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    Alleviate summer sniffles

    DURING the summer months many of us will be jetting off on holiday, squeezing into packed festival tents, cramming into exam halls and cranking up the air...

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    How clean is your baby’s blanket?

    IT'S notoriously difficult to prize children away from their precious 'blankies' but research has revealed baby blankets could be harbouring nasty germs–...

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    Businesses Warned About Fire Alarms

    Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service is warning that false alarms caused by automatic fire alarmsystems are putting lives at risk. The service is...

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    Take Steps to Deter Burglars

    Derbyshire police are advising members of the public to take steps to deter burglaries as the nights get lighter. Officers are warning people not be...

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    GP Surgery Ratings Online

    Ratings of GP surgeries reflecting how satisfied patients are with their care are to be published online. Practices in Uttoxeter are among 8,000 across...

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    Do You Have What it Takes for First Aid?

    A life-saving charity covering Uttoxeter is seeking individuals, organisations and businesses leading the way in first aid. St John Ambulance is looking for...

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    Diabetes Week

    Uttoxeter residents are been urged to seek advice on diabetes during National Diabetes Week 2012. East Staffordshire Borough Council is inviting residents to...

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    Firefighters Back Home Smoking Ban

    Firefighters have backed moves to persuade smokers in Derbyshire not to light up in their homes. A campaign aimed at reducing the number of people who smoke in...

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    Sun Cream Warning to Holidaymakers

    A cancer charity has published a warning to Uttoxeter holidaymakers about wearing sun cream. In a recent poll Macmillan Cancer Support found that 22 per...

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    New Health App

    People in Uttoxeter worried about sickness and illness can now get information at their fingertips following the launch of a new app. The NHS Direct app is now...

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    Medical Equipment Made Easier To Get

    A plan to make health equipment easier to access in Staffordshire has been given the green light. Staffordshire County Council's cabinet has agreed to accept...