Military respite centre in Southport closed down

A military respite centre in Southport has been closed down by the British Legion.

Byng House offered support and care for military veterans, with one user of the facility saying that staff there helped to "save his life".

Supporters of the centre have said that it provides vital support for ex-services personnel who are coming to terms with their experience.

However, the Royal British Legion want to sell the building, saying that the money can be better spent on supporting veterans struggling to cope with day to day life.

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Lucy Meacock spoke to Mark Collins, who is the assistant director of operations for the Royal British Legion.

He was asked what will happen to the people who'll no longer be able to use the centre: