Torfaen council and the Gateway Credit Union are offering new start-ups a business loan to help them get up and running.

Start-ups can access a loan of up to £1,500 to be paid back over two years. Businesses that have been trading for up to a year are also eligible.

Anyone wanting to find out more can attend a drop in session at Pontypool Indoor Market on Thursday, May 17, from 4pm until 6pm.

Organisations such as the Prince’s Trust and Business Wales will also be on hand to offer advice.

For further details contact or call 01633 648306.