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MORE than 1,600 school pupils and college students will attend a careers fair to learn about the opportunities on offer.

It will feature around 70 exhibitors including businesses and universities and will cover the main aspects of further education and employment opportunities from retail to social care and engineering to accountancy.

Organised by North Lincolnshire Council, it will also be open to the public from 3.30pm. ‘Get that Job’ workshops will run at 3.30pm, 4.30pm and 5.30pm to boost employability skills.

The event takes place on October 8 at the Forest Pines Hotel near Brigg and free shuttle buses will leave Scunthorpe bus station at 3.30pm and 4.30pm.

To book call 01724 297330 or email to book a place at a workshop or on the shuttle bus.