Santa is to take his sleigh round Gregson Green and Hoghton to help stock up Preston’s foodbanks ahead of Christmas.Advertisement
Gregson Green’s ‘Five Gold Gs’ appeal is calling on Prestonians to make donations as Father Christmas rides round the roads.
He’ll be out in his sleigh from 5.30pm on Friday (22 December).
All donations are being passed to support the Calvary Christian Fellowship Foodbank, in Lostock Hall, and the Salvation Army Foodbank in Preston city centre.
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Here’s where Santa will be going and when:
5.30pm – Bournes Row (top of the street)
5.40pm – Bournesfield
5.55pm – The Black Horse
6.00pm – Arrowsmith Drive
6.15pm – Alder Drive
6.25pm – Birch Crescent
6.30pm – Hayfield Avenue
6.45pm – Westfield Drive
6.55pm – Aldersleigh Crescent
7.05pm – Daub Hall Lane
7.15pm – Thornton Drive
7.25pm – Grange Drive
7.35pm – Fox Lane
7.45pm – Methuen Avenue
7.50pm – Mansfield Drive
8.20pm – Gregson Lane
8.30pm – Gregson Lane Community Centre
These are the items the campaign is asking for to be donated:
Tinned meat/fish, Vegetarian products, Rice/Pasta/Spaghetti, Cereal/Cereal bars, Tea/Coffee, Long-life milk, Noodles, Fruit Juice, Sauce jars, Biscuits, Tinned veg, Tinned beans, Pudding/Cakes, Tinned potatoes/packet mash, Soup, Part-baked bread.
Toothbrush, Toothpaste, Tissues, Soap, Shampoo/Conditioner, Shower Gel, Washing Powder, Toilet rolls,Washing-up liquid, Bubble bath.
If you won’t be in during the sleigh procession you can donate at the Old Oak Garage in Hoghton Lane, Clayfields Chemist in Alder Drive, Brindle Gregson Lane Primary School in Bournes Row, Coupe Green Primary School in Coupe Green, Gregson Lane Commuinity Centre at at 321 Gregson Lane (ask for Angela Fowler).