A series of free courses for those suffering from arthritis begins in Watford on Tuesday, April 8.

The sessions run by the charity Arthritis Care will be held on each Tuesday from 1pm until 3.30pm for six weeks.

The "Challenging Arthritis" workshops aim to give sufferers a range of day-to-day skills to help them manage the condition better.

Those who attend will learn pain management techniques, how to follow a healthy diet and exercise, relaxation techniques, confidence building and action planning.

To book a place or to find out more call 0845 650 4400 or email courses@arthritiscare.org.uk. The venue for each course will be provided on booking.