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Husband’s despair as thieves steal wife’s operation money

A man has spoken of his despair after thieves stole money to fund a life-changing operation for his disabled wife.

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Shoreham fundraiser steps up for bowel cancer charity

A fundraiser is stepping up to raise money for charity Bowel Cancer UK and Beating Bowel Cancer

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The 35 medicines no longer available on NHS prescription from this month

The NHS has banned free prescriptions for some ‘over the counter’ medicines such as constipation and athletes foot starting this month

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Jane Lyons, FRED co-ordinator, presents a certificate to Lee Porter and his daughter at the end of the course

Reading scheme for fathers has improved family bonds

One year on from the launch of a reading scheme for fathers, Home-Start Arun, Worthing and Adur has spoken of the difference it has made to families in the area.

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Mandy Stephenson with her daughter, Samantha, when she was 14

‘Attend cervical screening appointments’ – mum urges after daughter’s tragic death

A Shoreham mother is urging women to attend their cervical screening appointment after losing her daughter, aged 28, to cervical cancer.

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Artist's impression of the new building, seen from the car park, with the view of Arundel Castle retained

Lido expansion plans take giant leap forward

Expansion plans that will turn Arundel Lido into a community hub for the town have been approved.

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Celebrate 70 years of the NHS and show your support for mental health services with a Big7Tea party

Raise a cuppa for the NHS with a Big7Tea party

Put on the kettle, crack open the cakes and raise a cuppa to celebrate 70 years of the NHS this July while showing your support for local mental health services.

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PICTURES: Worthing NHS70 parkrun

Parkrun celebrations for the 70th birthday of the NHS created a great atmosphere on Worthing seafront.
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City Academy Whitehawk (Credit: Google Maps)

COUNTY NEWS: Confirmed cases of Hepatitis A in Sussex schoolchildren

Students and staff at a Sussex school are being offered vaccinations after five confirmed cases of Hepatitis A.

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PICTURES: Disney party at Chestnut Tree House

Children at Chestnut Tree House in Arundel received a magical surprise when Disney organised a fairy and pirate themed party at the hospice.

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Oscar and Connor with nurses at St Barnabase House in Worthing

Boy aims to inspire others with head shave

Year-six pupil Oscar Thompson has raised more than £1,200 for St Barnabas House hospice by having his head shaved.

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No let up for hayfever sufferers in Sussex

Hayfever sufferers in Sussex face another week of discomfort as pollen levels across the county are set to remain very high.

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Members of Fleetwood House's winning team Susan Goodchild, Inga Overko, Gina Vaughan, Michal Bratek and Ruta Nalivaikiene, with their gold award certificate

Healthy eating award is a piece of cake for care home

Enthusiasm for healthy eating has resulted in a gold award for a Littlehampton care home which supports people with learning disabilities.

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Dr Fionna Moore, executive medical director at South East Coast Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust SUS-180106-135310001

Permanent post at ambulance service for former London NHS trust boss

The former boss of London’s ambulance service has been appointed to a permanent position at Sussex’s ambulance trust.

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Blood bag

Blood donations are desperately needed – please do not give up

Potential donors are being urged to contact the priority appointment line if they have 0 negative or B negative blood as stocks are desperately low.

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The campaign to bring a pharmacy back to the centre of Arundel has proved to be quite popular. Picture: Derek Martin

Application lodged to open Arundel town centre pharmacy

Fresh hope for a pharmacy in Arundel has arisen after somebody has come forward wanting to open one.

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Urgent call for more Sussex blood donors

Urgent call for more Sussex blood donors

An urgent plea has been made for blood donors with O negative and B negative blood to donate now as stocks are low due to a bank holiday drop off in donations and an increase in demand for certain blood types

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COUNTY NEWS: Sussex town has lowest levels of problem drinkers in UK

COUNTY NEWS: Sussex town has lowest levels of problem drinkers in UK

A Sussex town has the lowest level of problem drinkers in the UK, figures have revealed.

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Scores of people turned out for the 2017 event, and organisers of the Step B Stomp are hoping for more of the same in Worthing on July 1

Date set for Worthing Strep B Stomp fundraiser

A charity has announced details of a summer fundraiser, following the success of the 2017 event.

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Tropic Skincare presenting the cheque to Gracie. Picture: Kate Henwood Photography

Girl may one day speak thanks to pioneering brain training

A girl with severe learning difficulties may one day be able to speak thanks to pioneering brain training.

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