Your donations wanted for local food bank

Lydgate Junior School is inviting Crosspool residents to donate chocolates and selection boxes to Crookes food bank in the run-up to Christmas.

You can leave contributions at Cocker & Carr estate agent on Sandygate Road from Monday 14 to Thursday 17 December.

A previous food bank collection by parents and friends of the school collected 662kg of food on one week, enough to make 1,576 meals and feed 137 people.