SUPPORT for people affected by problem gambling is now available in the borough.

A free counselling service has been launced by Beacon Counselling, on behalf of GamCare, as part of Wigan Council's deal to help communities to support each other.

Individuals and their families affected by problem gambling will be offered a free one-to-one, couples and group counselling.

To find out more visit or to use the service contact 0151 321 1099 or the GamCare helpline on 0808 8020 133.