Health and Environment

Up In Smoke

With Hastings topping the charts for the number of women smokers, former GP Kathryn Vale questions whether the government is fully committed to eradicating the habit. Recent statistics proclaim Hastings has the highest proportion of women smokers in the UK:…
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Health and Environment

Quiet Shopping

Morrisons has introduced a weekly “quieter hour” for autistic shoppers All of the chain’s UK supermarkets will dim lights, stop background music, avoid the tannoy and turn down check-out beeps on Saturday mornings from 09:00am to 10:00am. Signs will explain…
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Health and Environment

Cuttlefish

Cuttlefish are being exploited off the Sussex coast at an alarming rate, according to University of Brighton experts, who have just begun a new £60,000 research project with funding from the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund. Marine biologist Dr Corina…
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