ADVICE about losing weight and getting fit is on offer at Leigh Spinning Gate.

The Trim Down Shape Up stand is hoping to encourage people to sign up for to free weight management and fitness sessions supported by Wigan Council as part of National Obesity week.

Trim Down Shape Up is a 12-week programme designed for men while Lose Weight Feel Great is for women.

Free health checks are on offer to residents aged between 40 and 74 from 9.30am to 4.30pm on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday.

Residents are also invited to check their fitness level by making a smoothie with an exercise bike today, Wednesday and Friday.