THE British Red Cross is inviting people in Bridgwater to learn simple first aid skills which could make all the difference in an emergency.

A short two-hour course will be held between 7pm and 9pm on Tuesday, May 22, at the Red Cross centre, Salmon Parade.

The course looks at what to do if someone is choking, unconscious or bleeding, and how to treat a burn or fracture to costs £15.

To book a place on any of the courses, please call The Training Department on 01392 353284 or email