NORTH Essex residents are being invited to stand to become a governor at North Essex Partnership mental health trust.

The trust is looking for three Braintree governors, two from Colchester, two from Suffolk and one from Tendring.

Those who win the election will help shape mental health services in Essex by raising awareness and attending meetings and events.

To get a nomination form, call 0208 889 9203 or email before noon on Monday, February 17.