A DORCHESTER cafe is showing its support local older people.

The Horse with the Red Umbrella in High West Street is backing the Great Brew Break initiative by raising funds for the Royal Voluntary Service.

The venue is selling handmade tea cosies and mug warmers knitted by volunteers, clients, staff and supporters of the Royal Voluntary Service in Dorset from Monday, until Saturday, May 4. It is one of a series of Great Brew Break events the organisation is holding.

The Royal Voluntary Service is also organising bag packing at local Tesco Stores in Dorchester, Weymouth and Portland on Saturday, May 3 to raise cash for the charity.

To find out more about getting involved in the Great Brew Break visit the website royalvoluntaryservice.org.uk/brewbreak or call 0845 608 0122.