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HEALTH AND CARE: Helping you to stay well this winter

NHS services are extremely busy, and are working incredibly hard to make sure those that most need help can get the care and support they need.

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Billy at the Littlehampton Quakers coffee morning at the Friends Meeting House

MAYOR’S MOMENT: Happy new year!

I hope you all had a great Christmas and new year, and, after a two-week break from writing in the Gazette, it is good to be back.

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Sir Peter Bottomley

SIR PETER BOTTOMLEY: Head, heart and happiness

When calling on constituents, either to hear their views or concerns, or to check on their well-being, I am often prompted to check facts.

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VOLUNTEER COLUMN: Make a difference with new year’s resolutions

This new year, why not resolve to make a difference in your community by volunteering some of your spare time.

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Photo courtesy of National Fox Welfare Society

WHISPERING SMITH: Whispering? Sometimes I feel like shouting...

Prime Minister Theresa May has done the right thing at last and dropped the promised move to facilitate the repeal of the Hunting Act.

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Hugh Lowson

ST BARNABAS: Take on a new challenge and raise money for St Barnabas House hospice in 2018

It’s a new year and a time when I’m sure many of you who read my weekly column will be considering taking on a new challenge.

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Nick Herbert

NICK HERBERT: Fight for fairer funding remains a priority

Parliament returned this week and once again we have been voting in issues relating to Brexit.

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How to banish those New Year blues

Tinsel and turkey may seem a distant memory now and after the Christmas and New Year celebrations have faded, some people can feel a little blue as they get back into their normal routine.

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Ven Fiona Windsor, Archdeacon of Horsham

Taking time out to pause

The last of the turkey curry has been eaten, and just a tiny bit of Christmas cake left (well in my house at least!)

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Sir Peter Bottomley

SIR PETER BOTTOMLEY: New year issues and lasting causes

How should I wish to be judged when this year comes to its close next Christmas? The important tasks are always to prevent harm and to promote good, by working with others. There are also housekeeping, office and personal targets.

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Hugh Lowson

ST BARNABAS: Go Sugar-free for St B!

Happy New Year everyone! I hope you all had a wonderful festive season and aren’t regretting too much overindulgence, although if you are we have the perfect solution for you.

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Thinking twice about where you can get the most appropriate NHS help can really help local health services at this busy time of the year

HEALTH AND CARE: Make the most of your NHS this new year

Firstly, we would like to wish everyone a very happy and healthy new year from the local NHS.

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VOLUNTEER COLUMN: Do something amazing in 2018

Happy new year from Volunteer Now! Why not make 2018 the year that you make a difference in your community by giving up a little of your time to volunteer?

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St Barnabas House chief executive Hugh Lowson

ST BARNABAS HOUSE: Volunteer drivers and Dementia Friends

Thinking of setting yourself a New Year’s resolution for 2018? Perhaps you would like to do something for a good cause, or give something back to your local community?

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Sir Peter Bottomley

SIR PETER BOTTOMLEY: Advent and Christmas greetings

Before Christmas I write to friends and contacts at schools, churches and medical and social services, to people in all political parties and to people on each side of the referendum decision.

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Great graffiti, whats not to like...

WHISPERING SMITH: The fox, food and the Ford Fiesta…

Last year our town council wisely and correctly banned the trapping and killing of foxes on allotments, a move widely supported by most.

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Accessing the right service for your needs at the right time can help to ease this pressure and help the NHS

HEALTH AND CARE: Where to get care over the festive break

Doctors and nurses will be working extra hard over the festive period to make sure that everyone can get the care they need.

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Hugh Lowson

ST BARNABAS: Merry Christmas from St Barnabas House

Christmas is a time for festivities and celebration for most of us, but please do spare a thought this year for those currently receiving palliative care, or the families who may have recently lost a loved one.

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VOLUNTEER COLUMN: Merry Christmas from Volunteer Now!

Volunteer Now! would like to wish everyone a Merry Christmas and to thank all of the amazing volunteers that have given some of their time to help our local organisations in 2017.

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Fr Carl Davies

CHURCHES: Remember reasons for celebrations

When I was giving some thought to what I might put in this article, I remembered something that occurred when I was at college studying for ordination to the priesthood.

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