National Charity Partnership launches free online tool to help you get healthier this summer

Sussex residents wanting to get healthier this summer now have extra support to achieve their goals thanks to a new, free online tool.

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Apology after dying man moved seven times in a month

The hospital trust which runs St Richard’s has apologised for the ‘totally unacceptable’ impact on a family after a dying man was moved seven times in a month.

The paving has now been repaired in Northgate

Council fixes Chichester paving after insisting there’s ‘no evidence’ it was factor in falls

Paving where two people fell and were badly injured in the city centre has now been fixed - despite the county council insisting ‘there is no evidence that damaged footways were a factor’ in their accidents.

Tom and Diane Poole. Diana believes her husband working with asbestos in Selsey in the 1970s caused his death

Widow seeks justice over husband’s asbestos death

The widow of a man who died from cancer caused by exposure to asbestos is seeking justice over his death.

Father-of-six Milton Dunstall (second from the right, pictured next to daughter Tasha Beer) was badly injured in the incident

Chichester pedestrian ‘lucky to be alive’ after car collision

A Chichester man has survived a collision with a car but remains in intensive care with numerous injuries, his daughter has said.

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E-cigarette laws change this weekend - Here’s how vapers will be affected

E-cigarette laws change this weekend - Here’s how vapers will be affected

New tobacco laws affecting vapers who smoke e-cigarettes has come into force this weekend.

New rules come into effect

Cigarettes must be sold in standardised green packaging from this weekend

Cigarettes must be sold in standardised green packaging bearing graphic warnings of the dangers of smoking from this weekend as rules designed to prevent young people taking up the habit come into full effect.



The hero volunteers who have transformed a home in just nine days got to see what their hard work will mean to the family who live there at the DIY SOS ‘Big Reveal’.

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David Bedding with his family in hospital

COUNTY NEWS: Daughter’s heartache over battle to save dad

“When people say their lives have been cut in half – that is how I feel.”

Ambulance crews attend a woman who fell on Tuesday, May 16, in Northgate, in the same place as a 91-year-old broke her wrist last month

‘Four accidents a week on Chichester’s streets’

Four accidents are now happening every week on the streets of Chichester, a councillor says.

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GAME in South Street will reopen next week

Chichester shop closed after asbestos found

GAME in Chichester is currently closed while asbestos is removed from the building.


DIY SOS VIDEO: Nick Knowles determined to ‘make a mum a mum again’

The transformation of a disabled mum’s home is now well underway.

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The area in Northgate, at the top of North Street, Chichester, where the 91-year-old woman fell and broke her arm last week

Woman suffers broken knee in latest fall in Chichester

Scores of people have contacted the Observer to say they have fallen in the city centre following a story about a 91-year-old’s accident.

When did you last have your eyes tested?

Nearly 10 million Brits could lose their eyesight by not having eye tests

Almost 10 million Brits could lose their eyesight - by shunning regular eye tests.

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Claire Robinson, from Inga Wellbeing, with Paul Green who found stolen clothes destined for cancer patients that had been dumped near Gunwharf Quays

Chichester business owner’s delight as thousands of pounds worth of stolen clothes are found

The delighted owner of a company that makes hospital gowns for patients has praised a worker who recovered £2,500 worth of stolen stock.

Easier than ever to buy cheap booze in poor areas

Easier than ever to buy cheap booze in poor areas

Cheap booze is easier than ever to buy despite the dramatic surge in pub closures - especially in deprived areas, according to new research.

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Secrets of ageing well revealed

If you thought older age was all about slowing down, think again.

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Picture by Malcolm Wells

Hospitals issue Bank Holiday A&E warning

Hospitals across the county have warned people to go to A&E only if absolutely necessary this Bank Holiday weekend.

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World Immunisation Week campaign urges parents to check their child is up to date with important vaccinations

Parents in West Sussex urged to check their child’s vaccinations are up-to-date

Almost 3,000 children in West Sussex are either missing key doses or have not been vaccinated at all, according to NHS England.

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Uneven paving in East Street, where a woman in a wheelchair was injured earlier this month

Woman, 91, broke arm in serious fall in Chichester

The son of a 91-year-old woman who suffered a serious fall in Chichester says the poor state of the city’s pavements is in ‘urgent need of attention’.

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