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COUNTY NEWS: 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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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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Jon Malyon taking on the challenge

Bosham dad takes on epic challenge to raise money for hospital baby unit

A father whose two daughters received specialist treatment at St Richard’s Hospital after they were born premature has completed a huge challenge in their names.

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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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Eight-year-old Owen Bishop was on hand to cut the ribbon to mark the new 'Vision Express at Tesco' Fishbourne Road store officially open

Chichester mum tells of son’s rare eye cancer

A Chichester mum who has been campaigning for awareness since her son was found to have rare eye cancer, helped him open a new opticians outlet.

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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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No let up for hayfever sufferers in Sussex

Hayfever sufferers in Sussex face another week of discomfort as pollen levels across the county are set to remain very high.

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From broken bones to new beginnings 

From broken bones to new beginnings 

WHEN Tim Bennett was diagnosed with severe osteoporosis and was forced to give up work, he knew he needed something else to occupy his time.
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Research is vital says Chichester man who suffered a rare form of stroke

The importance of continued research into the causes and treatment of the condition has been voiced by a Chichester man who suffered a rare form of stroke.

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Dr Fionna Moore, executive medical director at South East Coast Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust SUS-180106-135310001

Permanent post at ambulance service for former London NHS trust boss

The former boss of London’s ambulance service has been appointed to a permanent position at Sussex’s ambulance trust.

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All about the St Wilfrid's Hospice volunteers

Chichester hospice volunteers thanked for 1,572 hours of support a week

Last year volunteers gave an incredible 1,572 hours a week to help support St Wilfrid’s Hospice.

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Blood donations are desperately needed – please do not give up

Potential donors are being urged to contact the priority appointment line if they have 0 negative or B negative blood as stocks are desperately low.

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Urgent call for more Sussex blood donors

Urgent call for more Sussex blood donors

An urgent plea has been made for blood donors with O negative and B negative blood to donate now as stocks are low due to a bank holiday drop off in donations and an increase in demand for certain blood types

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COUNTY NEWS: Sussex town has lowest levels of problem drinkers in UK

COUNTY NEWS: Sussex town has lowest levels of problem drinkers in UK

A Sussex town has the lowest level of problem drinkers in the UK, figures have revealed.

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Vicky meets… Claire Rose, Slimming World consultant

For those of us who could do with shedding a few pounds the prospect of wearing summer clothes, entailing short sleeves and bare legs, isn’t an altogether a happy one. Claire understands and sympathises.

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Sussex volunteers needed to help dementia studies

Sussex volunteers needed to help dementia studies

Volunteers across Sussex are being sought to help with dementia studies.

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VIDEO: How to spot measles as school outbreak continues

There have now been 15 confirmed cases of measles at a Chichester school in recent weeks, prompting Public Health England (PHE) to set up special clinics.

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Measles outbreak at Chichester school reaches double figures

Measles outbreak at Chichester school reaches double figures

Special clinics are being set up to combat the continued outbreak of measles among Chichester schoolchildren.

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