A CAROL service for district healthcare staff takes place next week.

Current and former NHS workers from across Bradford, Airedale, Wharfedale and Craven – along with family and friends – are invited to attend.

The service of readings and carols – which is also open to the public – is being held at Bradford Cathedral next Thursday (Dec 14).

Doors open at 6.30pm and the service starts at 7pm.

Tickets are not required.

Guests will include the Lord Mayor of Bradford, Keighley councillor Abid Hussain.

A spokesman for the Bradford district and Craven clinical commissioning groups said: "This is the third annual NHS carol service.

"It has been very well attended and much enjoyed by everyone who has attended in previous years."