A FOOD hygiene course is being held next month in Middlesbrough.

The sessions are on Friday, June 22 and 29 at Easterside Community Hub and are aimed at those about to start work or already employed in the catering, care or hospitality industries.

Subjects covered include food safety management, food poisoning control, cleaning and disinfection, food pests and the role of the food handler in keeping food safe.

The course is free to those on means-tested benefits or £33.

For more information, call 0300 303 3464.