Health & Fitness

The East Anglian Air Ambulance runway run

Air ambulance runway run to move from south to north Norfolk

A popular runway run is set to move from south Norfolk to north Norfolk next month to help raise thousands of pounds for a lifesaving charity.

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Ambulance response times in West Norfolk significantly less than East England average. Photo: Steve Adams.

West Norfolk ambulance response times unacceptable

Ambulance response times for life threatening calls in West Norfolk are significantly less than the overall average of East England.

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Becki Bailey with Lulu, her seven-year-old dog who can detect when Becki is having a diabetic hypo, when her insulin levels are low. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

Norwich dog owner’s surprise after pet warns her of an imminent diabetic hypo attack

Becki Bailey thought she knew everything about her dog Lulu after rehoming the Staffordshire Bull Terrier seven years ago.

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Downham Lions have raised £2,000 to buy a defibrilator for the town which will be kept at the Castle Hotel. With the new device is Robbie Bywater. Picture: Ian Burt

Downham Market now has a life-saving defibrillator thanks to Lions club

It’s been bought for the town by the local Lions, with proceeds from fund raising events held over the past year.

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Dr Melanie Pascale, of the Norfolk Diabetes Prevention Study.

Norfolk diabetes prevention study hits 7,000 mark

An ambitious research project to screen 10,000 people at risk of getting type 2 diabetes is close to reaching the three quarters mark.

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