DROP-IN sessions for older teenagers who are looking either for work, college or training opportunities are to take place.

The service, aimed at people aged 16 to 19 and their parents, takes place at the One Point children’s centre in Stanley.

Durham County Council is organising the new sessions which take place between 1pm and 3pm every other Wednesday, Advisers and family workers will be available to offer advice on applying for jobs, apprenticeships and training, including help with CVs and job searches.

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Nick Jobson, personal adviser, said: “We can provide impartial information, advice and guidance on local education, apprenticeships, training and career opportunities as well as assisting with job applications.”

For further information or to book a place, please call 03000 266 150.