HIV charity benefits from police donation

Police hand over the donation to staff at The Sussex Beacon
Police hand over the donation to staff at The Sussex Beacon

Sussex Beacon has been handed £500 by police, from its pot made up of confiscated property sold off by order of the court.

The Brighton-based charity provides specialist care and support for people living with HIV.

Accepting the donation from PC James Breeds, the charity's fundraiser Lisa Marshall said: "The Sussex Beacon is really delighted to receive the £500 donation. On behalf of all our service users, volunteers and staff we would like to say a huge thank you to The Police Property Fund and we are very grateful for PC Breeds's nomination."

The Police Property Act Fund is made up of moneyreceived by the police from the sale of property confiscated by order of the courts and then sold.