National Charity Partnership launches free online tool to help you get healthier this summer

Sussex residents wanting to get healthier this summer now have extra support to achieve their goals thanks to a new, free online tool.

E-cigarette laws change this weekend - Here’s how vapers will be affected

E-cigarette laws change this weekend - Here’s how vapers will be affected

New tobacco laws affecting vapers who smoke e-cigarettes has come into force this weekend.

World War Two veterans Dave Fellowes and George Dunn enjoy catching up at Princess Marina House

Respite centre for RAF veterans wins award

Air force veterans have helped a Rustington respite centre to win an award.

New rules come into effect

Cigarettes must be sold in standardised green packaging from this weekend

Cigarettes must be sold in standardised green packaging bearing graphic warnings of the dangers of smoking from this weekend as rules designed to prevent young people taking up the habit come into full effect.



The hero volunteers who have transformed a home in just nine days got to see what their hard work will mean to the family who live there at the DIY SOS ‘Big Reveal’.

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Clients at Centre Club in Worthing

West Sussex centre for young people with dementia offers fun and support

A day club in Worthing, which provides intellectually and physically stimulating activities for younger people with dementia, is inviting more people to join.

David Bedding with his family in hospital

COUNTY NEWS: Daughter’s heartache over battle to save dad

“When people say their lives have been cut in half – that is how I feel.”

The handover of the new eye care unit at Southlands Hospital

Opening date set for £7.5m eye care centre at Southlands hospital

A new purpose-built centre for eye care has been completed at Southlands Hospital in Shoreham.


DIY SOS VIDEO: Nick Knowles determined to ‘make a mum a mum again’

The transformation of a disabled mum’s home is now well underway.

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The PSP Association is a national charity that provides information and support for people affected

Volunteers host information event

To many people, PSP and CBD mean absolutely nothing.

When did you last have your eyes tested?

Nearly 10 million Brits could lose their eyesight by not having eye tests

Almost 10 million Brits could lose their eyesight - by shunning regular eye tests.

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Cooking with Confidence at Maybridge Children's and Family Centre. Picture: Liz Pearce LP1600075

Cooking with Confidence courses expanding

In a bid to cut poor diets and rising levels of obesity, social enterprise company Health Champions is running free courses, teaching people how to cook and eat more healthily.

Easier than ever to buy cheap booze in poor areas

Easier than ever to buy cheap booze in poor areas

Cheap booze is easier than ever to buy despite the dramatic surge in pub closures - especially in deprived areas, according to new research.

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Secrets of ageing well revealed

If you thought older age was all about slowing down, think again.

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Picture by Malcolm Wells

Hospitals issue Bank Holiday A&E warning

Hospitals across the county have warned people to go to A&E only if absolutely necessary this Bank Holiday weekend.

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Peter Jones from Shoreham wants to encourage people to take part in the bowel cancer screening programme

Granddad who beat bowel cancer backs life-saving test

A grandfather of five whose life was saved by carrying out a simple cancer test has urged others to do the same.

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Rachel Ballard and Kris Moyse with their triplets (from L to R) Pollyanna, William and Penelope, and Rachel's two boys Jacob and Harrison.ks170848-1 SUS-170419-184122008

Middleton triplets turn one

Triplets born on the Queen’s 90th birthday have celebrated turning one.

World Immunisation Week campaign urges parents to check their child is up to date with important vaccinations

Parents in West Sussex urged to check their child’s vaccinations are up-to-date

Almost 3,000 children in West Sussex are either missing key doses or have not been vaccinated at all, according to NHS England.

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VIDEO: Traders answer DIY SOS for Yapton mum Amanda

Hit TV show DIY SOS has been ‘absolutely inundated’ with offers from trades people to help transform a family’s home.


Fun event for Parkinson’s Week

Green Willow residential home in East Preston marked Parkinson’s Week with a fundraising afternoon.

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