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National Charity Partnership launches free online tool to help you get healthier this summer

Sussex residents wanting to get healthier this summer now have extra support to achieve their goals thanks to a new, free online tool.

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Up to 200 people attended the event. Picture: Steve Robards

Dementia Day draws 200 visitors for an ‘outstanding afternoon’

A Dementia Day in Haywards Heath attended by hundreds has been hailed as an ‘outstanding afternoon’.

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Sonny Hamilton, who turns three on Monday

Make Sonny’s dream to walk come true

Family and friends are doing everything they can to make a toddler’s dream of being able to walk come true.

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E-cigarette laws change this weekend - Here’s how vapers will be affected

E-cigarette laws change this weekend - Here’s how vapers will be affected

New tobacco laws affecting vapers who smoke e-cigarettes has come into force this weekend.

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New rules come into effect

Cigarettes must be sold in standardised green packaging from this weekend

Cigarettes must be sold in standardised green packaging bearing graphic warnings of the dangers of smoking from this weekend as rules designed to prevent young people taking up the habit come into full effect.

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IN PICTURES: DIY SOS the Big Reveal

The hero volunteers who have transformed a home in just nine days got to see what their hard work will mean to the family who live there at the DIY SOS ‘Big Reveal’.

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David Bedding with his family in hospital

Daughter’s heartache over battle to save dad

“When people say their lives have been cut in half – that is how I feel.”

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MP sir Nicholas Soames alongside councillors and the residents at Hanover Court in Haywards Heath

Lifesaving equipment for ‘charming residents’

A defibrillator has been installed at a retirement estate in Haywards Heath.

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Carers can enjoy relaxing and therapeutic experiences at the event

Carers Day next month

A Carers Day is being held in Haywards Heath next month as part of National Carers Week.

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Participants can enjoy uplifting monthly support sessions every month

Monthly ‘Live Well’ sessions in Ardingly

A ‘Live Well’ programme for those experiencing long-term health conditions is available in Ardingly.

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DIY SOS VIDEO: Nick Knowles determined to ‘make a mum a mum again’

The transformation of a disabled mum’s home is now well underway.

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Participants can enjoy uplifting monthly support sessions every month

Public invited to Dementia Day

A Dementia Day is being held in Haywards Heath this month.

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The Compass Card scheme is an initiative that helps disabled young people and their families

Sporting discounts for disabled young people

Young people with special education needs or disabilities can now enjoy half price sports activities at parks in Burgess Hill, Lindfield and Haywards Heath.

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Twin sisters Mia (left) and Lily after the Wellbeing Mile

‘Miracle’ twins raise money for baby units

A pair of ‘miracle’ twins from Burgess Hill took part in the Mid Sussex Marathon Weekend and have raised more than £500 for two baby units who looked after them when they were born.

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When did you last have your eyes tested?

Nearly 10 million Brits could lose their eyesight by not having eye tests

Almost 10 million Brits could lose their eyesight - by shunning regular eye tests.

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Easier than ever to buy cheap booze in poor areas

Easier than ever to buy cheap booze in poor areas

Cheap booze is easier than ever to buy despite the dramatic surge in pub closures - especially in deprived areas, according to new research.

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Secrets of ageing well revealed

If you thought older age was all about slowing down, think again.

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Picture by Malcolm Wells

Hospitals issue Bank Holiday A&E warning

Hospitals across the county have warned people to go to A&E only if absolutely necessary this Bank Holiday weekend.

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Pharmacy opening times for the May Bank Holiday

Pharmacy opening times for the May Bank Holiday

A number of pharmacies across Horsham, Mid Sussex and Crawley will be open this May Bank Holiday 2017.

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DM17420162a.jpg. Sue Pasfield has been bitten by ticks and wants to warn poeple of the dangers of Lyme Disease. Photo by Derek Martin SUS-170423-205242008

‘Anyone near grass is at risk from blood-sucking ticks’

A woman who was bitten by blood-sucking ticks in the garden of her home now wants to warn other people to beware of the bugs.

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