Public health officials from Derbyshire County Council are warning parents to look out for the symptoms of scarlet fever in their children.
After a sudden surge in the number of cases of scarlet fever in the East Midlands, here's what you need to know about the condition.
A hairdresser has opened a 'wig bank' to help women deal with the emotional effects of losing their hair as a result of chemotherapy.
A 22-year-old woman who was attacked by a dog could be scarred for life, according to police. The woman was taken to Lincoln A and E following the incident and will undergo surgery.
A local man has been arrested in connection with the attack. Chief Inspector Stewart Brinn from Lincolnshire Police has been talking to Calendar about the incident.
Paramedics have been treating a woman attacked by a dog on the the same estate where police had previously seized an animal just over 12 hours ago.
Today in a separate incident another woman has been attacked but by a different dog.
Police in Lincoln say the 22 -year- old woman attacked by a dog, was bitten on her scalp. The woman had been walking in an Old Quarry when she was attacked.
Police got a call from the ambulance service at 10.30pm last night shortly after they found the victim. Her injuries are said to be "devastating", she will have surgery on her face this afternoon.
A woman, seriously injured in hospital after being attacked by a dog, is said to have been an 'associate' of the owner. The 22-year-old woman, was taken to Lincoln A & E after the incident which happened around the old quarry at the rear of Outer Circle Road in the the city.
She suffered injuries to her scalp, face and arm and has so far been too ill to speak to police officers. Forensic tests are being carried out to establish the breed of the dog which is a predominately white coloured male American pit bull terrier.
A 22-year-old woman who was attacked by a dog in Lincoln suffering serious injuries is due to have surgery this morning. She was taken to Lincoln County A & E where hospital staff notified the police. Her injuries have been described as "devastating."
Firearms officers and the force helicopter joined the search for the dog, which was found in a quarry near Outer Circle Road in Lincoln. The owner has been arrested.
The owner of a dog which attacked a woman in Lincoln leaving her with serious injuries has been arrested. Police say the 33-year-old local man will be interviewed later and tests will be carried out to confirm the breed of the dog.
The alarm was raised by hospital staff at Lincoln County A&E at 10.30pm. Doctors notified police that they were treating a 22 year-old woman for serious injuries caused by a dog attack.
Police then traced the dog to a quarry near Outer Circle Road in Lincoln and asked the public to stay away.
Firearms officers and the force helicopter joined the search for the animal.
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It is believed the dog may still be in the area of the quarry and, as it may pose a danger to the public, specially trained firearms officers are in attendance to search for the animal.
We would ask that members of the public stay away from the area for their own safety at this time.
The animal was caught early this morning and is now in kennels.
A dog believed to have attacked a 22-year-old woman in Lincoln is being kept in police kennels.
Firearms officers and the force helicopter were called in to help search for the dog after the woman was rushed to hospital with serious injuries overnight.
A hunt for a dangerous dog was launched overnight after a woman suffered serious injuries in a dog attack.
The Lincolnshire Police helicopter was dispatched along with specially-trained firearms officers to help with the search.
People were warned to stay away from the quarry near Outer Circle Road in Lincoln as the dog was thought to be on the loose, and could pose a danger to others.
Officers were alerted by Lincoln County A&E after the 22-year-old was taken in for treatment at around 10.30pm.
Police searching for a missing American citizen in Lincolnshire have found a woman's body.
52-year-old Denise Gray vanished from the village of Revesby on Monday.
She was found in woodland close to the village yesterday and her body was formally identified last night.
Officers say the death is not being treated as suspicious and a post-mortem examination will take place next week.