Opinion

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COLUMN: Angina attacks and how to treat them

Angina is chest pain that someone gets when the arteries carrying blood to their heart muscle have become narrowed.

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Animal cruelty

SEEING RED: Are we really a nation of animal lovers?

We are a nation of animal lovers, I keep hearing.

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Kim Heappey, Training and Group Co-ordinator for Derwent Rural Counselling Services.

Put your mind to changing your life

Derwent Rural Counselling Service is very excited to be launching its first mindfulness group in

Outdoors
Grand Central column

Why asking for ‘PP’ leaves me feeling flushed!

What’s in name? Quite a lot, as it goes.
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COLUMN: Friday the 13th...unlucky for some

COLUMN: Friday the 13th...unlucky for some

If you’re superstitious, this week offers a chance to be gloomy, thanks to Friday October 13.

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Crow

SEEING RED: It’s time to set the crows on the cigarette litter louts

I have never been a fan of smoking.

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Ben Elliott.

Confronting the enemy on the home front

This week I have been moved by displays of very different kinds of bravery.

Opinion
COLUMN: University is an option for everyone

COLUMN: University is an option for everyone

I have spoken a lot about our mission to raise the aspirations of our students and this month we signed up to a scheme called the Access Project, which aims to get more young people to go to university.

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COLUMN: Turn training your dog into a game

COLUMN: Turn training your dog into a game

When you own a dog, there is one word you can’t ignore — training.

Opinion
Time flies . . .

SEEING RED: Life is moving too fast for me

I remember the words as though they were yesterday,

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A message of hope for the survivors of abuse

A message of hope for the survivors of abuse

Our legal system is one of the best in the world, but the confrontational nature of the process - where lawyers try to pull to pieces the different versions of events - often rips apart the innocent too.

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Patient Carol Wheeldon with nurse Yovana Ward at the new NGS Macmillan Cancer Care Unit at Chesterfield Royal Hospital

COMMENT: Thank you for your amazing generosity

It’s a sobering statistic that one in three of us is likely to get cancer at some point in our lives.

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COLUMN: Suicide prevention is a matter for us all

COLUMN: Suicide prevention is a matter for us all

It has recently been World Suicide Prevention Day (September 10).

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COLUMN: What to do if someone has a fever

COLUMN: What to do if someone has a fever

This week we offer advice on treating a fever . A fever is when a person has a persistent high temperature above 37°C (98.6°F).

Opinion
TIMES VIEW: Social media jibes are cruel, cheap and lazy

TIMES VIEW: Social media jibes are cruel, cheap and lazy

Chesterfield made national headlines this week, and for the most unlikely of reasons.

Opinion
COLUMN: Baby joy for the Royal Family

COLUMN: Baby joy for the Royal Family

The world seemed to be taken by surprise last week when it was announced from Kensington Palace that the Duchess of Cambridge is expecting a baby – the couple’s third.

Opinion
What the RSCPA say you should do if you spot a hedgehog in your garden

What the RSCPA say you should do if you spot a hedgehog in your garden

I hate to be the one to bring this up, but we only have a few weeks left of summer. And what a disappointing summer weather-wise it has been.

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COLUMN: Facts, fiction and the NHS

In this world of ‘post truth’, the new ‘age of un-enlightenment’, where policy appears to be driven by falsehoods rather than facts, it came as no surprise in 2016 when Michael Gove stated 
“we have had enough of experts.”

Health
Angela Mogridge.

COMMENT: Don’t give up if GCSE results let you down

Not made the grade?

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Chiara Albrizio.

COLUMN: Why Chesterfield is such a good place to work

My name is Chiara Albrizio, I am 37 years of age and I have been working in Chesterfield for the past eight years. I am the business development manager for Nonnas, Chesterfield, on Chatsworth Road. I run the cookery school, help with event management and help with the outside catering. I am also the person behind our social media campaigns.

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