A VETERAN charity masquerade ball will be taking place next month to help raise vital funds for Ukraine.

The evening will include live entertainment, a three-course meal, bubbly on arrival, a raffle, and an auction.

It comes as former soldier Ryan Yates from Bromley Cross, has been spending his time in Bolton and Ukraine with special permission to deliver sought after medical supplies, including first aid to frontline soldiers.

Bolton ex soldier needs the help of Bolton to deliver medical supplies to Ukraine

He has carried out his duties along with his community group, Veterans Army.

The ball will take place at Bolton Masonic Hall, Silverwell Street, Bolton on Saturday April 30 from 7pm.

Tickets are £45 per person or £400 for a table of 10.

You can donate here, via PayPal, where all proceeds will go to the Veterans Army charity.

The charity is also on the lookout for local business to donate raffle prizes or vouchers.

To buy tickets please contact Debbie Smethurst on Facebook.