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Art Therapy

As part of the Brighton Open Houses festival - the Southdown's Mental Health Recovery Centre in Preston Park is opening its doors.

It offers a range of creative classes to help people over come issues like anxiety, depression and post-traumatic stress disorder.

More than fifty people who've been helped by the centre are displaying their work - many for the first time.

Charlotte Wilkins has been speaking to Ian Lawes, Ali Purbrick, and Lynne Thomas.


'Sooner or later someone is going to lose their life' Patients slam private ambulance service

Shambolic. That's how patients have described a new private ambulance transport service being used by the NHS across Sussex.

Dozens of patients - including some with cancer - say they've been let down with two hour delays, missed appointments and even operations.

The provider Coperforma only took over the service seven weeks ago but protesters are already calling for their contract to be terminated.

Andy Dickenson reports. He speaks to Alan Keenes, Coperforma driver, cancer patient Elizabeth Towner, Gary Palmer, from the GMB, and former ambulance driver Malcolm Neeves.

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