Local GPs are calling for the thousands of people who are at high risk of medical complications from seasonal flu, who haven’t yet received their vaccination, to get their free flu jab now.
The NHS in West Sussex is offering the free flu jab to those most at risk of becoming very unwell if they contract the flu virus.
You are eligible for the free flu vaccine if you:
are aged 65 years and older
have an underlying health condition (such as a long term heart or respiratory disease)
have a weakened immune system
are a main carer for an older or disabled person
The vaccine is available free on the NHS for eligible children, including:
children aged 2 and 3 on August 31st 2017 – that is, children born between September 1st 2013 and August 31st 2015
children in reception class and school years 1, 2, 3 and 4
children aged 2 to 17 with long-term health conditions
If you are eligible for the jab, the seasonal flu vaccination is the best protection for you and your loved ones, and can help to stop the spread of flu in the community.
Dr Minesh Patel, Clinical Chair of NHS Horsham and Mid Sussex Clinical Commissioning Group and local GP, said: “Flu is a highly infectious disease and can lead to serious complications for those with long-term health conditions like bronchitis, diabetes, heart or liver disease, very young children and pregnant mothers. Catching flu on top of these can easily develop into something very serious and could get bad enough to require hospital treatment”.
It’s really important that as many eligible people as possible get their jab which is the best way to protect everyone from flu.
If you are eligible for the flu vaccine, get it now – contact your GP practice to book into a flu clinic.
If you think you may have the flu, symptoms of which can include a sudden fever, aching body and/or a headache, you should:
rest and sleep
take paracetamol or ibuprofen to lower your temperature and treat aches and pains
drink plenty of water to avoid dehydration
Residents should also seek advice from their local pharmacist as soon as possible; pharmacies can give treatment and advice and recommend flu remedies.
For more information on flu and to find your local pharmacist visit: www.nhs.uk
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“Do you knit for your local neonatal unit, babies or dolls in your family, or know someone who does?
Did you know we have a local talent here in Crawley?
DollieBabies Knits For Newborns has a good range of stunning designer knitting patterns that are suitable for the smallest of prem babies through to 3 months of age, and these patterns are suitable for reborn dolls too!
To find out more, and take advantage of special offers they are running at the moment, then please pop over to www.dolliebabies.co.uk
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Our members come from such a variety of cultures and backgrounds,but we all have one thing in common – Autistic Spectrum Disorder. Our meetings are a time to get together with fellow parents and carers,to pick each other’s brains,but to also switch off from our 24/7 demands and relax. The group is currently undergoing a relaunch and it is our aim to have guest speakers in the coming months to discuss issues pertinent to us i.e behavioural problems,educational psychologists,benefits advice etc. We have a new email address which they can contact me on ‘firstname.lastname@example.org’ also a facebook page ‘Autism Support Crawley.’
With no game this Saturday and our next home match on the 10th January when we play MK Dons – it’s a good long break from football
However, I now need to confirm details with the hotel – those who have not paid their deposits I need this as soon as possible to confirm the rooms.
FLEETWOOD AWAY – 2 NIGHTS IN BLACKPOOL – Match now on as both team are out of this seasons F A Cup – please book for this overnighter if you haven’t already done..
We are in the process of confirming the weekender to Fleetwood in January – the two night stop will be at the Leverdale Hotel in Blackpool – We travel up on Friday 23rd January and travel back on Sunday, leaving the hotel at about 9.30am after breakfast. Cost of the weekend will be £85.00 per person – We will depart from the New Moon on the Friday at 9.30am, and will have a stop for a buffet lunch at the White Lion at Barthomley (to be confirmed) – The £85.00 includes 2 nights B & B in Blackpool. Coach travel and buffet lunch on the way up. Like previously the coach will park up on arrival at the hotel and then we will use the trams to Fleetwood on the Saturday to the game.
Saturday 16th January 2015 – Rochdale – our first ever trip to Spotlands for a match. So hopefully to some it will be a new ground to visit, so with a bit of luck more supporters making the trip. I will be posting the information about this trip next week, hopefully with some good news for supporters travelling with us. Early info I can give is that we will be departing the New Moon at 7.00am with a stop at the White Lion, Barthomley on the way up.
Welcome to the Crawley Town Supporters Travel Group – to be known as GH Coaches
As you can see we now have an official name, we have associate membership of the FSF with our own coach insurance, a bank account and our own travel web site, Facebook and Twitter pages. It’s been a very emotional few weeks since we decided to run coaches to the away games – We would thank everyone who has helped getting everything set up for our first trip to Cheltenham on Saturday 27th August 2011. We are disappointed at the comments being made by others and contrary to what they are indicating, Kevin and I are not taking or will not take any money out, everyone who travels on our coach will pay the appropriate fare – we can confirm that any profits made will be solely used to help subsidise our future coaches and at the end of the season any surplus will be carried over. If, in the future our venture folds, then any profit made we will donated to the Chestnut Tree Charity. Bill Doidge & Tara Greenway will be overseeing the accounts and acting as signatories on the cheques, which we would thank them for their involvement. We would also than those supporters who have made donations to the setting up of the Travel Group.
CRAWLEY LUXURY COACHES – Our Coach provider
We would like to thank Dave, Gavin and Darren Brown for their help and assistance in setting this venture up, without that we wouldn’t be in the situation today where we can offer our supporters an alternative travel to away games.
Over the past 20 years our partnership as the Crawley Town Supporters Club has been able to offer supporters a cheap way of getting to games, and we intend to keep this going this season and beyond under our new identity. We know that we are working with a terrific coach company who have great respect in the industry – and whose contingency plans when we went to Manchester for the FA Cup match were very impressive – the work that went on behind the scenes for the big day were immense. David, Kevin and I learnt a lot from the experience, something we all will hopefully use again.
THE HALF MOON
We have now returned to the Half Moon as our base from January 2014 after a few months away, we will be selling tickets and the “Time of the last Crawley goal” will return – we will be sitting at the Half Moon on Saturday home match days – from 12.15pm until 2.15pm, and possible for a short time after the game. If you come into the pub we are situated immediately to your right, by the door. On the evening home games we will be at there from 6.00pm until 7.15pm. We would like to thank Nick, Binny and Chris for use of their facilities. If you can’t get to the Half Moon, then please ring Alain (07771-792346 or E mail Alain.email@example.com).
On the return journey, we will still do our drop off’s via Northgate and the Town Centre.
Now its up to you, the supporters now have a choice – you can either use us, the Alliance or the Jacko Express for your method of getting to away games.
This is the start of our second season as GH Coaches and we would like to thank Dave Brown and Crawley Luxury Coaches for their continuing support. Further details of coach travel to other matches will be published during the season as we go.
Again this season, we will not have a membership scheme where one supporter pays more than another to travel, any supporter can travel on ourcoaches for the same fare – some matches we will offer the under 16’s cheaper travel, and hopefully if everything goes as well as last season some fantastic fares for everyone. In the mean time and getting ready for next season please can you print & fill in the GH Form below so that we have contact and emergency details for our records.