AN event to mark World Aids Day is being held in Walthamstow Town Square this week.

It takes place on Friday (November 30) between 10am and 3pm and will feature a variety of information and advice stalls, plus freebies including condoms.

NHS North East London & The City, Waltham Forest Council, the Terrence Higgins Trust and Positive East are among the organisations involved.

World Aids Day, which is designed to promote awareness of the disease and sexual health, is on Saturday (December 1).