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Middleton triplets turn one

Triplets born on the Queen’s 90th birthday have celebrated turning one.

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World Immunisation Week campaign urges parents to check their child is up to date with important vaccinations

Parents in West Sussex urged to check their child’s vaccinations are up-to-date

Almost 3,000 children in West Sussex are either missing key doses or have not been vaccinated at all, according to NHS England.

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Uneven paving in East Street, where a woman in a wheelchair was injured earlier this month

Woman, 91, broke arm in serious fall in Chichester

The son of a 91-year-old woman who suffered a serious fall in Chichester says the poor state of the city’s pavements is in ‘urgent need of attention’.

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VIDEO: Traders answer DIY SOS for Yapton mum Amanda

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

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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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Nurses from the wards come out to meet the bikers and scooterists. Picture: John Holden

PICTURES: Easter eggs-travaganza

There was much eggs-citement at the Wickham Arms in Chichester at the weekend for the first annual Easter extravaganza, supporting Love Your Hospital.

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Tyler and his mum Jan, who has set up a Crowdunding appeal

Mum’s desperate plea to help brave son Tyler

The mum of a seriously unwell teenager who does so much for others is turning to the community for help to get her son the things he badly needs.

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Some of the team at Harbour Way Country Club, winner of our Gym of the year 2017

Gym of the Year winners announced

Family-owned fitness centre Harbour Way Country Club has been named our Gym of the Year 2017.

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Cracked an uneven pavement in South Street

Uneven pavements prevent people coming to Chichester

People with physical disabilities avoid shopping in Chichester because of the state of the paving, councillors say.

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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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VIDEO: Disabled mum’s daily struggle ahead of DIY SOS home transformation

A disabled mum has spoken of her delight at being picked for TV show DIY: SOS - saying the news still hasn’t sunk in.

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Friends volunteers at St Richard's Hospital. Work is underway on the new shop in the outpatients department

Costa and Amigo open at St Richard’s Hospital

The new Costa Coffee and convenience shop Amigo have just opened in the main entrance of St Richard’s Hospital and work on the new Friends of Chichester Hospitals shop has begun.

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Four-hour ambulance wait for disabled pensioner ten minutes from Chichester hospital

A pensioner has spoken of his distress at waiting four hours for an ambulance to help his disabled wife, despite living a ten-minute walk from St Richard’s Hospital.

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Leanne Bothwick with her husband Danny and their son Oliver, 7. Picture: Derek Martin

COUNTY NEWS: Pain from sudden loss of a baby inspires press-up challenge

The sudden and tragic death of a baby in his family has spurred a Worthing man into a herculean challenge.

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Charlotte and William Parker with seven-month-old Lewis. Picture: Derek Martin

COUNTY NEWS: Parents’ little miracle ... and THREE more are on the way

A Sussex couple’s world was turned upside down when they were given the devastating news it was unlikely they would ever have children naturally.

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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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One upcoming event which may offer inspiration is Hats4Headway

New fundraising pack launched

Headway West Sussex, which helps those living with the effects of brain injury, has harnessed volunteer power to create and launch a new online fundraising pack.

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