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Musician launches inspirational spinal unit tour

Tom Doughty on his lap slide guitar Credit: ITV

A renowned musician from Cheshire has announced his next tour will be of spinal units in the UK.

Tom Doughty adapted his guitar after he was involved in a car crash in 1974 when he was 17. His injuries included paralysis affected all four of his limbs. It's hoped the tour which includes the unit in Southport will inspire patients with their recovery.

Mr Doughty is also performing at Bridgewater Hall in Manchester on Friday as part of the Guitar Weekend festival. Find out more here.