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Adults under 25 “twice as likely to suffer from hay fever as those aged 55 or older”

Young adults are twice as likely to suffer from hay fever as those aged over 54, according to new research.

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London to Brighton Bike Ride  Picture: John Nguyen/PA Wire

Pictures: London to Brighton Bike Ride

Former England footballer turned Sky Sports pundit Paul Merson was one of 14,700 cyclists to take on the British Heart Foundation’s (BHF) iconic London to Brighton Bike Ride yesterday (Sunday, June 18).

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A quarter of a million Brits have had cosmetic surgery

A quarter of a million Brits have had cosmetic surgery

Close to a quarter of a million Brits have undergone cosmetic surgery - at the age of 50 or over, it has emerged.

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David Pool, far left, with his group of friends on the Annual South Downs Way Walk. Picture: Shirley Rushmer

Group with sight difficulties tackles 100-mile walk

The South Downs are special and what better way to appreciate the rolling hills than to walk the full length of the National Trail from Eastbourne to Winchester.

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Threeways Nursing Home, Seaford.

Nursing home rated ‘Requires Improvement’ in all areas

A nursing home has been rated ‘Requires Improvement’ in all areas in its latest Care Quality Commission report.

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Met Office pollen prediction

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

There is a ‘very high’ pollen warning for Sussex today, Monday June 12, according to Met Office forecasts.

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Eateries in the city will be encouraged to make their outside dining areas smoke-free

COUNTY NEWS: Plan to cut smoking outside pubs and restaurants

Restaurants and pubs could be encouraged to introduce smoke-free zones in their outdoor areas.

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

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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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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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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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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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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Ersham House care home

Hailsham nursing home rated ‘requires improvement’ in latest CQC

A Hailsham nursing home has been rated ‘requires improvement’ in its latest CQC report – with one section branded ‘inadequate’.

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

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

This week is World Health Organisation (WHO) World Immunisation Week and parents and carers are being urged to check that their child’s vaccinations are up-to-date, protecting them from serious diseases and helping to prevent outbreaks.

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COUNTY NEWS: Traders answer DIY SOS for Sussex family

Hit TV show DIY SOS has been ‘absolutely inundated’ with offers from trades people across Sussex 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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Eastbourne mum on TV this morning

A mother from Pevensey Bay is featured on the BBC2 Victoria Derbyshire Show this morning (Tuesday April 18) alongside women across the country fighting to get a controversial operation stopped.

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