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A block of retirement flats has become a test bed for internet-connected devices which could help improve the health of older people. Tenants of Leach Court in Kemp Town, Brighton, have volunteered to trial digital technologies including smart medication dispensers, activity monitors, and falls detectors which are carried with them…
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The former owner and an ex-manager of a children's home have been charged with sexually abusing young boys 40 years ago. John Webber, 77, of Clifton Hill, Brighton, East Sussex, and Don Grasty, 94, of Beach Road, Selsey, West Sussex, have been summonsed to appear at Worthing Magistrates' Court (pictured)…
A Tory MP has urged ministers to consider "centralised funding" of social care in a similar system to the NHS. Huw Merriman made the call as he highlighted the situation in his East Sussex constituency, where large numbers of people spend their retirement. Communities Secretary Sajid Javid said the proposal…
A former house master at a top private school has been jailed for four years for sexually abusing four of his pupils. Peter Webb (pictured) would sneak into dormitories to fondle the schoolboys while they slept at Christ's Hospital School in Horsham, West Sussex. The children would wake to find…
A former couple are facing jail after they helped fund their child's private education by trafficking women into a "sexual conveyor belt" of prostitution across England and Wales. Malaysian Hong Chin (pictured, left), 45, ran a pit bull dog breeding kennel on a country estate in Esher, Surrey, where his…
The subject of children facing death or a bereavement in their family will be discussed at the University of Chichester next month. A conference, on Friday 20 October, will explore how young people cope with terminal illness based on assessments by researchers and leading organisations and charities. It is intended…
A former Church of England priest has been jailed for 12 years for a string of sexual offences against two boys dating back to the late 1980s. Jonathan Graves, of Jervis Avenue, Eastbourne, East Sussex, is the third former priest from the Diocese of Chichester to be convicted following an…
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