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Shoreham designer makes debut at RHS Chelsea

Shoreham garden designer Naomi Ferrett-Cohen has landed her debut charity garden at the Chelsea Flower Show.

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VIDEO AND PICTURES: Fun day marks Frontline Associates Supported Tenancies’ 15th anniversary

Music and games in the sunshine were enjoyed as part of Frontline Associates Supported Tenancies’ 15th anniversary celebrations.

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First year service for the Rolls-Royce SRH

COUNTY NEWS: World’s smallest Rolls-Royce has helped a child a day at Sussex hospital

A mini electric Rolls-Royce donated to a children’s ward at a West Sussex hospital has gone in for its first year service.

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Richard Foster

Ambulance chairman to step down

The chairman of Sussex’s ambulance service is to step down just a year into the job due to health reasons.

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Coastal West Sussex CCG hits NHS cancer waiting times target, figures show

Coastal West Sussex CCG hits NHS cancer waiting times target, figures show

More than 85% of cancer patients started their treatment within two months of GP referral, with Coastal West Sussex Clinical Commissioning Group hitting the NHS target.

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VIDEO: Meet the Shoreham teen who needs a new heart

A teenager who needs a heart and lung transplant has been told to wait until his condition worsens before he can have the treatment.

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Nick Herbert with Arundel resident Stephen Nightingale

Arundel MP meets man with prostate cancer ahead of £75m funding

MP Nick Herbert has welcomed the government’s £75m funding boost to help thousands of men with prostate cancer get treatment earlier and faster.

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A High pollen count is forecast for Peterborough this week

Warm weather brings ‘high’ pollen count and problems for Sussex hay fever sufferers this week

There is a ‘high’ pollen warning for Sussex this week, according to Met Office forecasts.

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Cancer support charity Penny Brohn UK is bringing its flagship Living Well course to Worthing

Free course offers support with cancer

A leading cancer charity is hosting a free support course in Worthing.

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West Sussex’s women more likely to be admitted to hospital with an alcohol related condition now than five years ago, data reveals

West Sussex’s women more likely to be admitted to hospital with an alcohol related condition now than five years ago, data reveals

West Sussex’s women are more likely to be admitted to hospital with an alcohol related condition now than they were five years ago, data reveals.

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Physical activity levels in West Sussex revealed

Physical activity levels in West Sussex revealed

A national sport survey has found that 64.3% of people in West Sussex get the recommended two and a half hours of physical activity a week.

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Jacqui Swindells, front right, at the taster session for the new partership between Jo Jingles Worthing Arun and Abbeyfield Ferring. Picrture: Steve Robards SR1809069

New music class brings three generations together

Music and movement sessions are bringing three generations together, for mutual benefit.

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VIDEO AND PICTURES: See inside Herald and Gazette Gym of the Year 2018

South Coast Gym has staff to help with any form of training, from simply getting into trim to winning competitions.

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Across NHS staff in England, women are paid on average 23 per cent less than men, the figures show

Sussex NHS trust one of few to pay women more than men

The Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust has been revealed as one of the few public sector organisations in England to have a gender pay gap in favour of women.

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Dance instructor Penny Woodman runs a weekly dance class for people with Parkinson's

Dance demo planned as part of Parkinson’s awareness week

People with Parkinson’s will be demonstrating how dance and exercise help them, as part of a national awareness campaign.

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Sharp rise in obesity related hospital admissions in West Sussex, data reveals

Sharp rise in obesity related hospital admissions in West Sussex, data reveals

Obesity related hospital admissions in West Sussex have increased by thousands over the last three years, the latest figures show.

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Adur Special Needs Project runs a weekend play scheme at Glebelands Day Care Centre in Middle Road, Shoreham

Extra help sought by special needs project

It takes a special kind of person to look after children with special educational needs, additional needs and disabilities.

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Gender pay gap at Surrey and Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust hospitals revealed

Gender pay gap at Surrey and Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust hospitals revealed

Women working at Surrey and Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust hospitals are earning 19.8% less than men on average, new figures have shown.

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Some of the professionals who will be helping new mums

New mental health service for struggling Sussex mums opens

Help is now at hand for new mums across Sussex who are experiencing mental health problems.

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Partner Yvonne Grant outside the Fitzalan Medical Centre in Littlehampton. Picture: Derek Martin Photography

COUNTY NEWS: Behind the scenes at a struggling GP surgery

A GP practice which went from ‘good’ to being placed in special measures in two years is facing the same pressures of surgeries across the county – and has let us go behind the scenes to explain how they are trying to improve.

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