A HIV charity is holding a fundraiser this month - and is also celebrating appointing new patron Lord Rennard.

Baron Rennard of Wavertree recently joined MEP Richard Howitt, CJ de Mooi and James Wharton as a patron of The Crescent.

The charity based in Russell Avenue is holding a traditional open house and garden party on Sunday, September 21 with all money go to The Crescent Support Group.

The event will run from 2pm until 6pm.