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The children's hospice in south Wales where Seth receives care for his condition Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy has a games room where he can escape to a world of virtual reality.
"If you're in a wheelchair, you can't always run around with everyone so when I play Minecraft, I can run around and it's really fun," said Seth.
"I can join in with more stuff and people treat me as if I can join in more.
"It's an escape from reality where you let your imagination run wild. I love gaming because it just helps me experience things like other people."
Seth, the first wheelchair user to become a member of the Welsh Youth Parliament, started gaming during the first Covid lockdown in 2020 and enjoyed "building stuff and blowing up my brother's houses" in Minecraft.
The hospice where he receives care supports his love of gaming with a palliative care play specialist for young people with life-limiting conditions.
"I think gaming provides a level playing field, particularly for those who have barriers to access typical methods of play," said Heather Roberts of the Ty Hafan hospice, near Barry in Vale of Glamorgan.
"When they're in the gaming environment, all of their physical needs are removed and it means it's much more inclusive and accessible."
Martha said she was a shy teenager with low self-esteem and was bullied in school until she visited a community centre near her home and discovered she loved Minecraft.
Her self-belief started to flourish and mental health improved when Valleys Kids got her to help Welsh historical monuments organisation Cadw create a virtual reality model of the Welsh valleys.
"Gaming helped my confidence, 100%" said the 15-year-old.
"When the people we were working with would leave, we'd go on the Minecraft world and dig underground and create little houses under the ground," Martha recalled with a huge smile.
"That boosted my confidence because I had people to talk to and it was really fun, we bonded over that."
Martha helped Cadw create a Minecraft replica of the Welsh valleys where she lived
Martha now volunteers at Valleys Kids and helps support young people in some of Wales' poorest areas who may not have games consoles or digital devices at home.
She feels she learned more from educational gaming than traditional schoolwork as it was a "good way to advance motor, maths, English and history skills without it being boring".
"If you finish a sheet of maths homework, it's boring. But if you had to solve maths problems to get out of a maze, that's way more fun and you'd remember it more."
"I was bullied a lot in my childhood for being disabled and gay," he said. "It made me feel like an outcast, like I didn't fit in this world."
The turning point for him, he said, was gaming as it " helped me escape reality".
"Through gaming, it's allowed me to think about myself more and go 'it's OK to be the way I am and not allow anyone else to tell me any different'."
When Dylan was five, his disability was diagnosed by doctors.
"I have nearly everything under the sun. I've got ADHD, autism, ataxia, dyspraxia and I've got a rare condition called arsacs," said the 20-year-old from north Wales.
"And growing up I've been bullied about being gay so I went to gaming because it was a safe space for me, it allowed me to be in my own world and have fun."
Dylan was raised on Mario World, Just Dance, Call of Duty, Minecraft and Roblox and now, over a game of Nintendo Switch tennis, he told BBC Wales how gaming helped him become an actor and presenter.
Like many 13-year-olds, Seth enjoys playing video games
He now attends the Wicked Wales organisation for young film makers and has "produced my own show, I've had my own talent show, I've had a film done about my life and I've presented at festivals".
"Gaming has helped me have amazing opportunities."
Mental health charities have endorsed video games and gaming as being "really beneficial" for people's wellbeing.
"It's a place where people can build their own communities and can connect with new people," said Bethan Jones-Arthur of Mind Cymru.
"It's a place to relax and some games allow you to work on important life skills."
But experts warn gamers should find a "balance" between playing video games and time away from their screen.
"If you find yourself feeling irritable, tired, angry or frustrated, take a step back," added Ms Jones-Arthur.
"Make sure you're eating right, getting enough sleep and going outside if you can and do in some form of physical activity just so you're not constantly playing games."
Mind also warned gamers against sharing personal information "even if they seem really friendly" while, Parent Zone, an organisation that helps families with digital advice, said there were risks that both parents and young people should understand.
"Understanding the games your child plays - and why - will help you have a better sense of if they are appropriate and safe," said Giles Milton.
"You could do your research online but the best way is often just to ask them to show you - or play with them."
If approved by the full council, the new guidelines would mean cafes would have to provide an unobstructed section of pavement of at least 4.9 ft (1.5m) - with a wider gap necessary in high footfall areas.
Businesses which broke the rules would face enforcement action after two, rather than the current three, warning notices.
