A GROUP of 12 people are to be offered the opportunity to take part in a six-month programme to lose weight.

The course, run by Healthy Living, which was a winner at the 2013 Lancashire Telegraph business awards, will give participants the chance to work with a personal trainer and a dietitian three times a week.

Each person will be given health and fitness checks before they start the programme with regular check-ups to monitor their progress.

They will take part in tailor-made fitness activities and have access to community gyms.

Anybody interested in taking part should call 01254 292650 or visit bwdhealthyliving.co.uk.

The closing date for applications is January 24.