Opinion

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COLUMN: Signs to look for and how to treat shock

Shock – not to be confused with emotional shock - is a life-threatening condition which happens when the body isn’t getting enough oxygen to the vital organs.

Health
COLUMN: The education system needs to do more to support boys

COLUMN: The education system needs to do more to support boys

We held our awards evening and as girl after girl was called up to collect their prizes, you may have wondered if we had any male students at all.

Opinion

COLUMN: Does Christmas get earlier every year?

I remember as a kid hearing the grown ups say ‘Christmas gets earlier every year’ and thinking how it really doesn’t and seems to take ages to arrive.

Opinion
Food waste

SEEING RED: We all have a duty to stop wasting food

Food, glorious food, so the song goes.

News
Fireworks.

SEEING RED: It’s time to stop selling fireworks to the public

So that’s Bonfire Night over with for another year.

News
Paper poppies have become a popular mark of respect

OPINION: ‘It is a matter of personal choice whether an individual chooses to wear a poppy’

November has arrived! The daylight is scarce; the roads are getting icy, and poppies are now being sold in every direction.

News
COLUMN: Is a hashtag the way to stop sexual harassment?

COLUMN: Is a hashtag the way to stop sexual harassment?

The movemement #me too. It seems there’s not a paper, website or news broadcast where the hashtag isn’t mentioned at the moment.

Opinion
SEEING RED: Gloves are a must when it comes to using a cashpoint

SEEING RED: Gloves are a must when it comes to using a cashpoint

Cleanliness has always been a big thing for me.

News
COLUMN: Cat flu is common but can be avoided

COLUMN: Cat flu is common but can be avoided

The weather’s getting colder - before you know it, winter will be here! And with colder weather comes bugs and reminders to get the flu jab.

Opinion
Pumpkin muffins

Halloween recipe: Make the most of leftover pumpkin with savoury muffins

Put the rest of your pumpkin to good use and try these wonderfully moist savoury muffins with earthy sweetness.

News
COLUMN: Hit the road for a break with a difference

COLUMN: Hit the road for a break with a difference

Whenever driving holidays come up in conversation, it’s always the world-famous road trips such as Route 66 in the U.S. and Australia’s Great Ocean Road that spring to mind.

Opinion
Head of Anthony Gell School Wirksworth Malcolm Kelly

COLUMN: More options than ever for Dales young people

The careers fair which is scheduled to take place at Anthony Gell School on, October 31, between 6pm and 8pm, has reminded me of just how important it is that young people are given good advice and guidance during their formative years, and how increasingly schools should be able to offer such expertise.

News
COLUMN: Angina attacks and how to treat them

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.

Opinion
Animal cruelty

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

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

News
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.
Opinion
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.

News
Crow

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

I have never been a fan of smoking.

News
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.

Opinion
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