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New Crawley medical centre will give people quick access to a GP

Plans are being made to open a new medical centre in Crawley so that people can get quick access to a GP.

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Adults under 25 “twice as likely to suffer from hay fever as those aged 55 or older”

Adults under 25 “twice as likely to suffer from hay fever as those aged 55 or older”

Young adults are twice as likely to suffer from hay fever as those aged over 54, according to new research.

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NHS desperately needs blood donors

NHS Blood and Transplant is appealing for new blood donors, launching the #ImThere campaign in a bid to encourage people to register and start saving lives.

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London to Brighton Bike Ride  Picture: John Nguyen/PA Wire

Pictures: London to Brighton Bike Ride

Former England footballer turned Sky Sports pundit Paul Merson was one of 14,700 cyclists to take on the British Heart Foundation’s (BHF) iconic London to Brighton Bike Ride yesterday (Sunday, June 18).

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A quarter of a million Brits have had cosmetic surgery

A quarter of a million Brits have had cosmetic surgery

Close to a quarter of a million Brits have undergone cosmetic surgery - at the age of 50 or over, it has emerged.

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David Pool, far left, with his group of friends on the Annual South Downs Way Walk. Picture: Shirley Rushmer

Group with sight difficulties tackles 100-mile walk

The South Downs are special and what better way to appreciate the rolling hills than to walk the full length of the National Trail from Eastbourne to Winchester.

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Met Office pollen prediction

Warm weather brings ‘very high’ pollen count and problems for hay fever sufferers this week

There is a ‘very high’ pollen warning for Sussex today, Monday June 12, according to Met Office forecasts.

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Eateries in the city will be encouraged to make their outside dining areas smoke-free

COUNTY NEWS: Plan to cut smoking outside pubs and restaurants

Restaurants and pubs could be encouraged to introduce smoke-free zones in their outdoor areas.

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Appeal to swap cars for bikes for Breathe Easy Week in West Sussex

The call has gone out to “help to keep West Sussex green and clean” by swapping their cars for bikes during next week’s Breathe Easy Week.

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Warning issued over children’s jewellery

Harmful amounts of heavy metals were discovered in children’s jewellery bought online.

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Verity Davy has a tumour that could stop her heart at any time

Hope for little Verity whose heart could stop at any time

Two-year-old Verity’s heart might stop beating at any moment.

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

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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Sonny Hamilton, who turns three on Monday

Make Sonny’s dream to walk come true

Family and friends are doing everything they can to make a toddler’s dream of being able to walk come true.

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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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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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Cameron Masters and Kaylee Tomlinson with their two sons, Bobbi and Byron. Picture: Steve Robards

Couple left ‘high and dry’ in mouldy flat

A Crawley couple who fear their mouldy flat is putting their children’s health at risk believe they have been left ‘high and dry’ by the council.

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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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