A REUNION for BT workers is taking next week.

On August 17 employees - past and present - from Newport's BT telephone exchange are invited for a reunion at 4pm.

They will meet at Queens Hotel Wetherspoons, on Bridge Street.

Organiser, Mary Lockyer, said: "Everyone is welcome. As far as I'm aware there is a lift inside if anyone cannot use the stairs.

"Don't worry if you think you won't know anyone; we were trained to talk and I can guarantee lots of chatter.

"You're welcome to bring a partner or friend, but please come along."

You can keep up to date with BT workers by joining the Facebook group 'operators reunion.'