Every year in the town we try and get some help for the Barnardo’s Family Centre kids at Priory Campus.  Hard to imagine that some kids won’t get hardly any presents unless Santa gets a helping hand.  We need 200 (new – not used) presents for kids 0-18 (don’t forget the older ones because it’s easy to buy for the younger ones) which can only come via donations. Barnsley folk have been so generous in the past.  I say Barnsley folk but some much further afield have heard about the party and sent in cheques and that’s great if it’s easier as they’ll buy the toys they need.  The Christmas Community Event will be held on Friday 8th December at Priory Campus and you could either drop your donation in or ring 01226 770619 and they’ll do their best to collect from you.  They’re also collecting items for a tombola to help fundraise within the service.  They’re a good set of people who work their backsides off to give the kids a Christmas.  Please shove something extra in your trolley for them.  You’ll hardly miss the cash but the impact your kindness will have on a child will be bigger than you could imagine.  Thank you.

Cheques to ‘Barnardos’ at Barnardo’s Priory Family Centre, Pontefract Rd, Barnsley, S Yorkshire S71 5PN.  (And if you could drop off a present there, it would save them some time but if you can’t get there, please ring).

Thank you xx