WOMEN'S health and wellbeing will be at the heart of an event in Hayes to celebrate International Women’s Day on March 8.

The free event, run by the Women in the Community Network, will take place at Botwell Leisure Centre between 10am and noon on Friday, March 7.

Free health checks for BMI and blood pressure will be on offer, while local groups will provide legal advice .

The Women in the Community network is a partnership of women’s groups, health services and Hillingdon Council.

It aims to promote healthier lifestyles in the borough for women of all different backgrounds and communities.