A FREE careers advice event for young people in Somerset takes place next Wednesday (October 16).

The One Step Foundation Somerset Careers Fair aimed at 12- to 18-yearolds will be held at Junction 24 in North Petherton.

The event, from noon-8pm, will offer expert advice on next steps in education and the world of work, and parents are welcome.

Eighty exhibitors include colleges, universities, gap year travel and volunteering organisations, employers, the Armed Forces, banking experts, charities, student transport groups and training companies