the start of his health problems.Catherine Scott reports.

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Anabel drops five dress sizes to fit into dream wedding dress after losing seven stone

Anabel drops five dress sizes to fit into dream wedding dress after losing seven stone

Anabel Bonner weighed 16 stone when she was 16. It took a marriage proposal to make her shed seven stone to fit into her wedding dress . Catherine Scott meets her.

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Jodie rewrites medical history

Jodie rewrites medical history

Jodie Goulden was just 15 when she rewrote medical text books when it came to appendicitis. Catherine Scott reports.

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Forget clean eating. now Gwyneth says we need to be clean sleeping

Forget clean eating. now Gwyneth says we need to be clean sleeping

Copper pillows, heated socks and 12 hours just some of the things we should be doing to be a clean sleeper. Catherine Scott reports

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Family doctor and healthy living author Dr Julie Coffey at home in Sheffield

The Yorkshire GP who says we can think ourselves slim

Yorkshire GP Dr Julie Coffey has written two books to help us lead healthier lifestyles. Catherine Scott reports.

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Courgettes

Why the price of courgettes is rocketing

You may have noticed that the price of courgettes is higher than normal.

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