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ST BARNABAS: St Barnabas House and Chichester College joins forces for apprenticeship scheme

We are pleased to have recently been able to take on two new members of staff who have joined us on a one-year apprenticeship via Chichester College.

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Tim Loughton

TIM LOUGHTON: Lodge your views about planning proposal

The big news in Parliament this week was of course the Autumn Statement, the first and apparently the last to be delivered by new Chancellor Phillip Hammond as he has decided to end this ‘not quite the Budget’ event brought in by Gordon Brown.

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Wine auction in Burgundy is all about charity and taste

• By Richard Esling BSc DipWSET

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Life on Tapp

Elderly care is an age-old dilemma

Gandhi once famously said that you can judge a country’s greatness by how it treats its animals, a sentiment that us Brits have long taken to heart.

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VOLUNTEER COLUMN: Make a difference in your community and have fun at the same time

By spending some time volunteering, you can help to make a difference in your community at the same time as having fun.

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Western Sussex Hospitals chairman Mike Viggers

HEALTH AND CARE: Keeping our eye on the ball for hospital services

By Mike Viggers, chairman of Western Sussex Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

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Hugh Lowson

ST BARNABAS: echo to provide 24/7 telephone support service for patients in last year of life

In October a new service called echo (end of life care hub for Coastal West Sussex) was launched.

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Rt. Revd. Mark Sowerby, Bishop of Horsham

Hospitality to the stranger

Driving the roads of Sussex at present, I pass lots of new housing, freshly occupied or under construction, some ready and waiting for the first occupants to move in.

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Tim Loughton

TIM LOUGHTON: Well-supported Remembrance service

What an extraordinary week it has been – first the UK votes for Brexit and now the US has voted for Trump.

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Sussex PCC's video log: The alarming scale of elder abuse across Sussex

Two Sussex Elders' Commission members appeared alongside Sussex Police & Crime Commissioner Katy Bourne on BBC Radio 4’s You & Yours recently talking about the rise in fraud against older residents.

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Blaise Tapp

You've a snowflake’s chance in hell of us keeping quiet over Trump

Am I an honorary snowflake? That is the question I have been asking myself during these first few days of what are bound to become known as the Trump Years.

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VOLUNTEER COLUMN: Don’t put it off – get involved in the community and Volunteer Now!

Local charities and organisations are crying out for more volunteers to help them provide much-needed services.

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Help support your NHS by using the right services this winter

HEALTH AND CARE: How to stay well this winter

Winter can be seriously bad for our health, especially for people aged over 65 and those with long term health conditions.

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Hugh Lowson

ST BARNABAS: How do you get referred to St Barnabas?

Sometimes people aren’t entirely sure about how patients are referred to the hospice, so I thought I would take the opportunity in my column this week to explain how our referral process works.

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Our poppy is not a political symbol: Armistice Day Comment

Wembley tonight will be no place for the neutral.

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Cite du Vin

A taste of the future at Bordeaux’s Cité du Vin

If you ever needed another excuse to visit the fabulous city of Bordeaux (as if!), then this is it.

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Tim Loughton

TIM LOUGHTON: Pay the mother of parliaments a visit

It was a very busy week at Westminster last week ending with a barrage of emails from constituents either indignant or supportive of the High Court ruling on why parliament, and not the Government, should trigger Brexit.

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VOLUNTEER COLUMN: Lots of opportunities to lend a helping hand within the local community

Volunteering your time can be a great way to help your local community, but it is also good for your own wellbeing; providing opportunities to socialise, gain news skills and experiences and have fun. Why not see how you can get involved?

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South Central Ambulance Service will take over the contract for the Sussex Patient Transport Service

HEALTH AND CARE: Open letter to transport service users

An open letter to all patients who use the Sussex Patient Transport Service.

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Hugh Lowson

ST BARNABAS: Getting ready for Christmas events

This Christmas we are holding a new fundraising campaign called Wear it Festive, and it couldn’t be easier or more fun to get involved in.

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