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IAN HART: Is it time for zero tolerance on the use of phones while driving?

Along with the arrival of the festive season comes the annual, nationwide, police blitz on drink driving.

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VOLUNTEER COLUMN: Give time to something you care about

If you care about something, whether that’s animals, the environment or a particular group of people, why not volunteer some of your time to help?

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The flu vaccine is available for free to vulnerable groups

HEALTH AND CARE: Protect yourself and your unborn baby this winter – get the flu jab

Pregnant women in West Sussex are being encouraged to get a flu jab.

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Hugh Lowson

ST BARNABAS: St Barnabas House and Chichester College joins forces for apprenticeship scheme

We are pleased to have recently been able to take on two new members of staff who have joined us on a one-year apprenticeship via Chichester College.

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Tim Drew

TIM DREW: Resolution Centre already proving very beneficial

A blueprint for local policing in 2020, with the emphasis on focused and cost-effective use of resources, was the theme of District Commander Howard Hodges’ address at the Central Ward Neighbourhood Panel meeting last Thursday (November 24).

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Tim Loughton

TIM LOUGHTON: Lodge your views about planning proposal

The big news in Parliament this week was of course the Autumn Statement, the first and apparently the last to be delivered by new Chancellor Phillip Hammond as he has decided to end this ‘not quite the Budget’ event brought in by Gordon Brown.

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Sir Peter Bottomley

SIR PETER BOTTOMLEY: Giving and receiving

During the weeks coming up to Christmas, we will be receiving greetings and presents from friends and family. Royal Mail delivery offices will be busy.

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The seniors section winning team from Davison High School

ROTARY ROUND-UP: Young people battle it out at launch of new Youth Speaks competition

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

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Life on Tapp

Elderly care is an age-old dilemma

Gandhi once famously said that you can judge a country’s greatness by how it treats its animals, a sentiment that us Brits have long taken to heart.

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Ian Hart

IAN HART: United States set for a rollercoaster ride

If you think British politics is a toxic environment, to quote the legendary song by Bachman Turner Overdrive – you ain’t seen nothing yet.

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Beach House

ROTARY ROUND-UP: Worthing and the Spanish Civil War

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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VOLUNTEER COLUMN: Make a difference in your community and have fun at the same time

By spending some time volunteering, you can help to make a difference in your community at the same time as having fun.

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Western Sussex Hospitals chairman Mike Viggers

HEALTH AND CARE: Keeping our eye on the ball for hospital services

By Mike Viggers, chairman of Western Sussex Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

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Tim Drew

TIM DREW: Task force in high demand during past year

The West Downs Neighbourhood Watch Task Force has experienced no lack of demand for its services this year, and has been in attendance at some major events in the past month.

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Hugh Lowson

ST BARNABAS: echo to provide 24/7 telephone support service for patients in last year of life

In October a new service called echo (end of life care hub for Coastal West Sussex) was launched.

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Rt. Revd. Mark Sowerby, Bishop of Horsham

Hospitality to the stranger

Driving the roads of Sussex at present, I pass lots of new housing, freshly occupied or under construction, some ready and waiting for the first occupants to move in.

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Tim Loughton

TIM LOUGHTON: Well-supported Remembrance service

What an extraordinary week it has been – first the UK votes for Brexit and now the US has voted for Trump.

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The Duke of Edinburgh and Prince Harry open the Field of Remembrance at St Margarets Church

SIR PETER BOTTOMLEY: Remembrance and thanksgiving

We all enjoyed the Rotary ‘Young at Heart’ concert on Saturday at the Salvation Army’s Worthing Citadel.

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Sussex PCC's video log: The alarming scale of elder abuse across Sussex

Two Sussex Elders' Commission members appeared alongside Sussex Police & Crime Commissioner Katy Bourne on BBC Radio 4’s You & Yours recently talking about the rise in fraud against older residents.

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Blaise Tapp

You've a snowflake’s chance in hell of us keeping quiet over Trump

Am I an honorary snowflake? That is the question I have been asking myself during these first few days of what are bound to become known as the Trump Years.

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