Tag: christmas

Santa rides to deliver presents to children with disabilities in LS10

Disability Familes of Middleton is a small charity run by local ladies, led by Chrissy Thornton from Middleton. Today (20 December 2020) they have delivered presents to all the families they support in Middleton, Belle Isle and surrounding areas. They had the help of two local teenagers who used their

Patients reminded to plan ahead to stay well over Christmas and New Year

With Christmas fast approaching, NHS Leeds Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is advising patients not to leave it too late to order or collect repeat prescriptions. Local pharmacies and GP practices may have reduced opening times or be closed over the bank holiday period. This means it is important that anyone

New-look Lantern Festival lights up the community

Last Saturday (12 December 2020) saw LS11 residents out in (socially-distant) numbers, to enjoy the spectacle of Christmas carols and festive cheer blasting out from an illuminated open-top bus and bicycle procession – as a Covid-safe alternative to the popular annual Lantern Festival. Over two hours, the bus wove its

Community rallies to bring Christmas cheer to Hunslet Moor

Volunteer elves in Hunslet Moor braved heaving rain last Sunday (13 December 2020) to help Father Christmas deliver gift hampers to 124 children around the Longroyds and Garnets neighbourhoods. The project was the brainchild of members of the Friends of Hunslet Moor, to inject some Christmas cheer and spirit into