A mother raising money for an operation to help her daughter walk again has spoken of her disgust after donations were stolen from her local pub in Sussex.
Marissa Tasker is 18 and has cerebral palsy, and needs ground-breaking surgery to remove faulty nerves in her spine that cause her legs to spasm.
The private treatment itself will cost tens of thousands of pounds. The theft was captured on cctv in a pub in Rottingdean, near Brighton.
Andy Dickenson reports and speaks to Marissa, her mother Sharon and pub landlord Owen Evans.
A businessman who was told he would die unless he had his leg amputated has been speaking of his road to recovery.
Paul Brayshaw now has an artificial leg, and with the help of the rehabilitation team at Brighton General Hospital - he is walking again. On New Year's Day he plans to do a sponsored walk to raise money for the team that helped him in his hour of need. John Ryall has the story.
Residents who fought for two years to stop a businessman building homes on the site of the Saltdean Lido in Brighton are now beginning their campaign to raise three million pounds to take on the building themselves.
The lease for the 1930s Lido was handed back to Brighton and Hove City Council yesterday by former leaseholder Dennis Audley. Campaigners are overjoyed.
A world renowned group of architects are helping local campaigners to secure the future of an art deco lido in Sussex.Read the full story ›
The architect Sir Terence Conran who owns "The Design Museum" in London has backed plans for the renovation of Saltdean Lido. It's understood that his architectural practice in Brighton has drawn up restoration plans for the 1930s structure.
"The art deco era is unique in British building history. Saltdean Lido is a beautiful iconic building which should be preserved. We are delighted the lido is back in council ownership and we look forward to having the opportunity to work further on the campaign's plans to successfully run the lido and to restore this fine building and facilities to their former glory. We would also like to pay tribute to the Saltdean Lido campaign which has been instrumental in making the decision a reality."
Local people are hoping to take on the lease for Saltdean Lido after the city council took control of the Grade II listed building.Read the full story ›
The future of Saltdean Lido looks secure after the current leaseholder agreed to hand control of the Grade 2 listed property back to the local authority. Brighton and Hove City Council have taken control of the pool after a long running campaign by local people to save the site.
Campaigners trying to save the Saltdean Lido in Sussex are putting pressure on their council this evening to take over the lease.Read the full story ›
The future of the historic Saltdean Lido in Brighton is being discussed at a meeting today. Campaigners fighting to save the building want the council to issue a compulsory purchase order for the site. The leaseholder says he's due to meet with the city council later this month.
Campaigners confident ahead of meetingRead the full story ›