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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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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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Macmillan’s mobile service to offer cancer advice

Macmillan Cancer Support’s mobile service will be coming to East Sussex this week to offer free cancer advice.

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Polegate care agency ‘requires improvement’

A Polegate-based care agency has been rated as ‘requires improvement’ following a recent inspection by the Care Quality Commission.

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The annual stroke campaign has been re-launched today by Public Health England

Uckfield woman raises awareness of ovarian cancer

An Uckfield woman who was diagnosed with ovarian cancer 10 years ago, is spreading the word about the symptoms of the disease for Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month this March.

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‘Don’t expect overnight turnaround’ warns new patient transport boss

The new provider of Sussex’s patient transport service has warned not to expect an ‘overnight turnaround’ when it takes over next month.

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Why gluten-free food is not the healthy option and could increase your risk of diabetes

Why gluten-free food is not the healthy option and could increase your risk of diabetes

It’s hard not to notice that the range of gluten-free foods available in supermarkets has increased massively in recent years.

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Supermarket recalls spagbol over allergy fears

Tesco is recalling a line of frozen Spaghetti Bolognese due to the presence of egg which is not on the label.

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COUNTY NEWS: ‘White glow’ photo alerts parents to Jaxson’s eye cancer

It was this photo which first alerted the parents of one-year-old Jaxson that something might be wrong.

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Interim boss of ambulance service leaves the role early

The acting boss of the ambulance service has left the post three weeks early.

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Smoking banned at mental health unit

The NHS trust in charge of a secure unit for people with mental health problems has banned patients, staff, carers and visitors from smoking on any of its premises.

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VIDEO: coping with the financial cost of cancer

A quarter of people with cancer in the South-East have no savings to cushion the financial impact of cancer, according to new research by Macmillan Cancer Support out this week.

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