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Monthly Archives: October 2012

Raising awareness of men’s health issues

Staff from West Sussex County Council’s three Prevention Assessment Teams will be raising awareness of men’s health issues all next month. The events coincide with Movember – the campaign to raise awareness of men’s health issues, in particular prostate cancer and testicular cancer, and to change established habits and attitudes men have about their health. […]

New film highlights the new future of Adults’ Services

A newly released video shows how West Sussex County Council is making its Adults’ Services fit for the future. By 2020 half the UK will be aged 50 or over. This population shift is leading to different and ever-increasing demands. It means the County Council has had to change its Adults’ Services and the way […]

Heroes and villains poetry on show at Worthing Library

Self-service terminals are being installed at Chichester Library

Worthing readers are being urged to get involved in a new heroes and villains show in the town’s library next month. It is part of an event from the Roundabout Poets – made up of amateur writers from across West Sussex. The group, named because its members can step on and off stage at any […]

International piano competition backed by Worthing CLC

A competition attracting an international calibre of pianists to Worthing has been supported by the Worthing County Local Committee. The Sussex International Piano Competition, to be held at Assembly Hall in April 2013, was awarded £3,000 from the committee’s Community Initiative Fund. The grant will assist with the event’s running costs. Chairman of the Worthing […]

Worthing Liberal Democrats Weekly Newsletter – 21st to 27th October 2012

Articles for the past week: Leader:  Fair share  News this past week:  1.  Alan Rice Calls For More Highways Works In Worthing 2.  Latest Community Initative Funding 3.  Paperless Councillors? 4.  West Sussex Compact 5.  Community Infrastructure Levy WORTHING LIBERAL DEMOCRATS WEEKLY NEWSLETTER 21ST TO 27TH OCTOBER 2012     Lib Dems will keep Worthing’s services local     Lib […]

GDP figures are another encouraging sign – Williams

Commenting on today’s GDP figures, Co-Chair of the Liberal Democrat Treasury Spokesperson      , Stephen Williams said: “Today’s positive GDP figures are another encouraging sign. Together with falling unemployment and inflation, these are signs that the economy is healing. “The UK suffered a huge economic shock during the financial crisis. Liberal Democrats were clear when we […]

Worthing High Academy Action group – Update

Thank you to everyone who attended Monday evening’s meeting, on the eve of the teachers’ second day of strike action over Worthing High’s proposed academy conversion. Key points discussed: Recent WHAAG meeting with Carolyn Dickinson, Acting Head at Worthing High Five WHAAG members meet Ms Dickinson (CD) on Tuesday 16th October. The request to meet was […]


West Sussex Fire & Rescue Service are urging people to take extra caution when leaving domestic appliances such as dishwashers tumble dryers and washing machines on overnight or when the home is unattended. This warning comes following a house fire Durrington, Worthing in the early hours of Monday morning (22nd October) when fire crews were […]

County Council Seeks Views on the Oversubscription Criteria for its Schools

West Sussex County Council has launched a consultation on aspects of the oversubscription criteria for community and controlled schools, particularly in relation to siblings, in order to better meet the needs of rising school numbers. The consultation, closing on December 7, asks for views on three issues: •    Whether siblings should be given priority over children […]

Liberal Democrats announce Councillor David Rogers as candidate for Sussex Police and Crime Commissioner elections

DAVID ROGERS – Liberal Democrat David Rogers has been a councillor in Sussex for more than 35 years, and has also served as chair of Sussex Police Authority. He has pledged to listen to Sussex’s diverse communities and act on their priorities. He has also vowed to seek new ways to combat crime at its […]