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BLAISE TAPP: Is micro-cheating the first dumb trend of 2018?

There must a point in everybody’s life when they say ‘I am not sure if I belong here anymore’, as if the world has moved into a different gear and left them behind.

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pdsa

Right diet and exercise vital for your pet

With a New Year comes a new start, meaning many of us are all too aware of the need to shed a few pounds for the year ahead.

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Tim Loughton

TIM LOUGHTON: Work together to tackle anti-social behaviour

Despite the attempts by some in positions of responsibility in Lancing to claim that the anti-social behaviour problems have gone away and there is ‘nothing to see here’, alas I have continued to receive complaints about Beach Green.

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Nick Herbert

NICK HERBERT: Spending on services has been increased, not cut

On Friday I will be meeting Sussex representatives of the National Farmers’ Union to discuss agricultural policy.

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VOLUNTEER COLUMN: Find the perfect role for you

Is one of the volunteer roles listed below the perfect one for you?

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Hugh Lowson

ST BARNABAS: Donations during Light Up a Life and Christmas appeals lead to record totals

I would like to start this week’s column by saying a heartfelt thank you to everyone who made a donation to St Barnabas House through either Light Up a Life or our Christmas Appeal during 2017.

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Ending routine prescribing for minor, short-term conditions would free up NHS funds for frontline care

HEALTH AND CARE: Have your say on changes to medicines

The local NHS is calling for people to share their views as part of a national consultation on proposals to rein in prescriptions for some ‘over the counter’ products.

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Press freedom - or a totalitarian Britain

Press freedom - or a totalitarian Britain

Heaven only knows what they would call me now in this at once sensitive and insensitive age. As Margaret Thatcher’s Press secretary for 11 years, I copped a lot of abuse and ridicule.

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Pete Airey, myself and Tony Airey

On Your Marks: Getting over that tough festive period

It was always going to be a bit tough over Christmas and New Year.
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The seasonal flu vaccine is free if you are in one of the eligible groups

HEALTH AND CARE: Helping you to stay well this winter

NHS services are extremely busy, and are working incredibly hard to make sure those that most need help can get the care and support they need.

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VOLUNTEER COLUMN: Make a difference with new year’s resolutions

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

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Hugh Lowson

ST BARNABAS: Take on a new challenge and raise money for St Barnabas House hospice in 2018

It’s a new year and a time when I’m sure many of you who read my weekly column will be considering taking on a new challenge.

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Tim Loughton

TIM LOUGHTON: Lack of legal aid is completely unacceptable

Parliament returned from the Christmas recess this week and I was fortunate enough to be given an adjournment debate slot on the continuing delays in progressing the inquest into the Shoreham Airshow crash and access to justice for the families of the victims.

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Nick Herbert

NICK HERBERT: Fight for fairer funding remains a priority

Parliament returned this week and once again we have been voting in issues relating to Brexit.

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pdsa

How to banish those New Year blues

Tinsel and turkey may seem a distant memory now and after the Christmas and New Year celebrations have faded, some people can feel a little blue as they get back into their normal routine.

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Ven Fiona Windsor, Archdeacon of Horsham

Taking time out to pause

The last of the turkey curry has been eaten, and just a tiny bit of Christmas cake left (well in my house at least!)

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Hugh Lowson

ST BARNABAS: Go Sugar-free for St B!

Happy New Year everyone! I hope you all had a wonderful festive season and aren’t regretting too much overindulgence, although if you are we have the perfect solution for you.

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Thinking twice about where you can get the most appropriate NHS help can really help local health services at this busy time of the year

HEALTH AND CARE: Make the most of your NHS this new year

Firstly, we would like to wish everyone a very happy and healthy new year from the local NHS.

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VOLUNTEER COLUMN: Do something amazing in 2018

Happy new year from Volunteer Now! Why not make 2018 the year that you make a difference in your community by giving up a little of your time to volunteer?

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St Barnabas House chief executive Hugh Lowson

ST BARNABAS HOUSE: Volunteer drivers and Dementia Friends

Thinking of setting yourself a New Year’s resolution for 2018? Perhaps you would like to do something for a good cause, or give something back to your local community?

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