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COUNTY NEWS: Husband’s despair as thieves steal wife’s operation money

A man has spoken of his despair after thieves stole money to fund a life-changing operation for his disabled wife.

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The 35 medicines no longer available on NHS prescription from this month

The NHS has banned free prescriptions for some ‘over the counter’ medicines such as constipation and athletes foot starting this month

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The latest defibrillator has been installed in Upwyke House, Green Street

Newest public defibrillator goes live in Eastbourne

A life-saving campaign to place defibrillators within easy reach of the public across Eastbourne has taken another step forward with its latest installation.

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Celebrate 70 years of the NHS and show your support for mental health services with a Big7Tea party

Raise a cuppa for the NHS with a Big7Tea party

Put on the kettle, crack open the cakes and raise a cuppa to celebrate 70 years of the NHS this July while showing your support for local mental health services.

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Nicholas Davey, 33, known as Nick, tragically died on March 4

Much-loved son had ‘turned life around’ before tragic drugs death, inquest hears

A mum whose ‘much-loved’ son died after taking a lethal cocktail of drugs said he had turned his life around before his death, an inquest heard.

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Abid Gulzar the owner of Eastbourne pier (Pic by Jon Rigby)

Eastbourne pier owner salutes lifesaving campaign

Eastbourne’s pier owner has thrown his support behind a campaign to get more lifesaving equipment available to the public.

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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 mum hosts football tournament to help grieving families

A Hailsham mum is hosting a football tournament to raise money for families who have lost children.

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City Academy Whitehawk (Credit: Google Maps)

COUNTY NEWS: Confirmed cases of Hepatitis A in Sussex schoolchildren

Students and staff at a Sussex school are being offered vaccinations after five confirmed cases of Hepatitis A.

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PICTURES: Disney party at Chestnut Tree House

Children at Chestnut Tree House in Arundel received a magical surprise when Disney organised a fairy and pirate themed party at the hospice.

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Eastbourne DGH

Hospital trust taken out of quality special measures

The trust which runs the Eastbourne DGH and the Conquest Hospital has been taken out of quality special measures following a visit from the health watchdog.

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Ward closing at Eastbourne DGH

One of two stroke wards at the Eastbourne DGH could close as part of a shake-up within the hospital.

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Stephen Lloyd MP (right) with the Eastbourne Heart Beat Campaign's Chair Alan Shuttleworth

Eastbourne MP backs lifesaving defibrillator campaign

The Eastbourne MP has thrown his weight behind a lifesaving campaign backed by the Herald.

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No let up for hayfever sufferers in Sussex

Hayfever sufferers in Sussex face another week of discomfort as pollen levels across the county are set to remain very high.

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From broken bones to new beginnings 

From broken bones to new beginnings 

WHEN Tim Bennett was diagnosed with severe osteoporosis and was forced to give up work, he knew he needed something else to occupy his time.
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Dr Fionna Moore, executive medical director at South East Coast Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust SUS-180106-135310001

Permanent post at ambulance service for former London NHS trust boss

The former boss of London’s ambulance service has been appointed to a permanent position at Sussex’s ambulance trust.

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Leo from the Seafront Team is getting involved in the Heart Beat Campaign's competition

COMPETITION: Be at the heart of a lifesaving Eastbourne campaign – and win prizes too

You probably walk past one every day.

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Beattie plays Beat the Street SUS-180530-144030001

Get involved with initiative to win cuddly hedgehog toy

Beat the Street – the walking and cycling game that encourages schools, businesses and community groups to spur each other on and compete to get more active in their community – is back and bigger than ever.

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Blood bag

Blood donations are desperately needed – please do not give up

Potential donors are being urged to contact the priority appointment line if they have 0 negative or B negative blood as stocks are desperately low.

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Milton Grange residents with their new magic table SUS-180530-092850001

Milton Grange Magic table for people with dementia

A Tovertafel Magic Table to help those at a later stage of dementia be more active and create moments of happiness has been installed at Milton Grange in Eastbourne.

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Members of Care for the Carers at the charity's Carer's Forum

Unpaid carer numbers in Eastbourne soar at highest rate in the county

Eastbourne has seen the largest increase of unpaid carers in the county.

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