A mobile health unit offering free NHS health checks will be in Maldon until next Sunday, February 23.

It is aimed at those aged 40 to 74 and will assess their risk of developing heart disease, stroke, kidney disease or diabetes.

The unit is run by Anglian Community Enterprise, under contract by Essex County Council.

It is in the car park of Tesco Extra in Fullbridge from 10am-4pm. Appointments are available, but not essential, on 0843 507 3648.