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‘5 in 5’ marathon challenge for Heads On

NHS manager Ian Puttock is planning five marathons in five days in a bid to raise awareness of mental health issues.

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Ben Wostenhulme, the first man to sign up, with his partner Samantha Wisden and her twin Hannah Wisden

Last call for Night to Remember 2018

You have until Sunday to sign up for the Night to Remember Midnight Walk 2018, raising money for St Barnabas House hospice.

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More funds needed to secure ‘life-saving surgery’ for Shoreham teenager

After months of fundraising, a Shoreham teenager with congenital heart disease has landed in America for treatment.

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Mohamed Barakat, 63, from Goring, next to his front door which was broken into. The dent can be seen on the doorframe where the burglars forced one of the three locks.

Husband’s despair as thieves steal wife’s operation money

A man has spoken of his despair after thieves stole money to fund a life-changing operation for his disabled wife.

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Shoreham fundraiser steps up for bowel cancer charity

A fundraiser is stepping up to raise money for charity Bowel Cancer UK and Beating Bowel Cancer

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The 35 medicines no longer available on NHS prescription from this month

The NHS has banned free prescriptions for some ‘over the counter’ medicines such as constipation and athletes foot starting this month

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East Worthing and Shoreham MP Tim Loughton cuts the ribbon to open Vision Express at Tesco in the Holmbush Centre

Importance of eye tests highlighted

East Worthing and Shoreham MP Tim Loughton is encouraging people to have regular eye tests after officially opening a new optician.

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The Encounter Project uses reminiscence and art to connect young nursery children with older people in care homes

Project launched to ‘dispel myths’ around dementia

An intergenerational programme has been launched as a positive community service in Worthing and Adur.

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Jane Lyons, FRED co-ordinator, presents a certificate to Lee Porter and his daughter at the end of the course

Reading scheme for fathers has improved family bonds

One year on from the launch of a reading scheme for fathers, Home-Start Arun, Worthing and Adur has spoken of the difference it has made to families in the area.

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Tracey Shaughnessy with supporters during the lungeathon at PW Physique and Fitness

Lungeathon supports hospice trekker

Hospice trekker Tracey Shaughnessy and supporters have completed a 66km lungeathon to raise money for St Barnabas House.

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Mandy Stephenson with her daughter, Samantha, when she was 14

‘Attend cervical screening appointments’ – mum urges after daughter’s tragic death

A Shoreham mother is urging women to attend their cervical screening appointment after losing her daughter, aged 28, to cervical cancer.

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Artist's impression of the new building, seen from the car park, with the view of Arundel Castle retained

Lido expansion plans take giant leap forward

Expansion plans that will turn Arundel Lido into a community hub for the town have been approved.

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Celebrate 70 years of the NHS and show your support for mental health services with a Big7Tea party

Raise a cuppa for the NHS with a Big7Tea party

Put on the kettle, crack open the cakes and raise a cuppa to celebrate 70 years of the NHS this July while showing your support for local mental health services.

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PICTURES: Worthing NHS70 parkrun

Parkrun celebrations for the 70th birthday of the NHS created a great atmosphere on Worthing seafront.
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An inquest into Margaret Stemp's death was held at Centenary House, in Crawley, on Monday (June 11). Picture: Google Street View

Woman, 90, left on floor for days before death

A 90-year-old woman who died after being left on the floor for a period of days was ‘let down’ by the South East Coast Ambulance Service (SECAmb), an inquest has heard.

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Darcey Lipscomb with her sister Tierney after the haircut for the Childhood Tumour Trust

Fundraising idea is a remarkable success

Worthing student Darcey Lipscomb has had her lovely, long hair cut short and raised a fantastic amount for charity.

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George Downes with his prize at Shoreham Library

Young readers snack their way to success at libraries

Families across West Sussex have been busy learning which everyday foods and drinks contain the most sugar, and spotting healthier snacks and drinks.

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City Academy Whitehawk (Credit: Google Maps)

COUNTY NEWS: Confirmed cases of Hepatitis A in Sussex schoolchildren

Students and staff at a Sussex school are being offered vaccinations after five confirmed cases of Hepatitis A.

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PICTURES: Disney party at Chestnut Tree House

Children at Chestnut Tree House in Arundel received a magical surprise when Disney organised a fairy and pirate themed party at the hospice.

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Oscar and Connor with nurses at St Barnabase House in Worthing

Boy aims to inspire others with head shave

Year-six pupil Oscar Thompson has raised more than £1,200 for St Barnabas House hospice by having his head shaved.

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