Christmas treat for pensioners

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COMMUNITY workers have organised a Christmas lunch for 50 pensioners.

Woodthorpe Development Trust is holding the event next Monday, December 19, funded by Woodthorpe Tenants’ and Residents’ Association.

The lunch at Woodthorpe TARA, on Ulley Road, will involve managers and staff members from Woodthorpe Development Trust as well as young volunteers. Larry Angel, chairman of Woodthorpe Development Trust, said: “Older people are a big part of this community and it’s our way of recognising their contributions to our past and our future.”

The lunch builds on another successful recent initiative, where the trust and Woodthorpe Primary School and Sheffield Futures to distribute food hampers to pensioners.