A FREE information event for carers of people with Multiple Sclerosis takes place on Wednesday February 27 at the Latton Bush Centre, Harlow.

The event is being organised by the East Herts and West Essex branch of the MS Society and includes speakers from Carers' Allowance and Harlow Carers.

Organiser Nancy Burge said: "There will be a full range of free literature on hand, as well as the opportunity to meet other carers in similar circumstances.

"We are a friendly and informal group and welcome new faces as well as those who have attended before."

The event lasts from 7pm to 9pm and people with MS who need to attend with their carers are also welcome. To book a place telephone 07880 828858.