PEOPLE in Bolton affected by blood cancers now have access to extra support.

Lymphoma Action, the only charity in the UK dedicated to this particular type of blood cancer, has a support group in Bolton running from Tuesday November 5.

The group, which will meet on the first Tuesday of alternate months from 5.30pm to 7pm, anyone affected by a diagnosis of lymphoma, myeloma, leukaemia or any other blood cancer, including friends, family members and colleagues of people with blood cancer.

The support network will run out of The Triangle, New Church in Bolton.

Anyone interested in attending can contact Karen Bonell, who will be running the sessions, on 07710 393 891 for an informal chat.