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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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Help Uni student to remain mobile

Connor Adolph, an 18 year old Eastbourne student with spastic cerebral palsy, is appealing to local people to help him to get a life-changing wheelchair.

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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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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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Thousands pound the streets for big community health initiative

Thousands of people have been pounding the pavements over the past seven weeks taking part in Beat the Street.

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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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‘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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Heartbroken mum lodges complaint over treatment

A heartbroken Eastbourne mum and her partner say they were treated ‘without any dignity or respect’ when she gave birth to their stillborn son.

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Eastbourne DGH cancels all non-urgent operations

All non-urgent operations at the DGH were cancelled over concerns for patients’ safety yesterday (Wednesday).

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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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Horse cure brings relief to Hilary

A former equine stud owner who was told there was no treatment on offer for her debilitating arthritis and who suffered liver damage after 15 years of taking pain killers, has finally found relief thanks to a brand-new medical device that was originally developed for horses.

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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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