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Moor Market stall holders get into Christmas spirit

Stall holders at Sheffield Moor Market were in festive mood at the weekend as they put on fancy dress costumes to raise money for Mission Christmas the largest annual Christmas toy appeal in the UK. In 2015 the appeal generated upwards of £13 million pounds in gifts and donations which were distributed to more than 300,000 disadvantaged children across the UK. Simon Thake reports for Sheffield Live!

Thousands donate gifts for Operation Christmas Child

Thousands of gifts have been donated by people in South Yorkshire for Samaritan’s Operation Christmas Child. The charity tries to make sure many children living in poverty around the world get a present at Christmas. The public have dropped shoe boxes full of presents off at a number of locations, and now they are being sorted and packed. We sent our reporter, Kathryn Smiles, along to an industrial unit in Handsworth to find out more.