Community rallies to support dad with terminal cancer

Father-of-two Michele Ammolla is feeling the best he has for quite some time.

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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.

Anna Duncan and Emma Blount  have already raised more than �800 towards their �1,000 target

Colleagues prepare for 100km challenge

In a moment of madness, two friends signed up to walk from London to Brighton, thinking they were more than fit enough for the fundraising effort.

World War Two veterans Dave Fellowes and George Dunn enjoy catching up at Princess Marina House

Respite centre for RAF veterans wins award

Air force veterans have helped a Rustington respite centre to win an award.

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.



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.”

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.

MP sir Nicholas Soames alongside councillors and the residents at Hanover Court in Haywards Heath

Lifesaving equipment for ‘charming residents’

A defibrillator has been installed at a retirement estate in Haywards Heath.

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.

Goring Hall Hospital senior nurse Louise Slaney, director of nursing Gary McHardy, and nurse Jane Soukand

Goring hospital staff honoured on International Nurses Day

Staff at BMI Goring Hall Hospital are among those being honoured today on International Nurses Day.

Carers can enjoy relaxing and therapeutic experiences at the event

Carers Day next month

A Carers Day is being held in Haywards Heath next month as part of National Carers Week.

Participants can enjoy uplifting monthly support sessions every month

Monthly ‘Live Well’ sessions in Ardingly

A ‘Live Well’ programme for those experiencing long-term health conditions is available in Ardingly.


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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The PSP Association is a national charity that provides information and support for people affected

Volunteers host information event

To many people, PSP and CBD mean absolutely nothing.

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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Participants can enjoy uplifting monthly support sessions every month

Public invited to Dementia Day

A Dementia Day is being held in Haywards Heath this month.

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.

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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