Happy Diwali Lincolnshire!

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The festival of Diwali is being celebrated by millions of Hindus, Sikhs and Jains this week.

Diwali will be celebrated by different faith communities from 5th November onwards this year. The dates vary each year according to the night of the full moon and celebrations can last up to a week. Diwali is often described as the “festival of lights”.

Top five things to know and do this Movember!

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Around the world, brothers, partners, sons and fathers are all dying younger than they should and we want to raise awareness of men's health this Movember by highlighting some of the biggest killers: prostate cancer, testicular cancer, mental health and suicide.


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Keeping fit and healthy in pregnancy is important for your baby’s growth and development. The immune system is naturally lower during pregnancy, so if you were to catch flu it could become serious very quickly. Therefore, South Lincolnshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is encouraging all pregnant women to get a free flu vaccination this winter.

People with memory problems urged to seek advice

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We can all forget things from time to time, for many people the pressures and stresses of life can mean that remembering every event or detail can be challenging.  However, if you or somebody else notices that your memory is getting worse and/or is affecting everyday life, you should seek help from your GP.