THE Somerset Skills and Apprenticeships Show is kicking off at 11am today.l

The event plans on giving visitors information on a raft of opportunities available across the region.

From catering to care and everything in between, the show features stalls from a range of apprenticeship and training providers for anyone looking to embark on their dream career - or who fancies a change of direction.

The show runs from 11am until 7pm at Taunton Rugby Club, in Hyde Lane.

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Exhibitors at the event include the UK Hydrographic Office, Bridgwater and Taunton College, Brunelcare, Viridor and Refresco.

County Gazette editor Paul Jones said: "This show is a one-stop shop for anyone seeking the opportunity to pursue their dream career.

"Whether embarking on your working life or looking for a new direction, a mayriad of opportunities will be showcased alongside expert speakers giving an insight into the process and what is on offer."

Check back at 11am for live updates from the event - and click here for more on the exhibitors who will be showcasing opportunities.