A SUPPORT group for carers of people with mental illnesses or addiction is being launched in Newton Aycliffe.

The group, run by the Sedgefield Locality Carers Centre, will commenced on Wednesday, October 29, at the Coffee Bean cafe, in Newton Aycliffe Leisure Centre, from 10am to noon.

The group will meet on the last Wednesday of every month and will offer people a chance to meet other carers and share their ideas and experiences.

Speakers will be arranged at carers' request and all carers are welcome to take part.

For more information contact the centre on (01325) 313123.