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‘Huge battle’ awaits to cure town’s need for a chemist

Campaigners are hoping 3,000 signatures are the shot in arm needed to bring a pharmacy back to Arundel.

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Resident Steve Morley concerned by the increasing number of lorries going through Midhurst earlier this year. ks170127-2

‘Serious pollution issues in Midhurst are obvious’, a councillor says

It is ‘patently obvious’ there are ‘serious issues’ with pollution in Midhurst, a district councillor has said.

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New service provides vital care for stroke survivors

More than 200 stroke survivors each year will be benefiting from a new West Sussex service.

Health
Northamptonshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust have gone from 'Requires Improvement' to 'Good'.

Doctors to be quizzed by health scrutiny committee

Senior doctors from across West Sussex will be questioned on making services more effective by the county’s health scrutiny committee.

Health

VIDEO: Fearne Cotton backs our Together for Tyler campaign

The Observer and Spirit FM’s Together for Tyler campaign has received huge celebrity endorsement
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Matt Collino and his mum Debbie, who wants youngsters to get the free vaccine

‘Doctors thought my son had flu and he nearly died,’ – Bosham mum urges teens to get vaccine

A mother from Bosham whose son almost died from meningitis is urging young people to book an appointment to get their free vaccine.

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Sponsored camp out event by NCS group based at the Phoenix Centre, Bognor for Stonepillow. Pic Steve Robards  SR1623591 SUS-160408-175908001

Chichester churches considering options for a homeless shelter

The city’s churches are coming together to try to help Chichester’s homeless.

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The house on the corner of Oving Road and St James Road which is boarded up after a man was found dead. Kate Shemilt

Man found dead inside Chichester house

A man has been found dead by police at a property in Chichester.

Crime
Biscuit recall

Tesco recalls biscuits due to allergy fears

Tesco has recalled its own brand of Cookie and Cream biscuits because of allergy fears.

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Alicia and Basir at the Bognor Regis SpecSavers. Pic: Contributed

COUNTY NEWS: Routine eye test uncovers teenager’s brain tumour

A Sussex resident has revealed how a routine eye test saved her from a potentially fatal brain tumour.

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Disney Frozen socks recalled over cancer fears

Disney Frozen socks recalled over cancer fears

A line of Disney Frozen socks have been recalled by their manufacturer due to concerns that it may contain a cancer-causing chemical.

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The five Apuldram walkers. Apuldram is organising a Funday on October 28 at Barnham Village Hall

Lilian drives walkers on in the rain for Tyler appeal

Apuldram tenant Lilian Bill was the inspiration and driving force behind a ten-mile walk in the rain to raise money for Tyler Murphy.

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UPDATE: Person taken to hospital after A259 collision

UPDATE: Person taken to hospital after A259 collision

A person has been taken to hospital following this morning’s collision involving a pedestrian and a vehicle.

Transport
Hundreds of transplants missed each year because families didn’t know relative’s wishes

Hundreds of transplants missed each year because families didn’t know relative’s wishes

A reluctance to talk about death is leading to hundreds of life-saving transplant opportunities being missed, say the NHS.

Offbeat
Time to change

Challenging attitudes to mental health in the workplace

Employers across West Sussex are being challenged to change attitudes and behaviour around mental health in workplaces – by signing up to an employer pledge.

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Gillian Keegan, Chichester MP (in pink), alongside St Wilfrid's staff and supporters at Monday's launch. ks171027-3

Chichester MP helps launch new St Wilfrid’s Hospice campaign

Chichester MP Gillian Keegan was on hand to officially launch St Wilfrid’s Hospice’s exciting new Pin on a Pansy campaign to raise funds for the Dreambuilding appeal to build the new hospice.

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South Central Ambulance Service patient transport vehicle

New patient transport service provider misses key targets

Sussex’s new patient transport service provider has missed key performance targets in its first three months.

Health

VIDEO: Why should you donate your organs?

The NHS is urging people to talk about organ donation and help combat the ‘deadly shortage’ that currently exists.

Health
One shower a week is clean enough for eight million Brits

One shower a week is clean enough for eight million Brits

8.4 million Britons take just one shower per week, according to new research into the hygiene habits of UK adults.

Offbeat
NHSBT nurse Marc Coe with empty transplant boxes showing missed opportunities.

Desperate plea for organ donors after scores die waiting for transplants

More than sixty people in West Sussex have died waiting for an organ transplant over the past decade.

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