Animal lovers from West Yorkshire were so concerned about their pet Dachshund's bad back they splashed out £1,500 on a stairlift.
Sheila Lee, from Ossett, volunteers for West Yorkshire Dog Rescue, where she rescued her dog, Pippa. Pippa developed a bad back, and Sheila and her husband Harry had to fork out thousands for a spine operation.
So to stop their other two dogs, Millie and Heidi, developing the condition, they bought a stairlift.
"People must have thought we were mad", said Sheila. "But it was that or paying out thousands more.
More top news
The 39-year-old, who helped England win the ICC World Twenty20 in 2010, will call time on a 20-year career in the summer.
The family of Jo Cox have started planning for one of the biggest community events ever to mark the first anniversary of her death.
Latest forecast for the Calendar region