Christmas News
Ray plays Santa at children’s hospital

Ray plays Santa at children’s hospital

Bellshill charity champion Ray Mitchell has handed over toys worth £1,000 to brighten up Christmas for sick youngsters.

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Church offers helping hand at Christmas

Church offers helping hand at Christmas

Bellshill’s Liberty Community Church is providing a free meal to anyone facing difficulties at Christmas.

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Stars of the small screen

Stars of the small screen

Pupils from Muirhouse Primary will join Doctor Who, Maigret and Elsa and Anna as stars of the small screen this Christmas Day.

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Helping the homeless and lonely at Christmas

Helping the homeless and lonely at Christmas

An Uddingston cafe owner is throwing open her doors to the homeless and lonely this Christmas Day.

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Band’s Christmas single will aid Syrian relief effort

Band’s Christmas single will aid Syrian relief effort

Lanarkshire band December have shown true Christmas spirit by recording a single to help victims of the war in Syria.

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Annual collection to help feed the hungry

Annual collection to help feed the hungry

The Tesco stores in Bellshill and Uddingston have been supporting the ninth annual winter ‘Neighbourhood Food Collection’.

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‘The Hoose’ gets a makeover

‘The Hoose’ gets a makeover

Virgin Media staff in Bellshill have been entering into the spirit of the season.

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Imogen helps the council send season’s greetings

Imogen helps the council send season’s greetings

Taylor High pupil Imogen Collins has been using her artistic talents to bring a splash of colour to North Lanarkshire Council’s Christmas cards.

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Foodbanks are not the end of the chain

Foodbanks are not the end of the chain

Basics Foodbank (North Lanarkshire) was founded in 2007 and currently operates in Motherwell, Wishaw, Airdrie and Viewpark.

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Church hits right note with free Christmas meal

Church hits right note with free Christmas meal

Members of Bellshill’s Liberty Community Church are showing the true Christmas spirit by hosting a dinner for people struggling with problems during the festive season.

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