TRAFFORD Council wants to hear from people, who either live, work or use health or social care services in the borough, who want to join a new health watchdog.

Healthwatch Trafford will be an independent health and social care consumer champion.

Building on the work of Trafford LINk, the Council is looking to recruit board members to represent all residents.

Each local authority must have an independent Healthwatch organisation set up by April 2013.

For more information or to apply for either role go to Alternatively e-mail or telephone 0161 912 1316 The deadline to apply is January 11.