People are being invited to try a game of walking football in Burntwood.

The sessions – led by an FA qualified coach – take place on Tuesday afternoons at the town’s leisure centre.

Councillor Andy Smith, Lichfield District Council’s Cabinet member for leisure, said: “Taking part is a great way to meet others, stay active and play a team sport at a more moderate pace.

“Although aimed at people over 50, anyone can get involved and play as it’s a fantastic way for beginners to exercise to start building up their stamina.”

The session run on Tuesdays from 1pm to 2pm and cost £2.50. For more details contact Burntwood Leisure Centre on 01543 308810.

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