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ROTARY ROUND-UP: Three years to go to centenary

This week, Gerald Illsley, from the Rotary Club of Worthing Steyne, gives an update on the latest and future goings-on.

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Hugh Lowson

ST BARNABAS: Donate your old coins and help raise money for hospice with Pound for Pound campaign

You are probably aware that the old £1 coin has recently been replaced by a new 12-sided coin, but what you may not know is that the old coin goes out of circulation on Sunday, October 15.

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VOLUNTEER COLUMN: Lots of great opportunities available to help make a difference to someone’s life

We know that everyone has different interests and things that they enjoy doing, which is why it is so great that there are so many different volunteer roles available.

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Tim with the youth mayor and deputy youth mayor

TIM LOUGHTON: All aboard the Hogwarts Express

I have now become an award winning columnist. Not for what is produced by my pen, alas, but rather what is produced from my garden.

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Ian Hart

IAN HART: Should council provide more for the youngsters?

With my kids now 25 and 22, school holidays are a dim and distant memory.

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Make sure you're prepared for the long weekend

HEALTH AND CARE: Are you ready for the bank holiday?

This week we are calling for everyone with a repeat prescription to plan ahead and make sure you have enough medicine.

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Tim Drew

TIM DREW: Dealing with drug litter in a safe manner

The issue of litter left by drug users in Tarring Park was raised at the last meeting of the Tarring Community Forum on Tuesday, August 8, following complaints from residents and visitors to the park.

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The Brighton Pebbles group

Supporting parents across the county

Most new parents have had The Panic

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Tim Drew

TIM DREW: Homelessness problem has continually worsened

In addition to other familiar topics, the problem of homelessness was highlighted at the latest meeting of the Central Ward Neighbourhood Panel last Thursday – and that problem has continually worsened.

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Mark Andrews (head of the Lavinia Norfolk Centre), Sue Virgo (chairman of Rotary Youth Committee), Jeremy Flasket (president of West Worthing Rotary Club), award-winning students Tom Jones and Theo Donnelly, Rotarians Charles Pressley and Tony Moore, and head of Angmering High School Simon Liley.

ROTARY ROUND-UP: Lavinia Norfolk Centre students win awards

This week, David Chapman, from the Rotary Club of West Worthing, gives an update on the latest and future goings-on.

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Tim Loughton

TIM LOUGHTON: More outdoor events for the community needed

Rain may have almost stopped play last week but it certainly did not dull spirits. I arrived at the National Play Day event on Monks Rec in Lancing last week just in time to see everyone run for cover from a sudden monsoon.

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VOLUNTEER COLUMN: Do you have some spare time to lend a hand to one of these organisations?

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

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Hugh Lowson

ST BARNABAS: Can you spare a couple of hours to help out in our retail distribution centre?

Our retail distribution centre, based on the Northbrook Trading Estate in Worthing, serves our 11 St Barnabas House charity shops.

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Nick Herbert

NICK HERBERT: Protection needed for important social hubs

If you buy a pint of beer in a pub for, say, £4, a staggering 67p of the cost is VAT, 49p is alcohol duty, 15p is other taxes, and 15p is business rates.

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Ian Hart

IAN HART: Twenty years on Diana’s legacy thankfully continues

While something significant happens every year, 1997 is one of those iconic years that will be forever etched in history.

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The CCG is looking for a new lay member for finance and performance

HEALTH AND CARE: Help to shape future of the local NHS

This week there is an exciting new opportunity to join the CCG’s governing body.

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Sir Peter sailing on the Solent

SIR PETER BOTTOMLEY: Tides, currents and wind

There is an occasional fashion to say that Members of Parliament have had little experience of real life. It may be true of a few; it is not right for colleagues I know.

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Sir Peter Bottomley

SIR PETER BOTTOMLEY: Touching family reunions

It is a joy to read how Sally Kent of Goring-by-Sea reunited with her brother Peter Cattanach after the decades when they did not know each other existed.

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Youngsters at a RYLA training event

ROTARY ROUND-UP: Helping to develop leadership skills

This week, Kim Woodley, from the Rotary Club of Worthing, gives an update on the latest and future goings-on.

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Tim Drew

TIM DREW: Beware of fraudulent online shopping emails

Action Fraud has warned about a scam purportedly involving Amazon and other companies which has led to at least one victim being swindled out of £750.

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