The peer ranking shows that Rotherham and Redcar and Cleveland are doing well among the most deprived areas, while Bracknell and Central Bedfordshire have some of the highest rates of early death in the least deprived areas.
Worst premature mortality rates in the South:
- Brighton & Hove
Worse than average mortality rates in the South:
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The RMT union has accused Southern of inventing figures which the company claims show record numbers of guards are going sick.
Thursday morning's weather for the west of the region
Thursday morning's weather for the east of the region