The Tameside advertiser launches it's annual toy appeal for children in need in Tameside.
The paper is working with Tameside Council's social services with the aim of collecting enough new and nearly new gifts so every child in Tameside wakes up with a smile on christmas morning.
Emma Lewis from Tameside Council's early help scheme is co-ordinating the appeal and says more families than ever need people's support this year and they are working with a large group of families who need help.
Emma say's "everything that's donated stays in Tameside. The feedback we've had from the families we've supported has been fantastic. They are absolutely overwhelmed".Presents are needed for youngsters of all ages from birth right through to 18 year olds.
Donations can be dropped off "unwrapped" at the following Children's Centres.
Ashton - Rosehill on Rosehill Road,St.Peter's on Trafalgar Square and Waterloo on Store street.
Stalybridge - Ridge Hill on School Crescent.
DUKINFIELD - Yew Tree lane
Mossley - Micklehurst Primary School at the Rowans.
Hyde - Melandra Crescent Hattersley,and Old Road Flowery Fields.
Denton - Linden Road and The Haughton Green centre on Tatton road off Mancuniun Road
Droylsden - Greenside Lane and Fairfield Road.