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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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Tesco recall

Tesco recalls cooking sauce after allergy fears

Tesco is recalling jars of its own brand Creamy Leek and Bacon Cooking Sauce because of allergy fears.

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Flooding in West Sussex

Funds for flood prevention projects

Projects to protect communities against flooding have been awarded funding in Itchingfield, Haywards Heath, Petworth and the Manhood Peninsular.

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Niah Selway

COUNTY NEWS: Teen with a water allergy launches Youtube channel to share her story

A Sussex woman who suffers agonising pain whenever water comes into contact with her skin, says she is determined to try and raise public awareness of her rare condition.

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Bryony Grindley with Noah, one, and Tom, four. Inset: Tom's burns after touching the plant

COUNTY NEWS: Warning after boy develops ‘nasty blisters’ from plant

A grandmother is warning South Downs walkers to be careful after her four-year-old grandson was left with ‘nasty’ blisters and swelling from picking a wild plant.

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Firefighters from Crawley and colleagues from Smokefree West Sussex. Picture: WSFRS

Teams working together to help people quit smoking

West Sussex Fire and Rescue Service and Smokefree West Sussex reached more than 50 people in Crawley when they visited to discuss the benefits of quitting smoking.

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The full list of products withdrawn due to contaminated eggs

The full list of products withdrawn due to contaminated eggs

The Food Standards Agency has released an updated list of products in the UK which have been withdrawn due to possible contamination with the Fipronil insecticide.

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The Government bursaries ended on Tuesday

Student nursing bursaries end, prompting recruitment and debt fears

Nursing bursaries officially stopped this week, sparking outrage among future trainee nursing staff.

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Keeping healthy on holiday

Sussex nutritionist Kate Arnold shares her tips to help you keep healthy on holiday.

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New contract awarded to help West Sussex people get back on their feet after illness

New contract awarded to help West Sussex people get back on their feet after illness

A £15m contract has been awarded for a service that helps West Sussex people get back their independence as soon as possible after an illness or accident or injury

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What does the colour of your pee say about you?

What does the colour of your pee say about you?

Medics are advising Brits to regularly check the colour of their urine to stay on top of hydration levels after a new report discovered that 7.2 million British adults are going without drinking water on a daily basis.

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Chance to have your say about the future of adult social care in West Sussex

Chance to have your say about the future of adult social care in West Sussex

There is still time for people to help shape how West Sussex County Council delivers adult social care in the future.

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Alana in London with her children Josh, Morgan and baby Brooke

COUNTY NEWS: Mum’s anguish over care for baby’s one-in-40,000 condition

A worried mother is calling for better awareness after she had to repeatedly tell hospital staff something serious was wrong with her baby, Brooke.

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The key to a healthy old age - get a dog

The key to a healthy old age - get a dog

Older people could be “prescribed a dog” because it increases their physical activity by half an hour a day - especially in rainy Britain, according to new research.

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BREAKING NEWS: NHS probes Crawley health services

BREAKING NEWS: NHS probes Crawley health services

An investigation has been launched by the NHS into the authority which runs health services in Crawley.

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Doctor quits top health authority post

Health authority boss Dr Amit Bhargava has resigned as chief clinical officer of the Crawley Clinical Commissioning Group.

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NHS places Crawley health group in ‘special measures’

NHS places Crawley health group in ‘special measures’

A group responsible for planning, buying and monitoring local health services - Crawley Clinical Commissioning Group - has been placed in ‘special measures’ by NHS England.

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9 lifestyle changes could reduce your chances of getting dementia

9 lifestyle changes could reduce your chances of getting dementia

Nine lifestyle and environmental changes starting in childhood could prevent a third of dementia cases according to an international study.

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Patients are being seen at St Richard's Hospital instead. Picture: Stephen Goodger

COUNTY NEWS: Appointments cancelled after brand new £7.5m NHS clinic floods

Southlands Hospital’s new brand new eye clinic has flooded, less than a month after it opened.

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Faecal bacteria found in ice at McDonald’s, KFC and Burger King

Faecal bacteria found in ice at McDonald’s, KFC and Burger King

Ice served in drinks at the three biggest fast food chains in the UK has been found to contain faecal bacteria.

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