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VIDEO: Fearne Cotton backs our Together for Tyler campaign

The Observer and Spirit FM’s Together for Tyler campaign has received huge celebrity endorsement
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Biscuit recall

Tesco recalls biscuits due to allergy fears

Tesco has recalled its own brand of Cookie and Cream biscuits because of allergy fears.

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Disney Frozen socks recalled over cancer fears

Disney Frozen socks recalled over cancer fears

A line of Disney Frozen socks have been recalled by their manufacturer due to concerns that it may contain a cancer-causing chemical.

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Lewes MP Maria Caulfield with Janet Davies, Chief Executive and General Secretary of the Royal College of Nursing

MP hosts nurses’ scrap the cap event in Parliament

Lewes’ Conservative MP hosted a Parliamentary event with the Royal College of Nursing to gain support to scrap the public pay cap yesterday (Wednesday September 6).

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Hundreds of transplants missed each year because families didn’t know relative’s wishes

Hundreds of transplants missed each year because families didn’t know relative’s wishes

A reluctance to talk about death is leading to hundreds of life-saving transplant opportunities being missed, say the NHS.

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South Central Ambulance Service patient transport vehicle

New patient transport service provider misses key targets

Sussex’s new patient transport service provider has missed key performance targets in its first three months.

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VIDEO: Why should you donate your organs?

The NHS is urging people to talk about organ donation and help combat the ‘deadly shortage’ that currently exists.

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One shower a week is clean enough for eight million Brits

One shower a week is clean enough for eight million Brits

8.4 million Britons take just one shower per week, according to new research into the hygiene habits of UK adults.

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Aaron and Laura Ripley with children Vinnie, Evie, Elsa, Ellie and Eryn at the grave at the cemetery in Hailsham of their son Henry (Photo by Jon Rigby)

Hailsham mother raising money for ‘cuddle cot’ in memory of stillborn child

An ‘incredibly selfless’ Hailsham mother is raising money for a cold cot in memory of her stillborn son.

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Gradual diet ‘key to shedding the pounds’

Gradual diet ‘key to shedding the pounds’

Dieters are more likely to keep the fat off if they shed just one pound a week... or even less, according to new research.

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Birling Gap major incident. Eastbourne DGH. Photo by Eddie MItchell.

UPDATE: Eastbourne DGH declares ‘major incident’ after suspected chlorine leak

Eastbourne District General Hospital has declared a ‘major incident’ after a suspected chlorine leak today (Sunday, August 27).

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Gabriel with mum Robyn holding the tricyclebrother Cristian aged 5 dad Jean-Pierre far right blue shirt and June Whitfield centre SUS-170824-103507001

‘Life-changing’ tricycle will help little boy play with his friends

A six-year-old boy with cerebral palsy who couldn’t play outside with his friends has received a ‘life-changing’ specialist tricyle.

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Children who skip breakfast ‘may be doing themselves harm’

Children who skip breakfast ‘may be doing themselves harm’

Children who skip breakfast may be doing themselves long term harm by not getting enough nutrients, warns new research.

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East Sussex third in top counties to retire to

East Sussex third in top counties to retire to

If you want to retire then East Sussex is only the third best place, according to Prudential’s latest Quality of Retirement Index.

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Tesco recall

Tesco recalls cooking sauce after allergy fears

Tesco is recalling jars of its own brand Creamy Leek and Bacon Cooking Sauce because of allergy fears.

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Niah Selway

COUNTY NEWS: Teen with a water allergy launches Youtube channel to share her story

A Sussex woman who suffers agonising pain whenever water comes into contact with her skin, says she is determined to try and raise public awareness of her rare condition.

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Bryony Grindley with Noah, one, and Tom, four. Inset: Tom's burns after touching the plant

COUNTY NEWS: Warning after boy develops ‘nasty blisters’ from plant

A grandmother is warning South Downs walkers to be careful after her four-year-old grandson was left with ‘nasty’ blisters and swelling from picking a wild plant.

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Keith Hinkley, director of adult social care and health at East Sussex County Council, and Amanda Philpott, chief officer for both Hastings and Rother CCG, and Eastbourne, Hailsham, and Seaford CCG.

Health and social care transformation an ‘opportunity we must take’

Transformation of health and social care services in East Sussex is an ‘opportunity we must take’, according to one senior figure.

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The full list of products withdrawn due to contaminated eggs

The full list of products withdrawn due to contaminated eggs

The Food Standards Agency has released an updated list of products in the UK which have been withdrawn due to possible contamination with the Fipronil insecticide.

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