RESIDENTS can get their collectibles valued at a free event at Clacton Town Hall.

The valuation, which takes place from 9.30am to 1.30pm on January 14, will see visitors given a free expert valuation by Lockdales.

Items that can be valued include coins, stamps, bank notes, medals and militaria, swords, bayonets, de-activated weapons, gold, silver, watches and clocks.

Other items include cigarette cards, postcards, pre-1960 sports programmes and tickets, antiquarian books, maps documents and ephemera, scientific instruments and antiques.