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OLDER people needing help travelling to shops can use a bus service.

The Gosport Older Persons Forum and Gosport Voluntary Action bus will run from December 3.

It leaves from four pick-up points in Gosport and Lee-on-the-Solent – Bury House, in Bury Road, Gosport at 10am, HEDCA, in Elson at 10.15am and Nobes Hall in Bridgemary at 10.30am. The last pick-up place is at Marine Parade West opposite the Bluebird Cafe in Lee-on-the-Solent at 10.45am.

The service to Marks & Spencer in Hedge End costs £5 per person.

Call Gosport Voluntary Action on (023) 9258 3836 to pre-book.