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VOLUNTEER COLUMN: Want to make 2017 a great year? Start by giving up some of your time

Many people makes changes at the start of the new year, often by ditching the unhealthy diets or joining a gym; but this year could you make a change by donating some of your spare time to a local organisation or charity?

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Hugh Lowson

ST BARNABAS: Scheme awarded national quality standard for mentoring and befriending projects

I am delighted to be able to tell you that St Barnabas House was recently awarded the Approved Provider Standard (APS) in mentoring and befriending for our successful Community Companions project.

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Pharmacists are trained to give advice and treatment for a wide range of minor ailments

HEALTH AND CARE: Help support NHS by using services sensibly

As you will have seen across the news nationally, health services across England are under huge pressure.

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Sing For Better Health in Brighton

New years bring new beginnings

A new year marks a time when many people redouble their efforts to get fit and stay fit.

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Tim Loughton

TIM LOUGHTON: Sad start to the year for Adur district

It has been a sad start to 2017 for Adur with the loss of two valued community figures.

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A deserted station during rush hour this morning

COMMENT: Sussex commuters left to suffer Southern rail Groundhog Day

It is fair to say that tens of thousands of ordinary Sussex folk are currently enduring a very dark version of Groundhog Day.

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Blaise Tapp is off to the pub

Don’t let the great British pub dry up

We are regularly told that January is the most miserable month of the lot: 31 short days and long cold nights when very few of us have any cash and are full of self-loathing.

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VOLUNTEER COLUMN: Use your New Year’s resolutions to help make a difference in the community

This new year, why not resolve to make a difference in your community by volunteering some of your spare time?

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The NHS is urging people to Stay Well This Winter

HEALTH AND CARE: Keep warm and well this winter

The start of 2017 looks set to be a bitter one if weather reports are accurate.

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Hugh Lowson

ST BARNABAS: Challenge yourself and raise money for St Barnabas with New Year’s resolutions

Happy New Year everyone! As this is my first column of the year I thought I would write about New Year’s resolutions.

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Reverend Tom Robson

God humbled himself to meet us in the reality of ordinary, new-born life.

On January 6 the church celebrates Epiphany

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Tim Loughton

TIM LOUGHTON: There is much to be proud of in the UK

A happy new year to all my constituents and may 2017 prove to be a rather quieter and more predictable one than 2016, in so many respects.

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VOLUNTEER COLUMN: Charity shop special

Many charities and local organisations rely on the funds raised through their shops to provide the support and services that make such a difference to peoples’ lives.

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Life on Tapp with Blaise Tapp SUS-160516-112125001

Can a tablet improve a family’s life?

For the past week in our house, ever since a fat man in a red suit paid us a visit, there have been episodes of unnerving silence.

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Dr. Russell popularised sea bathing and the curative powers of drinking seawater and in doing so hugely boosted Brightons resort status. This photograph shows the beach in Edwardian times with the Royal Albion Hotel visible beyond the Palace Pier.

A doctor’s glad tidings had them all drinking seawater

A doctor from Lewes became a very wealthy man indeed after recommending that drinking seawater could cure a host of illnesses.

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VOLUNTEER COLUMN: Use your spare time wisely and lend a hand

Do you have some spare time that you could give to a local organisation?

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VOLUNTEER COLUMN: Winter can be a cold, lonely and/or difficult time for some people, and you could make a difference just by donating a few hours of your time.

Here are some of the ways you could help those that might be lonely or need a little extra support at this time of year.

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Dr David Whitehead, clinical director of NHS Coastal West Sussex Clinical Commissioning Group

HEALTH AND CARE: Put health top of your list this Christmas

As the NHS in West Sussex prepares for one of its busiest periods of the year, Dr David Whitehead, NHS Coastal West Sussex Clinical Commissioning Group’s clinical director, is asking residents to put their health at the top of their “To Do” list this Christmas.

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Hugh Lowson

ST BARNABAS: New renal supportive care nurse joins the St Barnabas disease specific team

Those of you who are regular readers of my column will know that earlier this year we introduced a new team of specialist nurses who will support patients with other end-stage conditions, as well as cancer.

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Hugh Lowson

ST BARNABAS: Merry Christmas and festive activities

St Barnabas House is looking very festive with Christmas decorations up all over the hospice.

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