There've been protests across the region today over planned cuts to disability benefits.
Campaigners say a private firm which is sponsoring the Paralympic Games is also employed by the government to assess the sick and disabled - and is unfairly deciding some claimants are fit to work.
More top news
Latest weather forecast
John Newman said "there are people in far worse situations than me and I want to give them a bit of hope".
The beloved British high street chain will disappear from Britain's towns on Sunday as the last stores closed down.