A LOCAL dementia support service are on the lookout for volunteers.

Barnsley Independent Alzheimer’s and Dementia Support (BIADS) run weekly support groups for those who need it.

They’re asking for volunteers to help their Tuesday activity sessions for just a few hours each week.

A spokesperson said: “These sessions provide various activities for people with dementia and as a volunteer your will provide support, encouragement and companionship on a one-to-one basis.

“Our sessions are held at our BIADS’ Dementia Support Centre on Dean Street, from 1pm until 3pm.

“Please contact us on 280057 if you are interested and we will provide you with more information.”