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Opinion: Imminent UK cuts to mothers’ tax credits are an assault on women’s human rights

Angela O’Hagan is a lecturer at Glasgow Caledonian University. Here she looks at how a change in tax credits for parents who have more than two children is an attack on women’s rights.

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Flowers left in Parliament's New Palace Yard

SIR PETER BOTTOMLEY: Pulling together, not pulling apart

Writing a week after visitors, Londoners and PC Keith Palmer sadly died, I want to give some of my reflections after reproducing the words left with simple flowers by Keith’s police response team colleagues in Parliament’s New Palace Yard outside the ancient Westminster Hall:

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VOLUNTEER COLUMN: Help is invaluable and always needed at organisations across the area

There are hundreds of charities and organisations in the area that just wouldn’t be able to survive without the help of volunteers, and they are always looking for more.

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Hugh Lowson

ST BARNABAS: New art group encourages participants to express themselves creatively

Here at St Barnabas House we are very lucky to have such great facilities, including our fantastic art room.

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WHISPERING SMITH: Where have all the coppers gone, long time passing...?

When did you last see a policeman walking the beat in Littlehampton?

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The cost of using the NHS

HEALTH AND CARE: Share your views about prescribed medicines with CCG

Over the past few weeks we have been shining a light on our local health and care services.

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Horse Guards Parade

SIR PETER BOTTOMLEY: Reflections on Martin McGuinness

When I served in the Northern Ireland Office as minister for environment and as minister for agriculture, my London office looked out on Horse Guards Parade.

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Come on girls, no need to get your knickers in a twist

It is fair to say that, right now, there are plenty of things in the world to get hot under the collar about.

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VOLUNTEER COLUMN: Roles available for everyone

If you’ve been thinking about volunteering, today is the perfect time to do something about it.

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WHISPERING SMITH: Waste not want not, take your rubbish home!

Driving out to visit the lovely Clayton Parish Church one day last week I was staggered to see such an abundance of roadside debris, much of it freshly exposed by the recent hedge trimming.

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Hugh Lowson

ST BARNABAS: Popular conference about caring for people with advanced liver disease

We recently hosted a conference at the hospice about caring for people with advanced liver disease, which I am delighted to report proved to be really popular.

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The CCG would like to hear everyone's views about changes to services

HEALTH AND CARE: Share your views about changes to services

The NHS has improved significantly over the years with more advanced and high-cost treatments becoming available which support patients to live longer and dramatically improve their quality of life.

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Katy Bourne

Sussex PCC's video log - Listen Live: Fraud and Elder Exploitation

On Thursday 23 March PCC Katy Bourne will hold the first of four public debates as part of her new 'Listen Live' programme.

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Commonwealth flags in Parliament Square

SIR PETER BOTTOMLEY: Commonwealth for all

The weekend began with the positive conference on housing and homelessness called by Worthing Homes and the Worthing Churches Homeless Projects.

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Dr Martin Warner, Bishop of Chichester

A struggle worth undertaking

So now we know.  Theresa May has given up crisps for Lent.

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Chris Adam Smith

WHISPERING SMITH: Dead dog days and dancing daffodils

In company with thousands of other like-minded folk, I recently signed a petition calling upon parliament for stiffer sentencing of those convicted of animal cruelty and dog fighting.

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VOLUNTEER COLUMN: Organisations need your skills and experiences

You already have skills and experiences that local organisations need to deliver their services.

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Hugh Lowson

ST BARNABAS: Spring has sprung in the hospice garden

Recently I have started to notice the blossoming of daffodils around the hospice which can only mean one thing – spring has sprung.

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Your GP can do simple tests to rule out ovarian cancer

HEALTH AND CARE: Awareness month aims to help women recognise symptoms of ovarian cancer

March is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month.

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Road users will continue to face appalling congestion (Picture: Eddie Mitchell)

NICK HERBERT: Folly to pursue a fantasy option

It was bad news last week when we heard that the A27 Chichester improvement scheme has been cancelled. Frankly this is nothing less than a massive own goal for West Sussex.

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