Councillors were told an initial assessment suggested 27 out of 114 existing licence-holders would not be permitted any pavement cafe area.
A further 30 businesses had been identified which might be allowed to retain a reduced pavement cafe area, a report to councillors said.
Disability campaigners in the city have said the growth in pavement cafes has made access difficult
Councillors had been urged by businesses to consider less stringent options.
Carl Alsop, from York's Business Improvement District, said the city had to react to the needs of people with disabilities, but this should not come at the "detriment of the businesses".
He said many hospitality venues relied on the increased revenue from outdoor eating areas and warned there was a "real possibility" of businesses closing.
The landlord of the Blue Bell on Fossgate, John Pybus, said soaring costs meant income generated during the summer from outdoor sales was essential.
"You will by stealth take away the vast majority of the pavement licences and the ability of hospitality businesses to trade viably through the winter," he told the meeting.
Disability campaigner Flick Williams told councillors the key to the success of the new policy would be enforcement.
The 4.9ft (1.5m) gap had been in original guidelines but it had been ignored, she added.
Patients prescribed heating as part of health trial
By Rebecca Wearn & Colletta Smith
BBC Cost of Living reporters
Doctors are prescribing heating to patients with conditions that get worse in the cold as part of a health trial.
The Warm Home Prescription pilot paid to heat the homes of 28 low-income patients to avoid the cost of hospital care if they became more ill.
The trial achieved such good results it is being expanded to 1,150 homes.
Michelle Davis, who has arthritis and serious pulmonary illness, had her energy bills paid for and said the difference was "mind-blowing".
Energy costs have soared in part because the war in Ukraine has reduced supplies of Russian gas. The government has stepped in to cap prices but it still means bills for a typical household will go up to £3,000 from April.
The mum-of-two teenage daughters took part in trial backed by NHS Gloucestershire between December 2021 and March 2022 when she didn't pay a penny to keep her home warm and bright and charge her mobility scooter.
"When the weather turns cold, I tend to seize up," she told the BBC. "It's very painful, my joints ache and my bones are like hot pokers."
In 2020 Ms Davis spent most of the winter in bed, trying to keep warm and was admitted to hospital with pneumonia and pleurisy. But not in winter 2021.
"You're not stuck in bed, you're not going to hospital, my children were able to have a life, they were able to go out and play and get cold," she said.
She welled up as she described being able to warm her kids pyjamas on radiators and have a good Christmas. "I was able to be a Mum," she added. "And my kids could be kids, not just carers."
Academics estimate that cold homes cost NHS England £860m a year and that 10,000 people die every year due a cold home. But that research was completed before the current cost of living crisis took hold.
This first trial achieved such good results, that it's being expanded to 150 households in NHS Gloucestershire's area, plus about 1,000 in Aberdeen and Teesside.
Energy Systems Catapult is the organisation behind the pilot. With the backing of GP surgeries and a local energy charity called Severn Wye, NHS social prescribers, who visit those with long-term conditions in their homes, were able to identify people who would benefit.
Dr Matt Lipson helped design the pilot programme and feels like this preventative step is a no-brainer for the health service.
"If we buy the energy people need but can't afford, they can keep warm at home and stay out of hospital," he said. "That would target support to where it's needed, save money overall and take pressure off the health service."
The change in patients was swift: "The NHS were telling us they were seeing a benefit much more quickly than pills and potions," Dr Lipson added. "It was taking days, not weeks and months."
'Saved money and workload'
While Michelle was warm at home, more than 2,000 patients not on the trial but with similar conditions in Gloucestershire fell seriously ill or needed emergency hospital care. This cost local NHS services an estimated £6m.
Dr Hein le Roux's surgery in Churchdown, just outside Gloucester took part.
He said: "Usually we wait until people get sick and then go out and see them, or worse they end up in hospital. But it's actually saved a lot of money for other services and also saved our workload."
It's given Dr le Roux a boost professionally, too. "It was just a fantastic feeling to know you're doing your job properly rather than going to see sick people," he said.
Ms Davis' monthly bill for gas and electricity has crept up to over £250 this year.
"For a disabled Mum on benefits, it's a lot of money," she said. She does not yet know if she'll be able to participate in this winter's trial so she's cutting back to save money.
But even getting one year off has given her respite and headspace to feel healthier: "If everyone was able to have this experience I had, it could really change peoples lives."