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Yorkshire Ambulance Service urges people of Leeds to save 999 for genuine emergencies this Christmas

Yorkshire Ambulance Service urges people of Leeds to save 999 for genuine emergencies this Christmas

By Alice Young Yorkshire Ambulance Service is asking people to think twice before calling for an ambulance over the festive period. Andy Hughes, clinical supervisor, asked the public to consider whether calling 999 is the most appropriate option. Anyone with a minor injury or illness can consult their local pharmacist or GP, attend a minor-injuries unit or call NHS 111 […]

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VIDEO: Residents’ reaction to Keighley near-death water incident

VIDEO: Residents’ reaction to Keighley near-death water incident

Following the Yorkshire Ambulance Service’s warning on Friday (July 25) about open water swimming dangers, an eight-year-old almost died playing in a waterfall in Keighley. Russell Truran was at Tinker Bridge, in Keighley, where children were still playing in the same waterfall – just one day after.

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Drownings prompt warnings about open water swimming in Yorkshire

Two people drowned in the River Foss, York, in March this year.

By Joseph Keith Deaths in and around open water have led to the emergency services urging people to take extra care during the warm weather in Yorkshire. A statement by the Yorkshire Ambulance Service said the area’s popular waterways – which include lakes and rivers in Otley, York, Knaresborough, Ilkley and Leeds – are more dangerous than people may think. […]

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