THE funeral is taking place in Eastbourne today of an ambulance worker who died from Covid.

South East Coast Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust has posted: “Today we pay our respects to Pete Harrison from our Fleet Team. who sadly passed away last month after becoming ill with coronavirus shortly before Christmas and whose funeral is taking place at Eastbourne today.

Pete was a highly-valued and dedicated member of our Fleet Team, working as a Vehicle Commissioning and Decommissioning Assistant for three years.

He will be sorely missed by his SECAmb colleagues and friends. Our thoughts are with his family, friends and colleagues at this difficult time.”