Michael Dugher: Pharmacy cuts will only add to pressure on creaking NHS

WRITING in The Yorkshire Post over the summer, I warned about the devastating impact that Government cuts to pharmacies could have on our local communities and our NHS. And I invited the new Minister, David Mowat, to re-think the plan.

Michael Dugher MP is to force a Commons vote on pharmacy cuts.

Exclusive: MP throws down gauntlet over pharmacy cuts and demands Commons vote

SENIOR Yorkshire MP Michael Dugher will attempt to force a Commons vote on the Government’s proposed pharmacy cuts, The Yorkshire Post can reveal.

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Body art company acquired in £16m buyout

A supplier of body art products has changed hands in a secondary buyout for a price thought to be in the region of £16m.

Sophie Dobson, 12, from Sheffield, enjoys a swim with a dolphin during the Dreamflight visit to Discovery Cove in Orlando, Florida.

Ill children are delighted at trip to Florida

SCORES OF sick and seriously ill children from across the UK have left their families behind and conquered their fears on a once-in-a-lifetime sunshine holiday in America.

Teenagers (centre) arrive at Lunar House in Croydon, south London, from the "Jungle" camp in Calais.

Jayne Dowle: Jungle migrants - Extend hand of welcome but scrutiny is required

IT comes to something when a Member of Parliament has to take to Twitter to speak his mind, but that’s modern democracy for you. David Davies, chairman of the Commons Welsh Affairs Select Committee, has come in for huge approbation for his public comments about child refugees.

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Brentford 0 Barnsley 2: Reds strike duo spoil the party for Bees

Barnsley chief Paul Heckingbottom praised his side for cutting out the errors as they earned a first clean sheet at Griffin Park in seven visits.

Caroline Gorski  meets pupils at Horizon Community College , Barnsley

Barnsley pupils learn about ‘the internet of things’

PUPILS FROM a Barnsley school have been learning about the technology of the future - known as the Internet of Things.

Barnsley manager Paul Heckingbottom

Brentford v Barnsley: Reds learning lessons in bid to keep it tight

BARNSLEY may have displayed considerable attacking zeal in their return to the Championship this season, but Paul Heckingbottom admits his current pressing concern is at the other end of the pitch.

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Alton Towers victim slams ‘7 legless’ students on pub crawl dressed as rollercoaster

A YORKSHIRE victim of the Alton towers “Smiler” crash has attacked students who dressed as a rollercoaster for a charity pub crawl, calling themselves 7 Legless.

Barnsley manager Paul Heckingbottom. Picture: Richard Sellers/PA.

Lack of respect will not be tolerated by Barnsley boss Paul Heckingbottom

IT was very much a tale of two Adams for Paul Heckingbottom in his analysis of Barnsley’s home reverse to new Championship leaders Newcastle United.

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Prime Minister Theresa May meets Ellie Simmonds, Ellie Robinson, Alistair and Jonny Brownlee, Aled Davies and Lutalo Muhammad , during an event attended by members of Team GB and ParalympicsGB at Manchester Town Hall after thousands of sports fans braved heavy showers in Manchester to hail the heroic exploits of Great Britain's Olympic and Paralympic athletes.

Jayne Dowle: Look close to home to find lasting role models for life

PRIME Minister Theresa May insists that she has never had a single role model. In an interview with presenter Lorraine Kelly on ITV1’s Good Morning Britain, she said that she had been inspired by a range of people who got things done.

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Newcastle United's Dwight Gayle scores his opening goal during the Sky Bet Championship match at Oakwell, Barnsley.

Barnsley 0 Newcastle United 2: Magpies fly to the top as Reds struggle to close gap

OAKWELL might be remembered with a distinct lack of fondness by one former Champions League winning-manager, but it was much more to another’s liking last night.

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Newcastle United's Dwight Gayle is mobbed after he scores his opening goal.

Worrying signs: Barnsley boss Paul Heckingbottom upset with Adam Hammill over touchline spat

PAUL HECKINGBOTTOM criticised winger Adam Hammill and his side’s concentration in defence after his Barnsley side slipped to a sixth game without a win in the Championship.

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Head-to-head: How does Barnsley’s Paul Heckingbottom compare with the great Rafa Benitez of Newcastle?

Head-to-head: How does Barnsley’s Paul Heckingbottom compare with the great Rafa Benitez of Newcastle?

Barnsley face Newcastle United tonight in a Championship fixture which pits world-renowned manager Rafael Benitez against Barnsley’s Paul Heckingbottom, a relative novice in comparison.


Video: Barnsley hang fire on Josh Scowen red card appeal

PAUL HECKINGBOTTOM has revealed that Barnsley will make a tactical decision later today regarding whether to appeal against Josh Scowen’s weekend red card against Fulham.

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Marley Watkins scores for Barnsley against Fulham. Picture: Chris Etchells

Barnsley 2 Fulham 4: Paul Heckingbottom undaunted as Newcastle United advance on Oakwell

IT is six years since Newcastle United visited Oakwell and some Barnsley fans must be wishing tomorrow’s return could be delayed after a deflating defeat by Fulham.

Funding for social care is at breaking point - and lacking compassion.

Jayne Dowle: Sharp injection of cash is only solution for NHS

IT’S amazing what you learn when you spend three hours waiting in an A&E department. I had occasion to visit our local hospital last week with my daughter, Lizzie, who had banged her wrist at school.

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Burberry and Asos expected to boost their sales

REtailers Burberry and ASOS will report from opposite ends of the fashion spectrum next week, but both are expected to benefit from the Brexit-hit pound.


Video: Blow for Barnsley as Aidy White remains on sidelines

AIDY WHITE is likely to be sidelined until the next international break, with the Barnsley left-back to undergo minor surgery to resolve a muscle problem.

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Do we expect too much of teachers?

Jayne Dowle: Long hours and low pay adds up to teaching crisis

IS it any wonder teachers are burning out so quickly? A new report headed by former schools minister David Laws finds that classroom staff in England are working longer hours and have lower starting pay than in most other developed countries in the world.

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