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My View: Is your child addicted to social media ?

When my husband constantly referred to social media as the “devil’s’ work” I thought he was just being a dinosaur. But I have become increasingly concerned about the addictive nature of social media

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Super slimmer Robert is now helping the hungry

Super slimmer Robert is now helping the hungry

Having lost seven stone Robert Thewlis is now running to help hungry children across the world. Catherine Scott reports.

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Chocolatier Samuel Chandler,founder of Gemini Chocolate.

Meet the man making healthy chocolate in York.

Chocolate and healthy are rarely found in the same sentence, but Samuel Chandler is changing all that. Catherine Scott reports.

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‘I had red hair and was about the same height as her,” says actress who landed the role of Cilla Black from 2000 hopefuls

‘I had red hair and was about the same height as her,” says actress who landed the role of Cilla Black from 2000 hopefuls

She landed the role of Cilla Black from 2,000 hopefuls. As she prepared to appear in Yorkshire Catherine Scott spoke to Kara Lily Hayworth.

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Mum reveals how marathon running helped save her life

Mum reveals how marathon running helped save her life

Rachel Cullen has battled severe depression and low self esteem all her life, but she says marathon running saved her life. Catherine Scott reports.

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Meet the Leeds grandmother ballroom dancing back to happiness

A bad hip threatened to scupper Julie Firth’s ballroom dancing passion, but an operation put her on her feet. Catherine Scott reports.

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17 year old Chloe Bellerby who is walking from Leeds to London to raise awareness of mental health problems in teenagers.

Teenager speaks out about her battle with depression

This time last year teenager Chloe Bellerby was planning too kill herself, until her PE teacher stepped in. Catherine Scott talks to Chloe and her dad about her struggle

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James Ashford at Brymor Ice Cream at High Jervaulx Farm near Masham.  Picture Tony Johnson.

a family flavour for Yorkshire ice cream

When Nicola Moore’s family sold Brymor Ice Cream she was worried for the future. She needn’t have been, as Catherine Scott discovers.

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Catherine Scott: Comforting effect of an imaginary friend

It might not quite be up to the standards of last year, but the John Lewis Christmas advert has been praised for raising some important issues.

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Racing Lottery winner enlists drivers to create music track

It is nearly eight years since Susan Herdman won £1.2m on the National Lottery. Now she has made a Christmas charity record. Catherine Scott reports.

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‘When they told me my son would never love me I felt my heart break’ says mum of autistic boy

‘When they told me my son would never love me I felt my heart break’ says mum of autistic boy

Lynn Westerman Holt is on a mission to change the way society treats people with autism. Catherine Scott meets her.

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Abigail Laidlaw, 6, with her winning Christmas card design

Abigail fights leukaemia to bring festive cheer to others

105,000 Morrisons staff will get Abigail Laidlaw’s Christmas card this year, but it is a Christmas her parents feared she might not see. Catherine Scott reports.

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Jaxon urges people to sing, donate a& nominate for heart charity

Jaxon Green-Moore is one of 200 people with a rare heart condition, but now he is leading a Christmas appeal. Catherine Scott reports

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081117  A cold cot has been donated to York Hospital in memory of baby  Alexis Limbert-Simpson , pic shows  l to r.. Natasha Limbert , Janine Vermeulen Consultant , Emergency Medicine, and Sabine O'Dwyer  (grandma of baby Alexis) with a new cold cot at York Hospital .

Baby tragedy led to parents’ cot gift

A special cot has been donated to a Yorkshire hospital in memory of a baby who died at just two weeks old. Catherine Scott reports.

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Back in time for a party: Leeds Harewood House’s Victorian Christmas

For the first time in five years Harewood House is opening to the public at Christmas. Catherine Scott finds herself transported back to the estate in Victorian times.

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Success runs in the family as another Cram goes for gold

Success runs in the family as another Cram goes for gold

It seems that Josie Cram is following in her famous dad’s footsteps as she represents team GB on the sporting stage. Catherine Scott meets her.

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Surgeon swaps operating theatre to tread the boards

Surgeon swaps operating theatre to tread the boards

Yorkshire surgeon Richard Milton spends his days in the operating theatre and his nights in another kind of theatre. Catherine Scott reports.

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My View: The curse of the teenage selfie

It seems that TV chef Jamie Oliver is on his next crusade,

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Little girl’s death from meningitis inspires charity Christmas card

Little girl’s death from meningitis inspires charity Christmas card

A little girl from York who died of meningitis has inspired a Christmas card to raise money for a charity fighting the disease. Catherine Scott reports.

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Gina Easom has launched a new service to help the growing number of professional women in Yorkshire with alcohol problems. Picture: Maryanne Scott Photography

‘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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