A desperate year of stress and worry. That's how a paralysed man from Sussex has described his battle with a council that tried to force him out of specialist care and in to unsuitable accommodation. Simon Gray, from Burgess Hill, has now won the right to live in a fully adapted home after the local Government Ombudsman ruled in his favour. She said the council was at fault in the way it handled the case. Tom Savvides talks to Mr Gray and councillor Pru Moore.
A decision by council officials to evict a paralysed man from accommodation where he relies on round-the-clock care is being described as disgraceful and inhumane. Simon Gray, who broke his neck two years ago, says he's being forced to move to save money and it will rob him of a vital support network. The 42 year old graphic designer from Burgess Hill is taking his fight to the local government ombudsman. Tom Savvides talks to Simon Gray and councillor Pru Moore.
A couple have beaten the odds to enjoy the sort of wedding most of us would take for granted. Olympic hopeful Natalie Burr was paralysed from the neck down while trampolining - and was told she would never walk again.
But, with her partner Shane's support, she managed to make it down the aisle - and dance the first dance. Sarah Saunders went to meet them.