THE former Winchester and District Mencap Society is looking for volunteers to help with a new scheme.

Now known as Winchester Go LD, the group has asked for helping hands as it looks to purchase a new smoothie bike in a bid to help provide valuable training.

The charity, which supports people with learning difficulties, plans to buy the bike to offer a mobile cool drinks service at numerous events throughout the summer. Members hope it will help to develop social and work-related skills, boost self-confidence and promote independence.

The bike has been funded through donations and the annual quiz night, organised by the charity’s fundraising committee.

The charity, which was relaunched with its new name in March, is based at Winchester Discovery Centre and is looking for anyone who is retired or looking for general work experience.

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