A NEW support group has been set up to help sufferers of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in Highbridge and Burnham-on-Sea.

Highbridge and Burnham COPD group will meet on the second Monday of every month at Southwell House, in Highbridge, from 2pm to 4pm.

At the group, sufferers can learn more about the condition and get advice from local professionals.

The group’s first meeting is on Monday, June 11 and is free to attend.

For more information call community agent Steve Ballinger on 07746 340541 or call village agent Kim Wilcox on 07943555519.