VETERANS charity Blue Apple Heroes will be available for one-to-one meetings from the front office of the Gateway every Friday morning.

The joint venture with St Loye's Foundation - North West, which works with veterans for education, welfare, training and employment, will also have access to private rooms.

Veterans can speak to someone between 9.30am and 12.30pm and appointments are not always necessary.

Blue Apple Heroes also hold the weekly drop-in sessions at the Gateway on Sankey Street from 10.30am to 2.30pm every Tuesday for veterans and their families.