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Eight-hour hoopathon planned

Hoop dance teacher Melody Crowe is planning an eight-hour hoopathon in Mewsbrook Park.

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Chl�e Osborne-Shaw (left) had to have injections in her wrist (right) to help tackle a severe allergic reaction

Teenager praises hospital after six-hour allergic reaction ordeal

A 19-year-old who had seizures for six hours after having her tonsils out has praised the doctors and nurses who saved her life.

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Volunteers under the gazebo at Bognor Birdman

Rotary supports mental health charity

Volunteers from Capital Project Trust were able to set up a stall at Bognor Birdman thanks to a Rotary donation.

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Ambient House staff, from left, Vanessa Richards, Lindsey Newton, Xanthe Dodd, Charley Rawlins, Rebecca Arman, manager Georgina Puttock, Jessica Proctor-Heather, Susan Hayward and Patricia Goldsmith

Open day at county’s first residential family centre

A former midwife is set to launch the first residential family assessment centre in the county, in a bid to help teenage mums.

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Children who skip breakfast ‘may be doing themselves harm’

Children who skip breakfast ‘may be doing themselves harm’

Children who skip breakfast may be doing themselves long term harm by not getting enough nutrients, warns new research.

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From broken bones to new beginnings

From broken bones to new beginnings

WHEN Tim Bennett was diagnosed with severe osteoporosis and was forced to give up work, he knew he needed something else to occupy his time.
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West Sussex is the perfect place to retire according to new report

If you want to retire then West Sussex is the best place, according to Prudential’s latest Quality of Retirement Index.

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Tom Chapman and retired nurse Lydia Sobrido are trying to save the lymphoedema clinic at Worthing Hospital

Friends try to keep clinic at Worthing Hospital as move looms

A hospital clinic which helped thousands of patients may be moving – and supporters are rallying to stop this amid fears it could affect care.

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Tesco recall

Tesco recalls cooking sauce after allergy fears

Tesco is recalling jars of its own brand Creamy Leek and Bacon Cooking Sauce because of allergy fears.

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Flooding in West Sussex

Funds for flood prevention projects

Projects to protect communities against flooding have been awarded funding in Itchingfield, Haywards Heath, Petworth and the Manhood Peninsular.

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COUNTY NEWS: Teen with a water allergy launches Youtube channel to share her story

A Sussex woman who suffers agonising pain whenever water comes into contact with her skin, says she is determined to try and raise public awareness of her rare condition.

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The full list of products withdrawn due to contaminated eggs

The full list of products withdrawn due to contaminated eggs

The Food Standards Agency has released an updated list of products in the UK which have been withdrawn due to possible contamination with the Fipronil insecticide.

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Bryony Grindley with Noah, one, and Tom, four. Inset: Tom's burns after touching the plant

Warning after Lancing boy develops ‘nasty blisters’ from plant

A grandmother is warning South Downs walkers to be careful after her four-year-old grandson was left with ‘nasty’ blisters and swelling from picking a wild plant.

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Worthing mayor and mayoress Alex and Fran Harman, centre, with, from left, resident Celia Minter, team leader Hannah Wadey, activity and event organiser Sara Clements and resident June Bonetti. Picture: Liz Pearce LP170639

PICTURES: Parkside Lodge garden fête

Planning is underway for a 1930s-inspired theatre room following a successful summer fête.

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Pat Clemow, front centre, with members of Worthing Area Macular Support Group. Photo by Derek Martin DM17838332a.jpg

Support group leader nominated for national award

The leader of a successful sight loss support group has been nominated for a national award.

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Lavender Lodge activities co-ordinator Wendy Bray, centre, with residents Joy Cooper, 89, left, and Joan Farion, 84. Picture Liz Pearce LP170581

Sparkling effort for dementia sufferers

Cheerleading pom poms and musical instruments are just some of the new equipment helping to engage people with dementia at a Worthing care home.

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Facilities officer Phil Warner and information specialist Elaine Perry with Bertie, the Macmillan mobile information bus

Macmillan cancer information bus rolling into town

Free cancer advice and support is coming to Worthing.

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Nick Herbert at the White House in July to talk about TB

MP warns of ‘catastrophic’ inaction on TB as he prepares to take fight to United Nations

MP Nick Herbert is calling for countries around the globe to back his efforts to rid the world of tuberculosis (TB).

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The Government bursaries ended on Tuesday

Student nursing bursaries end, prompting recruitment and debt fears

Nursing bursaries officially stopped this week, sparking outrage among future trainee nursing staff.

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Dr Birgit Woolley says she has no plans to leave the UK. Picture: Liz Pearce

German GP refuses to leave her patients despite Brexit uncertainty

A German doctor has refused to leave the NHS, despite uncertainty over Brexit.

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