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Sainsbury’s recalls sandwich fillers in food bug scare

Sainsbury’s has removed 13 of its own-brand sandwich fillers from its shelves following the discovery of food bug listeria in them.

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Hundreds of kids beat the streets as scheme gets off to running start

Beat the Street – East Sussex’s giant walking and cycling initiative – has got off to a running start with residents travelling more than four times the circumference of the UK in less than one week.

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

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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Enhancing patient experience - Swallow Disorders Clinic (sponsored by Millbrook Healthcare)

Recognising the achievements of staff working in our health trust

The achievements and amazing work of staff at East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust were celebrated at the annual awards ceremony at the De La Warr Pavilion last month.

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Huge pot of cash to improve kids’ health

Schools in East Sussex will receive extra funding to develop an ambitious scheme aimed at improving children’s physical and mental health.

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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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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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Cllr Sue Beaney with members of Hastings Youth Council at the i-Rock launch in July 2016. SUS-171206-104334001

Youth mental health project shortlisted for award

A mental health project which supports young people in Hastings and Rother has been shortlisted for a prestigious national award.

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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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Funding lifeline for much needed dementia support organisation

A county wide dementia support group which has its origins in the Hastings and Rother area has secured funding to carry out its work for another year.

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Hospice creates new caring roles to inspire volunteers

St Michael’s Hospice has launched an exciting programme called ‘Time to Care’ to mark Volunteers Week.

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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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New defibrillator installed at pub

1066 Country Community First Responders have unveiled a brand new public access defibrillator in Sedlescombe village.

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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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Beat the Street, East Sussex SUS-170516-145437001

Giant game to improve health is heading for county’s streets

Tens of thousands of people are expected to take to the streets across East Sussex from June as the entire county is transformed into a giant walking and cycling game.

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Schools hockey tournament wins praise for bringing people together

South Saxons Hockey Club welcomed over 80 children to their annual Primary schools tournament at Horntye Park last week.

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