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NICK HERBERT: Consequences of inaction have been profound

The week began with the parliamentary debate on the UK’s military action following President Assad’s suspected use of chemical weapons on his own citizens in Syria.

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Hugh Lowson

ST BARNABAS: Raising awareness on World Liver Day of support available at St Barnabas House

Did you know that today is World Liver Day, a global campaign which aims to raise awareness of how important the liver is for our body and how liver diseases can be effectively managed?

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Around nine in ten people with diabetes have type 2, which is closely linked to obesity

HEALTH AND CARE: Reduce your risk of type 2 diabetes

People are being urged to eat healthily and be more active in order to help reduce their risk of type 2 diabetes during Diabetes Prevention Week.

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Sir Peter Bottomley

SIR PETER BOTTOMLEY: The news here, there and everywhere

Throughout the constituency, local people support charities that work for good overseas.

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The opening of the temporary art gallery in the Montague Quarter

TIM LOUGHTON: Good to see the system working as it should

Parliament returned from the Easter recess on Monday and not surprisingly our proceedings were dominated by events in Syria over the weekend.

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Tim Drew

TIM DREW: Investment opportunities may be too good to be true

Action Fraud has recently warned about fraudulent websites purporting to offer cryptocurrency investments, and which are dishonestly using the image of Martin Lewis, the founder and editor for moneysavingexpert.com, as an endorsement for their companies. Martin Lewis has denied having ever had anything to do with these websites.

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Ian Hart

IAN HART: Caroline returns to St Louis 25 years on

Worthing Musical Comedy Society returns to the Connaught Theatre next month for a spring production of Meet Me in St Louis. For the show’s director, Caroline Lowe, it’s very much a case of déjà vu.

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Katy Bourne

Sussex PCC's video log: #StandUpToStalking

Sussex Police & Crime Commissioner, Katy Bourne, explains why it is important that we all #StandUpToStalking

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Streetlight received a 5,000 grant from Sussex Community Foundation

The human cost of modern slavery

Sussex Community Foundation has two funds – the Nick and Gill Wills Fund and the Brenda Ford Fund - that specifically support charities and community groups in Sussex, supporting women who are vulnerable or at risk of abuse, exploitation or violence.

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Dr Martin Warner, Bishop of Chichester

Life and faith is about more than entertainment and the survival of the fittest.

I’ve been watching the new Netflix series on the tale of Troy.

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Emma, Kiera, Chloe and Erin present a cheque to club president Jeremy Flaskett. In the background are Carol Flaskett, Rotarian Sue Virgo and Karen Jefford, the school community and enterprise manager

ROTARY ROUND-UP: Durrington Rotary Interact Club moves on

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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Tim Loughton

TIM LOUGHTON: A good opportunity to catch up

We have some great residents’ associations and special interest groups around the constituency which usually meet during the week and invariably I miss them when I am at Westminster.

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Hugh Lowson

ST BARNABAS: Hospices are not just for end-of-life care

One of the major challenges hospices across the UK have is making people aware of the depth and breadth of the services we provide and addressing common misconceptions that people have.

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The service will focus on helping veterans closer to home, rather than requiring them to travel to centres for weeks at a time

HEALTH AND CARE: Improving care for veterans and teenagers

This week we want to focus on two new services to improve care for local people.

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Ian Hart

IAN HART: Is rise in crime a case of reaping what you sow?

So statistically in 2018 London has had more murders than New York, a fact that the media are quick to jump on.

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Tim Drew

TIM DREW: Bailiff scam is cheating people out of money

Action Fraud has recently warned of a scam where fraudsters cold-call targets purporting to be bailiffs, but who are seeking to recover a debt that never existed.

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Sir Peter Bottomley

SIR PETER BOTTOMLEY: Private or public, open or secret?

The issues of Israel and Palestine, the homeland for the Jews and the rights of refugees in Palestine have concerned me through my years of parliamentary service.

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Ian Hart

IAN HART: At least Worthing is having a go

So the long Easter weekend arrived, and despite some awful weather the commander-in-chief and I ventured down to Worthing Lido on Sunday afternoon.

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The Three Forts Challenge takes place next month

ROTARY ROUND-UP: Wonderfully imaginative writing

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: Residents urged to report abandoned cars

Problems with inappropriate parking which have affected residents and businesses in Meadow Road, Brookdean Road and Dale Road, were discussed in depth at the latest meeting of the East Worthing Community Panel on Tuesday, March 27, at the East Worthing Community Centre.

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