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FREE DIY courses are being held.

Portsmouth City Council is allowing an empty flat to be refurbished to teach local people in Wecock DIY skills. It is being run by Acorn Community Centre and Motiv8.

The women’s course is on November 4 from 10am to 1pm. The men’s course is from 4pm on the same day.

Meet at the Acorn Centre, The Kestrals.

Course places are limited so must be booked quickly.

To register you must be over 16. Call (023) 9225 8423.