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Sussex runners take part in London Marathon

Runners from all over Sussex completed the Virgin Money London Marathon on Sunday (April 22), raising money for a number of good causes.

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IN PICTURES: Bosham joins dad for 200th triathlon

The Bosham community were out in force to take part in Mikey Neville's final triathlon inspired by his daughter Snowy.

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Sussex mental health trust had 262 serious incidents last year

The mental health trust for Sussex has defended the high number of serious incidents it recorded last year.

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Vicky Meets… Vicki Palmer, Co-Op Store Manager and nervous abseiler

When you’re scared of heights chucking yourself off the Spinnaker Tower in Portsmouth is not the obvious thing to do.

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Pet crematorium plan for Tangmere

A unique crematorium just for pets could be coming to Tangmere.

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First year service for the Rolls-Royce SRH

First year service for St Richard’s Rolls-Royce

A mini electric Rolls-Royce donated to a children’s ward at St Richard’s Hospital has gone in for its first year service, as staff at the hospital reflect on how it has helped their younger patients.

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Ambulance chairman to step down

The chairman of Sussex’s ambulance service is to step down just a year into the job due to health reasons.

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Coastal West Sussex CCG hits NHS cancer waiting times target, figures show

More than 85% of cancer patients started their treatment within two months of GP referral, with Coastal West Sussex Clinical Commissioning Group hitting the NHS target.

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Nick Herbert with Arundel resident Stephen Nightingale

Arundel MP meets man with prostate cancer ahead of £75m funding

MP Nick Herbert has welcomed the government’s £75m funding boost to help thousands of men with prostate cancer get treatment earlier and faster.

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A High pollen count is forecast for Peterborough this week

Warm weather brings ‘high’ pollen count and problems for Sussex hay fever sufferers this week

There is a ‘high’ pollen warning for Sussex this week, according to Met Office forecasts.

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West Sussex’s women more likely to be admitted to hospital with an alcohol related condition now than five years ago, data reveals

West Sussex’s women are more likely to be admitted to hospital with an alcohol related condition now than they were five years ago, data reveals.

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‘Significant improvements’ made at Bracklesham care home

Hooklands Care Home in Bracklesham has now been taken out of special measures following a recent inspection.

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Gaston Farm: 14 people ill and health warnings issued

Gaston Farm: 14 people ill and health warnings issued

At least 14 people have fallen ill with a parasite after visiting Gaston Farm, the national health authority has said.

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Physical activity levels in West Sussex revealed

Physical activity levels in West Sussex revealed

A national sport survey has found that 64.3% of people in West Sussex get the recommended two and a half hours of physical activity a week.

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Vicky Meets… Julie Oldman, fundraiser for St Richards Neonatal Unit

More familiar with whizzing around the keyboard than pounding the pavement, Chichester-based music teacher Julie is set to run the Bognor 10K for the Love Your Hospital Charity, raising money for St Richards Neonatal Unit.

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MP Nick Gibb testing Anti-Gravity treadmill with Sarah Smith

MP goes ‘Alter G’ on centre’s new anti-gravity treadmill

An opportunity for Bognor’s MP to test an anti-gravity treadmill has arisen.

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UPDATE: Farm shuts doors today over parasite fears

UPDATE: Farm shuts doors today over parasite fears

Gaston Farm is closed today for public safety as parasite fears continue.

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Gaston Farm takes measures after parasite concerns

Gaston Farm has ceased the holding of all lambs today after health concerns were raised.

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Across NHS staff in England, women are paid on average 23 per cent less than men, the figures show

Sussex NHS trust one of few to pay women more than men

The Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust has been revealed as one of the few public sector organisations in England to have a gender pay gap in favour of women.

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