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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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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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The ban announced this week will cover ivory items of all ages

NICK HERBERT: Encouraging signs that attitudes are changing

I am a longstanding campaigner for a ban on ivory sales, calling for this in 2010 when I was Shadow Environment Secretary.

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Nick Herbert with International Development Secretary Penny Mordaunt MP last week to promote World TB Day

NICK HERBERT: Proud of the South Downs’ wine producers

On Saturday morning I went to Graffham’s Easter Market which was held in the village’s Empire Hall. Now in its sixth year, the annual market raises funds for the hall and provides a great opportunity for local producers to showcase their wares, some for the first time.

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Easter encouragement

The first Holy Week was an eventful time. Jesus rode into Jerusalem on a donkey to proclaim that he was God’s King.

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Rt Revd Richard Jackson, Bishop of Lewes

Everything changed at the first Easter

A few years ago I gave up caffeine of any sort for Lent.

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Parham House bathed in the spring sunlight

Toovey’s: Parham 70th anniversary

As you approach Parham through the soft folds of her parkland landscape this fine Elizabethan house reveals herself in a timeless and welcoming way.

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Nick Herbert

NICK HERBERT: Hard to see why licence should be refused

This week I met with the family of six-year-old Alfie Dingley who came to Parliament to plea for the medical use of cannabis to treat his condition.

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Dr Martin Warner'Bishop of Chichester

The relevance of making time and space

The season of Lent is a period of 40 days when Christians prepare to celebrate the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ at Easter.

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Nick Herbert

NICK HERBERT: Investment at highest sustained level in 40 years

The Chancellor’s Spring Statement was upbeat, with increased growth forecasts. In fact the economy has now grown for eight consecutive years, and is nearly 17 per cent bigger than it was in 2010.

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The Venerable Edward Dowler, Archdeacon of Hastings

Life begins at 40

In Lent, forty is a very special number.

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The spin class

On Your Marks: I’m spinning around, move outta my way!

When I started this challenge - to be able to run a half marathon from scratch - I knew my main issues would be getting fit and avoiding injury.

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Dr Martin Warner, Bishop of Chichester

Recognising contributions to society

One of the big events coming up in Chichester is the ceremony in which Tim Peake will be granted the Freedom of the City.

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TAI CHI: Learn to pay attention to the world around you

In my Tai Chi classes we learn how to pay attention to what we are doing, for it is fundamental to being able to relax, stay balanced and move well.

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Ashley Highfield, CEO of Johnston Press Newspapers

Ashley Highfield: MPs need to vote against ‘harmful, backdoor threat to local and regional papers’

Last week the Prime Minister announced a review into the health of the news media, including the regional and local press. It is very much to be welcomed. There are real, long-term challenges facing our industry – not least the role of the role of the tech giants, Facebook and Google, who hoover up most ad revenue – profiting from journalism they do not produce - and preventing publishers from generating a fair return on their content.

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Liam Barrett

On Your Marks: Fellow cricketer 'Bazza' is taking up a similar challenge

Part of the joy of taking up this challenge of a half marathon is seeing how many people do similar events.

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BLAISE TAPP: Is micro-cheating the first dumb trend of 2018?

BLAISE TAPP: Is micro-cheating the first dumb trend of 2018?

There must a point in everybody’s life when they say ‘I am not sure if I belong here anymore’, as if the world has moved into a different gear and left them behind.

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Right diet and exercise vital for your pet

With a New Year comes a new start, meaning many of us are all too aware of the need to shed a few pounds for the year ahead.

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