OVER 40 and looking for a new challenge?

Redditch Library, working in partnership with Job Centre Plus, is hosting a job and skills fair aimed at those over the age of 40.

The 'Fuller Working Lives' event will showcase employment, training and volunteering opportunities and will also be useful to people who are considering learning new skills or a wanting to make a career change.

Visitors will be able to meet a mix of employers and other organisations and there will be opportunities to have one to one conversations and get advice on a range of opportunities, from volunteering and training to employment and self- employment.

Worcestershire County Councillor Lucy Hodgson, cabinet member with responsibility for communities, said: “The jobs and skills fair is a great place to broaden your skill set, increase your career prospects, and find out about opportunities available to you."

John Chambers, from Redditch Jobcentre, added: “Redditch Library and the Jobcentre are looking forward to working together again, providing opportunities for local people.”

The fair takes place on Wednesday, October 16 between 10.30am and 1pm at Redditch Library.