Listen up!

HELP is on hand for people suffering with sight or hearing impairments at an event later this month.

A bionic ear, free hearing tests and interactive displays will be among the attractions at the Sensory Support Awareness Day, at County Hall, Durham, on Wednesday, March 28 between 9am and 4pm.

The Action for Blind People information bus will also be at Castle Dene Shopping Centre, in Peterlee, on Tuesday, March 27, between 9.30am and 4pm.