Issue 17 January 2020


Lose weight for good with a Weight Off Workshop

Weight Off Workshop 2020Start your journey towards a healthier lifestyle with one of our low cost weight management courses. 

Our 12 week Weight Off Workshops encourage and support you to develop a healthier way of eating and increase your activity levels.

The Mid Sussex Wellbeing team has trained advisers who can work with you to make the changes you need to set yourself on the path you want to be on. The course will help you to build confidence, make positive food choices, engage in more activity and work towards a sustainable weight loss.

The course focuses on motivation and helping you to make changes to your behaviour, so when you lose weight it stays off for good. Expert nutritionists cover topics such as portion sizes, sugars, food labels and the psychological triggers for eating.

Our next Weight Off Workshop courses start in February at the following locations:

Court Bushes Community Centre
Mondays 12:30 - 13:30
from 3rd February to 20th April

Haywards Heath Town Council
Tuesdays 13:30 - 14:30
from 4th February to 21st April

Burgess Hill Mid Sussex Voluntary Action
Thursdays 18:00 - 19:00
from 6th February to 23rd April

To sign up for a Mid Sussex Wellbeing Weight Off Workshop call 01444 477191 or email


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West Sussex County Council is reminding residents that they need to take ID with them when they visit a West Sussex Household Waste Recycling Site (HWRS).

The new system is designed to save West Sussex taxpayers £250,000 per year by ensuring the sites are only used by those who pay for them.

Householders will need to prove they live within West Sussex by showing a form of ID such as a drivers licence or council tax bill.

The scheme has been introduced due to the high number of people travelling across county boundaries to recycle and dispose of their waste. This has a significant impact on waste disposal costs which ultimately fall to the West Sussex taxpayer.

Surveys have shown that an average of one in ten people using HWRSs closest to the county borders live outside of West Sussex.

At East Grinstead, this can increase to as many as one in five people. Residents in certain areas of Surrey will be able to continue using the East Grinstead Household Waste Recycling Site, following an agreement between Surrey and West Sussex County Councils. All other sites in West Sussex are restricted to West Sussex residents only.

Further details about the changes can be found when visiting HWRSs and at