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Over 83,000 people have had NHS Health Check in East Sussex – have you?

Cynthia Lyons, East Sussex acting director of public healthPEOPLE in East Sussex are being urged not to miss out on a free NHS Health Check which could help them live longer and healthier lives.

The check, which can lower the risk of developing type 2 diabetes, heart disease, stroke, kidney disease and dementia, is offered to people aged 40 to 74 who don’t already have one of those conditions. Continue reading

Government cash boost ‘great news for East Sussex’

Cllr Rupert SimmonsA £16.7 million funding boost to support the building of more than 1,000 new homes in East Sussex has been hailed by council chiefs.

The cash for projects in Battle, Eastbourne, Hastings and Lewes, was announced in the first wave of funding for ‘marginal viability proposals’ from the Government’s £2.3 billion Housing Infrastructure Fund. Continue reading