VOLUNTEER COLUMN: Help is invaluable and always needed at organisations across the area

There are hundreds of charities and organisations in the area that just wouldn’t be able to survive without the help of volunteers, and they are always looking for more.

Hugh Lowson

ST BARNABAS: New art group encourages participants to express themselves creatively

Here at St Barnabas House we are very lucky to have such great facilities, including our fantastic art room.

The cost of using the NHS

HEALTH AND CARE: Share your views about prescribed medicines with CCG

Over the past few weeks we have been shining a light on our local health and care services.

Grove Lodge roundabout

TIM LOUGHTON: Rally round Government to get best deal

The legislation has been passed after a few last minute dramas in the Lords and on Wednesday the Prime Minister will trigger Article 50 to start the process by which the UK will leave the EU by March 2019.

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Life on Tapp with Blaise Tapp SUS-160516-112125001

Come on girls, no need to get your knickers in a twist

It is fair to say that, right now, there are plenty of things in the world to get hot under the collar about.

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VOLUNTEER COLUMN: Roles available for everyone

If you’ve been thinking about volunteering, today is the perfect time to do something about it.

Hugh Lowson

ST BARNABAS: Popular conference about caring for people with advanced liver disease

We recently hosted a conference at the hospice about caring for people with advanced liver disease, which I am delighted to report proved to be really popular.

The CCG would like to hear everyone's views about changes to services

HEALTH AND CARE: Share your views about changes to services

The NHS has improved significantly over the years with more advanced and high-cost treatments becoming available which support patients to live longer and dramatically improve their quality of life.

Katy Bourne

Sussex PCC's video log - Listen Live: Fraud and Elder Exploitation

On Thursday 23 March PCC Katy Bourne will hold the first of four public debates as part of her new 'Listen Live' programme.

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Tim Loughton at the WASPI demonstration

TIM LOUGHTON: Busy week after the final spring budget

Last week started with a trip to the Department for Communities & Local Government where I took a delegation from Adur, including councillor Neil Parkin, to see Minister Marcus Jones on the subject of the New Homes Bonus.

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Dr Martin Warner, Bishop of Chichester

A struggle worth undertaking

So now we know.  Theresa May has given up crisps for Lent.

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VOLUNTEER COLUMN: Organisations need your skills and experiences

You already have skills and experiences that local organisations need to deliver their services.

Hugh Lowson

ST BARNABAS: Spring has sprung in the hospice garden

Recently I have started to notice the blossoming of daffodils around the hospice which can only mean one thing – spring has sprung.

Your GP can do simple tests to rule out ovarian cancer

HEALTH AND CARE: Awareness month aims to help women recognise symptoms of ovarian cancer

March is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month.

Road users will continue to face appalling congestion (Picture: Eddie Mitchell)

NICK HERBERT: Folly to pursue a fantasy option

It was bad news last week when we heard that the A27 Chichester improvement scheme has been cancelled. Frankly this is nothing less than a massive own goal for West Sussex.

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Tim Loughton and James Stoner from JSPC

TIM LOUGHTON: Imperative to act quickly on report findings

Last Friday was a big day for not only the families of the victims of the Shoreham Airshow tragedy but also the whole of the local community who had so openly stood shoulder to shoulder with them in grief and empathy.

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Alex Rowley on why we can never really have parenting sussed

Alexia Rowley on why the only constant with children is change.

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Hugh Lowson

ST BARNABAS: Wick shop refurbishment and birthday celebrations in Rustington

After nearly 18 years of trading our Wick charity shop is undergoing some essential maintenance work, and we have taken the opportunity to make some exciting improvements and give the shop a new look.

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VOLUNTEER COLUMN: Find a role that you will love

There are lots of reasons people give for volunteering, but one of the most common reasons is that they have fun.

A Victorian family

Support for bereavement counselling services

My grandmother Nell, who was born into working class London in 1895, was never quite sure how many brothers and sisters she had.

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