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ST BARNABAS: Congratulations to hospice’s kitchen staff and marathon runners

My column this week has a very celebratory feel to it given the recent achievements of some of our staff and supporters.

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Ian Hart

IAN HART: The lasting legacy of Princess Diana

It wasn’t that long ago that Prince William was in the news for daring not to attend a Commonwealth event, choosing instead for some ‘R&R’ with friends.

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Screening is available every two years for anyone aged from 60 to 74

HEALTH AND CARE: Early detection and treatment is key

April is Bowel Cancer Awareness Month, and health professionals across West Sussex are asking everyone to talk about bowel cancer and to make sure people take up the offer to be screened.

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VOLUNTEER COLUMN: Want to get involved? Do-it!

If you’re looking for a volunteer role, the best place to start your search is the do-it website, where there are hundreds of volunteer opportunities for you to browse.

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Runners taking part in last years Three Forts Challenge

ROTARY ROUND-UP: Lots of events to look forward to

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: Double-check details when booking holidays

With the holiday season upon us, the police have issued a warning about a holiday rental scam which has used a number of online marketplaces in order to defraud customers.

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Tim Loughton at the opening of the new playground at Hamble Rec

TIM LOUGHTON: Pressure remains despite new school

As I write this at the end of Holy Week it is difficult to forecast what state the world will be in by the time this column is published given the state of affairs in Syria and the Korean Peninsula threatening a head-to-head between various superpowers.

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Sir Peter with a newborn lamb

SIR PETER BOTTOMLEY: New life and old games

Our doctor daughter trained at Worthing hospital before becoming a consultant in obstetrics and gynaecology in London.

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Rotary Ride takes place over the Fathers Day weekend, June 17 and 18

ROTARY ROUND-UP: Challenge yourself at upcoming events

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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Alexia

Alexia Rowley - Parenting the role of a lifetime

Alexia Rowley on why having a child really is for the long term

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VOLUNTEER COLUMN: Can you make a difference and help other people enjoy their lives?

By volunteering just a small amount of your time, you could help to make someone’s life easier, or help them to enjoy the things they want to do.

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Tim Drew

TIM DREW: Successful year so far with lots more planned

As we approach Easter, it’s a good time to take stock of the achievements of Neighbourhood Watch and its associates so far this year.

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Hugh Lowson

ST BARNABAS: Take the £50 Challenge and raise vital funds

Fancy yourself as the next Apprentice?

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"Easter is the richer celebration and promise of the unimaginatively fertile reality of life beyond the grave"

A greater love and creativity

The Easter bunny, Easter eggs or an Easter bonnet parade (popular in the USA) all point us towards spring and new life.
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Ian Hart

IAN HART: 51,000 on the waiting list tells its own story

It’s curtain up at the Connaught Theatre this week with the 50th anniversary production of the Worthing Gang Show’s Gee, It’s A Wonderful Life.

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Last years Easter Sunday Fun Day at Shoreham Fort

TIM LOUGHTON: Why should Southern be any different?

Southern Rail really do not help themselves. After more than a year of running a shambolic rail service they announce that their boss Charles Horton is to receive a modest pay increase to bring his total to a very immodest £495,000.

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The single rose and policemans helmet were placed where PC Palmer challenged the intruder

SIR PETER BOTTOMLEY: On the cross for us?

After the overnight vigil in the Chapel of St Mary Undercroft, Palace of Westminster, the coffin of PC Keith Palmer and his family led the funeral cortege through Old Palace Yard into Parliament Square before the journey to Southwark Cathedral. The flowers above the hearse declared ‘No. 1 Daddy’.

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Pharmacists can help to treat a number of conditions

HEALTH AND CARE: Support our NHS by choosing right help

Do you know where to go if you have an accident or need medical help this Easter weekend?

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Ian Hart

IAN HART: Would UK be different had Maggie lost the Falklands?

This week saw the 35th anniversary of the outbreak of the Falklands War. Earlier this year I looked after a lady whose son was a veteran of that conflict.

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Hugh Lowson

ST BARNABAS: Tenth anniversary of midnight walk event which has raised more than £1.3m

This year is a very special occasion for St Barnabas House as we celebrate ten years of holding our annual Night to Remember midnight walk.

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