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Counting the true cost of "meet & greet" parking

Trading Standards in Sussex say they have now received more than fifty complaints about damage to cars at off-site car parks around Gatwick Airport.

Last month, ITV Meridian highlighted one case in which more than a thousand cars were left unattended in a muddy field.

We've since heard of drivers whose cars have been returned with major bodywork damage and empty fuel tanks.

Malcolm Shaw has been back to Gatwick to investigate.


Exhibition explores Picasso's life in Sussex

He was one of the towering figures of twentieth century culture.

But to a little boy from Sussex, Pablo Picasso was a kindly family friend.

Antony Penrose's parents welcomed Picasso to their farmhouse in the village of Chiddingly.

Now, the Jerwood Gallery in Hastings is hosting an exhibition recalling their time together.

Malcolm Shaw spoke to Antony Penrose, and Kate Giles.

Children reach out to refugees with messages of hope

Few of us can forget those haunting images of migrants, clinging to overcrowded boats, risking their lives to escape persecution.

But how should we respond to their pleas for help?

That's a question which children at a primary school in Sussex have been exploring, using the ancient art of Origami, or paper folding.

Malcolm Shaw spoke to Bern O'Donaghue of Refugees Crossing, Alex Ntung from Migrant Help UK, and Susannah Singh of Christ Church CE Primary School, St Leonards.


Putting the Palace back into Brighton Pier

One of the South Coast's most famous landmarks is to be renamed. Originally known as the Palace Pier, it was rebranded in 2000 by the previous owners, despite a lot of local opposition.

Now, the new management have decided on a compromise.

From today, the Grade 2* listed structure will be known as the Brighton Palace Pier.

Malcolm Shaw spoke to Anne Martin, the pier's Managing Director, Finn Scott-Delany, Business Editor of The Argus, and Cllr Alan Robbins of Brighton & Hove City Council.

'We're very sad and angry' Quest for answers a year after son's Mexico death

A year ago this week George van Day, a 26 year old from Brighton, died following an attack in Mexico.

Ever since his parents have been desperately trying to find out what happened to their son, who suffered from Asperger's Syndrome.

A coroner in the UK found that George died as a 'direct result of an assault' - but his father says he's disgusted by the lack of effort from authorities to track down his killers. Andy Dickenson reports.

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