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Health warning issued as temperatures start to fall

Fresh winter health warnings are being issued by Public Health England (PHE) after forecasts say next week will see temperatures fall, bringing snow and ice to some parts of the region.

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Kerry Harvey (left) with her mum Eileen (right) and her dad and sister Amy on her 21st birthday

‘Brave, lovely’ Kerry praised four years after controversial breast cancer envy campaign

A mum whose daughter got death threats as she was dying from cancer has said her controversial campaign has made a big difference, four years after her death.

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Builders getting on their bikes for hub

Builders who are working on a new dementia hub in Tangmere will be putting down their tools and climbing onto their bikes this weekend.

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The new dementia hub in Tangmere is taking shape  ' the memory assessment rooms

New dementia hub is starting to take shape

Exciting progress is being made at the new Dementia Support Hub in Tangmere which will serve people across the county.

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"Yes I donate" NHS organ donor card

British Heart Foundation urges everyone to support the organ donation scheme

The British Heart Foundation is urging people in the South East to ask their local MP to attend parliament this Friday to vote in favour of an ‘opt-out’ organ donation system.

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Warnings over toy after young girl ends up in hospital with arsenic poisoning

A mother has issued a warning on social media about the dangers of a new kid’s toy after her daughter was rushed to hospital with alleged arsenic poisoning.

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(From L to R) Caregiver Lucy Relf, owner Simon McGee, client Kathleen and care manager Lisa Kail

Bognor and Chichester home care provider rated ‘outstanding’

A care company that provides support for older people in Chichester and Bognor Regis in their homes has been given the highest rating possible.

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Chichester care home closure a ‘difficult decision’

A care home is to close, its owner has announced with sadness.

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UPDATE: Road closure planned for Sidlesham ‘stink’ investigation

A closure of Selsey Road will take place so further investigations can take place to identify the mysterious source of the ‘awful smell’ in Sidlesham.

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Sidlesham ‘stink’ cause is identified

People have been warned not to walk through water from an overflowing ditch in Sidlesham which may be contaminated with sewage.

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How the Surrey And Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust is coping this winter

NHS England is publishing data each week which documents how each hospital trust is coping with the winter crisis based on key indicators.

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Drug related mental health admissions in West Sussex increase by a fifth

Drug related mental health admissions in West Sussex increase by a fifth

The number of hospital admissions in West Sussex for patients with drug related mental health issues has increased by a fifth in the last four years.

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Building a new hospice and strong links with the local community

Kier Construction has been cementing its relationship with St Wilfrid’s Hospice in more ways than one.

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COUNTY NEWS: Report released into mysterious toxic haze on Sussex coast

A government report into the mysterious gas haze that descended on the Sussex coast last summer has been released.

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Fishbourne nursing home again warned to improve

Inspectors have again told a care home it needs to improve.

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Broken lift has ruined family trip to Butlin’s

Butlin’s treatment of people with disabilities has been criticised after families were given barely a week’s notice they will not be able to access the centre stage this half term.

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The group running for Sarcoma UK for Chichester mum Mel

Mel ‘overwhelmed’ by her army of Chichester 10k runners

Hundreds took part in Sunday’s Chichester 10k but for one large group there was an extra motivation to reach the finish line.

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Colin Stepney and other Arundel residents recently gathered to protest against new delivery charges at the Lloyds Pharmacy. Picture: Derek Martin

Pharmacy campaign update: ‘we have to wait and hope’

The leaders of the campaign to bring a pharmacy back to Arundel have welcomed the publication of West Sussex County Council’s Pharmaceutical Needs Assessment (PNA) report.

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