PLACES are available on the popular First Aid for Families course at the South Wye Learning Centre in Hereford.

The course, which starts on October 1, is suitable for any family member who wants to learn some basic first aid techniques and tips for dealing with common conditions such as allergies, epilepsy, asthma and heart disease.

Running for four weeks on Wednesday mornings, the course is free to South Wye residents. Free childcare is also available. Booking is essential. Contact the South Wye Learning Centre on 01432 342075 for more information.