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COUNTY NEWS: Traders answer DIY SOS for Sussex family

Hit TV show DIY SOS has been ‘absolutely inundated’ with offers from trades people across Sussex to help transform a family’s home.

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Charities and businesses join for Dementia Week awareness event

A group of local charities and businesses have got together to help promote the availability of local services that exist for seniors in the Bexhill, Hastings and Rother area.

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How do you think we should tackle the obesity crisis? Picture: Pixabay.

Sugar tax works

Hefty taxes on sugary soft drinks could help in the fight against obesity because they stop people buying them, according to new research.

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NHS England warns of bogus text message scam

NHS England warns of bogus text message scam

Members of the public are being warned not to fall for a text scam, where messages are claimed to be from the NHS.

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Ambulance service preparing for ‘very busy’ Easter weekend

Sussex’s ambulance service is preparing for a ‘very busy’ Easter bank holiday weekend with demand for paramedics expected to surge.

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Children start worrying about their appearance at 12 years old

Children start worrying about their appearance at 12 years old

Children start to worry about their appearance at the age of 12, a study has found.

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Homeowners have been issued advice ahead of the bank holiday weekends. Picture: St John Ambulance

COUNTY NEWS: DIY first aid advice ahead of bank holiday

St John Ambulance has issued DIY first aid advice ahead of the bank holiday weekends.

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Children are getting a taste for vaping due to flavoured electronic cigarettes, warns new research

Children are getting a taste for vaping due to flavoured electronic cigarettes, warns new research

Children are getting a taste for vaping due to flavoured electronic cigarettes, warns new research.

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Amanda Worne says she's over the moon to be chosen by TV show DIY SOS

COUNTY NEWS: DIY SOS to transform disabled mum’s cramped home

A woman left paralysed by an horrific accident is to have her home transformed on hit TV show DIY SOS.

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Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust premises at Hellingly. The trust has launched a recruitment drive for more nurses

‘Nursing crisis’ sparks recruitment drive

A ‘nursing crisis’ at an NHS trust running mental health and learning disabilities services in Sussex has sparked a national recruitment campaign.

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Appeal launched to fund new MRI scanner for the Conquest Hospital

A £1million fundraising appeal for a much-needed new MRI scanner for the Conquest Hospital was launched by East Sussex High Sheriff Michael Foster at the farewell event for his year in office.

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World Water Day: ‘Dirty’ bottle packaging urges people to drink and think

Today, on World Water Day, organisations across the globe are taking action to tackle the world’s water crisis.

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Enough hidden salt in shopping baskets for 130 bags of ready salted

Enough hidden salt in shopping baskets for 130 bags of ready salted

Alarming amounts of salt are lurking in our shopping baskets - and it’s costing thousands of lives a year, warns new research.

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Southern agrees to talks if union suspends strike

Southern bosses have agreed to talks to end a dispute with staff if the RMT union calls off strike action planned for early April.

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Smokers warned over new cigarette laws that are coming into force within weeks

Smokers across Sussex are being warned about new rules on cigarettes and tobacco that are set to come into force within a matter of weeks.

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NHS bosses ‘do not have all the answers’ on transformation plans

NHS bosses ‘do not have all the answers’ on plans to transform health services in Sussex - but have promised to engage patients while they try to find them.

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Vegetables protect against stress

Vegetables protect against stress

Eating at least three helpings of vegetables a day keeps the blues at bay... especially for women, according to new research.

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Product recall

Tesco recalls ready meal over allergy risk

Tesco is recalling a batch of its Oriental Kitchen Chicken Chow Mein product because it was incorrectly packed with Tesco Chicken Curry.

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New chairman for ambulance trust

South East Coast Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SECAmb) has appointed a new chairman.

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