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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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Christine Stanton whose father had to move wards several times.ks170926-1 SUS-170524-114740008

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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IN PICTURES: DIY SOS the Big Reveal

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.”

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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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The Dementia Support team at Salisbury House, the charity's base in Tangmere

Raising awareness of dementia with special activities

People are being urged to unite in a positive way against dementia, in a bid to offer help and improve care.

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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.

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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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Head teacher Dean Clegg receives the defibrillator from Darran Saunders and daughter Courtney Saunders-Jones. Picture: Kate Shemilt ks170853-1

Thorney Island school is heart safe

Thorney Island Primary is the latest school to receive a defibrillator from The Connor Saunders Foundation.

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Buzz with patient Graham at St Wilfrid's Hospice, Chichester

Enduring legacy as Buzz becomes a Pets as Therapy dog

When Richard Wood’s wife Jacky was cared for by St Wilfrid’s Hospice in June last year, their dog Buzz visited with him every day and was a big hit with patients and staff.

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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.

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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.

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Cooking with Confidence at Maybridge Children's and Family Centre. Picture: Liz Pearce LP1600075

Cooking with Confidence courses expanding

In a bid to cut poor diets and rising levels of obesity, social enterprise company Health Champions is running free courses, teaching people how to cook and eat more healthily.

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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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