HEALTH services in the area will be given the "once over" by the Ramsbottom, Tottington and North Manor Area Board on Tuesday night.

Officers from Bury Primary Care Trust will be giving a presentation about the future of the health service and improvements to local facilities.

A representative from the trading standards team will also be giving a talk on how the department is working to stop the sale of alcohol to those who are underage.

Other issues on the agenda include problems with waste land and derelict grot spots and how they can be transformed with help from Government grants.

There will also be the usual open forum, reports from the councils youth service, police highways and the area coordinator.

Chairman of the area board, Coun Dorothy Gunther said: "This is a busy and varied area board which covers a lot of important issues."

The meeting will take place at 7pm at Christ Church Hall, Walmersely Road. The hall, which is situated behind the church, can be accessed via School Lane.