A charity is hosting information stands for pensioners to learn about available benefits.

Age UK Venues across Blackburn and Darwen will host the stands in the upcoming weeks.

They will featuring details about Age UK's services and potential claims for those of pension age.

The stalls will open at Darwen Market on June 21, Blackburn Market on June 28, Barbara Castle Way Health Centre on July 2, and Darwen Health Centre on July 9, all running from 9.30am to 2-2.30pm.

Vicky Shepherd, chief executive of Age UK Blackburn with Darwen, said: "Many older people rule themselves out of checking what they may be entitled to, but we would advise anyone of pension age to come and have a conversation with us as they may be surprised at what they are entitled to."

For more details ring 01254 266620.