Santa’s hat has surprise

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keep an eye out for Santa’s hat today and you could find something quite special inside it.

Children’s charity SAFE@LAST has joined with local band Blind Drivers to give South Yorkshire residents an early Christmas present.

Four songs from the band’s latest album are featured on 50 CDs that will be dropped in different locations across South Yorkshire today.

The CDs will be hidden in Santa hats and left at Parkgate retail park, Rotherham town centre, Lakeside Shopping Centre in Doncaster as well as Fargate, Peace Gardens and the Winter Garden in Sheffield city centre.

The Santa Drop is part of a promotion drive for the new live music event Play Safe which will take place on Friday March 9 next year.

The Play Safe gig will feature four popular local bands - Kartica, Blind Drivers, Section 60 and The Maji at Plug.

Tickets are £5 in advance and £6 on the door. Advance tickets are available from

All funds raised will support SAFE@LAST’s work with vulnerable young people.