MUTUAL support sessions are available for parents and carers of children with autism, organised by an Allerdale based charity.

Bee Unique, an autism charity based at Ghyllhead House, Flimby have organised a series of tea and coffee mornings at venues in Workington, Flimby, Silloth and Flimby.

Meetings have also been set up in Carlisle, Keswick, St Bees, Kendal and Cleator Moor.

Parents and carers are given the chance to spend an hour with people going through the same challenges as them.

Co-founder Nadia Shaw said: “It just allows us to grow the autism community.”

The Hungry Caterpillar is hosting Bee Unique’s Workington meet-up today at 11.30am, next Thursday Wild Zucchini’s Bistro will host one at 10.30am.

Nadia said: “It also enables our charity to support the local businesses.”

Ghyllhead House hosts the coffee morning at 10.30am on Thursday June 24. To find out about the additional support available from Bee Unique around raising a young person with autism visit: to get in touch email: