CREATIVE residents looking to develop a new hobby as a New Year’s resolution are invited to join an art society in Acton Bridge.

Weaver Vale Art Society was started in November to offer artists informal sessions for painting and drawing in an atmosphere of encouragement and inspiration.

The group meets at Acton Bridge Parish Rooms, in Hill Top Road, from 1pm until 5pm every Monday, and on Tuesday in the last week of the month.

There is a membership fee of £50, payable twice a year, which covers free attendance at every session.

Admission is £3 for prospective members for a trial period of thee consecutive sessions.

For more information search for Weaver Vale Art Society on Facebook, email or ring 01606 74707.