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Community Fund Opens For Health & Wellbeing Groups

Organisation Healthwatch West Sussex has launched a community fund for local community and voluntary groups with the aim to gather an insight into people’s health and social care experiences with a view to influencing future improvements across the West Sussex area. The organisation, which is autonomous from the NHS, and part of Healthwatch England works to make health and care …

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East Grinstead Hospital’s Sleep Expert Receives Achievement Medal

East Grinstead Hospital’s Sleep Expert Receives Achievement Medal

Dr Venn received his prestigious College Medal at a ceremony at Central Hall, Westminster, with 1,100 spectators which he described as a great honour to be recognised by the Royal College of Anaesthetists. The sleep expert added: “I have been involved in the college for around 20 years and this medal means the work I have been doing is regarded …

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Getting Your Running Shoes On For Sussex Children’s Hospice

Keen and enthusiastic runners looking for an energetic challenge are being invited to dust their running shoes off and take part in the Chestnut Tree House Littlehampton 10k Run which takes place next month on Sunday, September 9. Every kilometre you run and every penny you raise will be helping babies, children and young adults with life-shortening illnesses who are …

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Get Involved With The Ashdown Forest WI

Get Involved With The Ashdown Forest WI

Ashdown Forest WI which only started in January this year is inviting you to join as a new member of the organisation which meets on the second Wednesday of each month. Although less than a year-old, members of the group who meet at Nutley’s War Memorial Hall have had a series of interesting talks and demonstrations from experts in their …

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Wealden MP Joins Anti-Bullying Charity

Nus Ghani, MP for Wealden, has joined with The Diana Award, a charity set up as a legacy to Princess Diana’s belief that young people have the power to change the world, to stand up to bullying. The Stand Up To Bullying campaign, which was launched by the Duke of Cambridge in 2016 with a special day to mark it, …

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Celebs Support QVH For The NHS’ 70th Birthday

Celebs Support QVH For The NHS’ 70th Birthday

Last month the NHS celebrated a very special birthday, and to mark the NHS turning 70, celebrities have been raising a mug or two to one of the nation’s best-loved institutions with a good old-fashioned cuppa’. Those getting involved have been well-known faces to TV viewers who have been showing their support for a particular NHS organisation close to home, …

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Make August The Month You Get On Two Wheels

Make August The Month You Get On Two Wheels

Wealden residents are being encouraged to get on two wheels instead of travelling by four this month to explore the Wealden countryside and in doing so have fun and travel more environmentally-friendly. A new start-up company has come to the district replicating the turn-up-and-go bike hire to be found in major cities, and to make it simple all you will …

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East Court Live! Returns

East Court Live Returns

For the third time this summer, East Grinstead’s free East Court Live! event returns to the East Court Terraces, and following successful events in June and July, August promises to be louder than ever. This month witnesses the final East Court Live! of 2018 and following hot on the heels of the previous two successful events in 2018, organisers promise …

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Remembering The Whitehall Bombing

This month marks the 75th anniversary of the largest loss of civilian life in Sussex during the Second World War. As the county remembers the tragedy which fell upon the town of East Grinstead, RH History Uncovered looks back on the day when more than a 100 people were killed and injured. On the evening of July 9 1943, just …

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Saffron Adds A Pinch Of Flavour To The High Street

Saffron Adds A Pinch Of Flavour To The High Street

Saffron is a contemporary fine art gallery that moved to East Grinstead a little more than a year ago. Based in Battle since 1999, where it still has a presence, the business is owned by husband and wife team, Liz and Simon Honey. The gallery’s arrival was relatively low-key, but it has a growing reputation for exhibiting London-standard art, and …

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