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Paralysed man threatened with eviction from his home

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.


i360 tower row with Brighton Wheel

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A row has broken out about the future of two tourist attractions on Brighton seafront.

The i360 observation tower is due to open next summer. But the owners of the Brighton Wheel have applied for permission to stay another five years too. They say there's room for both.

But the team behind the i360 say it's unfair competition


Police appeal after £80,000 worth of wine stolen

Sussex Police are investigating two thefts of wine in the last week. At 8.45am on Friday (February 27) a burglary was reported at a vineyard in Foxhole Lane, Bolney.

More than 4,000 bottles of wine with a total estimated value of more than £80,000 were stolen by intruders who broke into a warehouse between 6pm on Thursday (February 26) and 8.45am on Friday.

Around 9am on Monday, March 2 it was reported there had been a burglary at the DF Warehouse in Brighton Road, Pease Pottage. A worker arrived on Monday morning and found 350 cases of Bottega Gold sparkling wine and 20 to 25 cases of Bottega Rose had been stolen. It is estimated to be worth more than £10,000.

Anyone with information should call 101 or contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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