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ST BARNABAS: Join St Barnabas on a trek through the spiritual heart of northern India

I was very excited to recently discover that our events team are planning to hold a brand-new overseas challenge event in India.

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Ian Hart

IAN HART: Time for ‘The Count’ to do the decent thing?

There was probably always going to be a degree of inevitability that, with the rise and popularity of the online edition of this newspaper, I was going to end up with my very own internet ‘troll’.

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Louise

etc columnist Louise Margaret

Why the good old-fashioned cluttered look will always prevail

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The CCG is looking for volunteers to fill places on several committees and groups

HEALTH AND CARE: Help shape your local NHS services

Are you passionate about your NHS? Do you want to help contribute to the way health services across the Coastal West Sussex area are run and shaped?

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VOLUNTEER COLUMN: Find out how you can help make a difference to someone else’s life

Every day charities and organisations make a difference to your local community; the services they provide could be a lifeline to the people (and animals) around you.

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Tim Drew

TIM DREW: Support for police officers is vital

Statistics provided recently by the Police Federation of England and Wales indicate that more than 6,600 assaults on police officers are carried out daily.

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RYLA events challenge young people to develop leadership skills

ROTARY ROUND-UP: Youth activities a key part of club’s work

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

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Katy Bourne

Katy Bourne: Hate crime will not be tolerated

Sussex’s police and crime commissioner Katy Bourne on the rise of hate crimes since the Brexit vote.

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Worth Less? campaign

TIM LOUGHTON: Make your views known about fairer funding

The battle to secure fairer funding for pupils in West Sussex goes on and the county’s MPs arranged a meeting in Parliament between Schools Minister Nick Gibb and nine heads from local schools.

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A painting of Gandhi

SIR PETER BOTTOMLEY: Remembering Gandhi

We share this world. Every few years I try to visit India to remind myself of the first time I joined other British Members of Parliament to consider our assistance for trade and development.

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Small village schools are at risk

Small village schools are at risk of closure because of unfunded costs

On the outskirts of many English towns, adjacent to greenbelt and farmland, you will find small village communities situated around a local school, church and public house (the pub) – and many of these communities have been established for centuries.

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Alexia

etc columnist - Alexia Rowley

Now love really is in the air

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Blaise want to share the pain of getting on the property ladder with his children

By not planning to build we're constructing a crisis for our children

If I had a pound for every time I’ve been told that moving house is the most stressful thing we do, I would have stopped making my own sandwiches years ago.

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The Three Forts Challenge takes place in April

ROTARY ROUND-UP: Hitch up your socks for Macmillan hikes

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: Five new nurses join in-patient unit team as a result of recruitment day

I am delighted to report that the recent recruitment day we held at the hospice was a brilliant success.

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Tim Drew

TIM DREW: Beware of Valentine’s Day cyber scammers

Valentine’s Day is almost here and you can be sure that cyber scammers will be seeking to take advantage of it.

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For more about Volunteer Now! on their website - www.do-it.org

VOLUNTEER COLUMN: Find out how you can lend a helping hand at introductory workshop next week

Have you thought about volunteering but not sure where to start?

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Inherited heart conditions can be treated with surgery or lifestyle changes

HEALTH AND CARE: Reduce the risk of inherited heart disease

February is the British Heart Foundation’s Heart Month – raising awareness of the sudden devastation caused by inherited heart disease.

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Ian Hart

IAN HART: Funeral thief – please do the right thing

It’s a times like this that my thoughts turn to my late Mum, and the fact that throughout her life she always strived to find the good in everybody.

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Tim Loughton

TIM LOUGHTON: Beware of ‘alternative facts’ on social media

I have just returned from a breakfast hosted by Channel 4 in the Commons on the subject of ‘fake news’ as part of their ‘Fake News Week’, fronted by veteran newscaster Jon Snow.

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