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VOLUNTEER COLUMN: Help is invaluable and always needed at organisations across the area

There are hundreds of charities and organisations in the area that just wouldn’t be able to survive without the help of volunteers, and they are always looking for more.

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Hugh Lowson

ST BARNABAS: New art group encourages participants to express themselves creatively

Here at St Barnabas House we are very lucky to have such great facilities, including our fantastic art room.

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The cost of using the NHS

HEALTH AND CARE: Share your views about prescribed medicines with CCG

Over the past few weeks we have been shining a light on our local health and care services.

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Ian Hart

IAN HART: Will the McCanns’ nightmare ever end?

Mother’s Day arrives this Sunday, and for those of us who have sadly lost their mothers the day takes on a different significance.

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Tim Drew

TIM DREW: Identity fraud levels highest ever recorded

CIFAS, the UK’s leading fraud prevention service, has released new figures showing that identity fraud has hit its highest levels ever recorded – 172,919 such offences having being recorded in 2016.

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Rotary is selling special Purple4Polio jam to raise money for the End Polio Now campaign

ROTARY ROUND-UP: Fight polio and enjoy some jam

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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Grove Lodge roundabout

TIM LOUGHTON: Rally round Government to get best deal

The legislation has been passed after a few last minute dramas in the Lords and on Wednesday the Prime Minister will trigger Article 50 to start the process by which the UK will leave the EU by March 2019.

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Horse Guards Parade

SIR PETER BOTTOMLEY: Reflections on Martin McGuinness

When I served in the Northern Ireland Office as minister for environment and as minister for agriculture, my London office looked out on Horse Guards Parade.

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

VOLUNTEER COLUMN: Roles available for everyone

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

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Ian Hart

IAN HART: Does Prince William really deserve a trial by television?

While Sir Mo Farah talking about a famine appeal for East Africa was relegated to third item yesterday, Good Morning Britain chose to run with American President Donald Trump’s tax returns from 12 years ago and mobile phone footage of Prince William disco dancing on a Swiss skiing holiday.

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Tim Drew

TIM DREW: New District Commander appointed for district

Neighbourhood Watch is pleased to welcome the recent appointment of Chief Inspector Miles Ockwell as the new District Commander for Horsham and Worthing district.

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Rotary past presidents

ROTARY ROUND-UP: Celebrating presidents past and present

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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Hugh Lowson

ST BARNABAS: Popular conference about caring for people with advanced liver disease

We recently hosted a conference at the hospice about caring for people with advanced liver disease, which I am delighted to report proved to be really popular.

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The CCG would like to hear everyone's views about changes to services

HEALTH AND CARE: Share your views about changes to services

The NHS has improved significantly over the years with more advanced and high-cost treatments becoming available which support patients to live longer and dramatically improve their quality of life.

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Katy Bourne

Sussex PCC's video log - Listen Live: Fraud and Elder Exploitation

On Thursday 23 March PCC Katy Bourne will hold the first of four public debates as part of her new 'Listen Live' programme.

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Tim Loughton at the WASPI demonstration

TIM LOUGHTON: Busy week after the final spring budget

Last week started with a trip to the Department for Communities & Local Government where I took a delegation from Adur, including councillor Neil Parkin, to see Minister Marcus Jones on the subject of the New Homes Bonus.

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Commonwealth flags in Parliament Square

SIR PETER BOTTOMLEY: Commonwealth for all

The weekend began with the positive conference on housing and homelessness called by Worthing Homes and the Worthing Churches Homeless Projects.

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Dr Martin Warner, Bishop of Chichester

A struggle worth undertaking

So now we know.  Theresa May has given up crisps for Lent.

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Tim Drew

TIM DREW: Demand on officers must be reduced

The recent call by the Chief Constable of Norfolk, Simon Bailey, not to prosecute paedophiles who view indecent images unless they pose a physical threat to children has been described as “appalling” in one national journal.

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Ian Hart

IAN HART: Will a snap General Election benefit the country?

Ex-Tory leader William Hague, now sitting in the House of Lords, urged Theresa May earlier this week to call a snap election and strengthen the Government’s position over the Brexit process.

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