Free respite for carers offered

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OLDER people on low incomes can apply for free respite.

The charity NBFA Assisting the Elderly has 100 spaces available on the five-day trip to Eastbourne, on which it will foot the bill for accommodation, coach travel, food and entertainment.

Eligible applicants are 65 years and over, living on £197 and under per week – and have not had a holiday recently.

Visit or call 020 7828 0200 for more information.