A MAN has completed a 350-mile walk from Eastbourne to Stoke-on-Trent in memory of his baby son who died from heart complications last year.

Chris Gibbs, from Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire, set off from Eastbourne four weeks ago.

The walk raised £20,000 for the Royal Stoke University Hospital and Birmingham Children’s Hospital, which both cared for his son, Thiago.

Mr Gibbs said his walk connected important places in his life.

“That meant my birthplace, Eastbourne. So I set off from there, went via Birmingham where we lost our little man in November last year and ending in Stoke-on-Trent at the hospital where my wife works and my son was born.”