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Dave recovers after drinking 10 bottles of spirits a week

Nine years ago Dave Brice was a suicidal wreck - the result of years of drinking the equivalent of 10 bottles of whisky a week.

But today his addiction to alcohol has been replaced with a lust for life - and he works as an addiction counsellor.

Four lives saved after rap artists's death

Video report. A talented rap artist from Gillingham - killed in a road accident - has helped to save the lives of four other people.

NHS plans to avoid winter crisis

As temperatures outside drop, there are more and more hospital admissions - increasing the strain on the NHS. Fred and Sangeeta introduce a report by Mel Bloor.


Region's hospitals prepare for busy winter

As winter approaches, the pressure on our National Health Service intensifies - not just through illness but accidents too.

The number of fractures rises because of more falls and slips in the icy conditions, prompting longer waiting times.

But at Southampton General Hospital they believe they have a solution.

Sally Simmonds reports.

Autistic boy's family 'reaching breaking point'

The mother of an autistic boy says he has been deprived of almost three years of education, because of a lack of suitable schooling - and now the family is reaching breaking point. Fred and Stacey introduce our coverage.

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