Pupils from Letchworth and Stevenage give Christmas cards to old folk who live alone

Woolenwick Infants' School in Stevenage delivered homemade Christmas cards to Tabor Court in Letchwo

Woolenwick Infants' School in Stevenage delivered homemade Christmas cards to Tabor Court in Letchworth on Thursday. - Credit: Archant

Pupils from primary schools across Hertfordshire have been getting creative to make Christmas cards for old folk who live alone.

Woolenwick Infants' School in Stevenage delivered homemade Christmas cards to Tabor Court in Letchwo

Woolenwick Infants' School in Stevenage delivered homemade Christmas cards to Tabor Court in Letchworth on Thursday. - Credit: Archant

And the youngsters – including those from Icknield Infant and Nursery School in Letchworth and Stevenage’s Letchmore Infants’ School, Longmeadow Primary School and Woolenwick Infants’ School – presented their Christmas creations to grateful recipients to mark the festive season.

The scheme – run by Herts County Council in partnership with the Hertfordshire Independent Living Service – has seen 4,000 primary school pupils making cards for the county’s meals on wheels clients.

Councillor Colette Wyatt-Lowe, responsible for adult care at County Hall, said: “This is such a heart-warming initiative, which highlights the very sad but very real issues of loneliness and isolation.

“This Christmas I would urge everyone to take time out of their busy schedules to drop in on elderly or vulnerable neighbours, to make sure they are warm and well.”

Woolenwick Infants' School in Stevenage delivered homemade Christmas cards to Tabor Court in Letchwo

Woolenwick Infants' School in Stevenage delivered homemade Christmas cards to Tabor Court in Letchworth on Thursday. - Credit: Archant

Woolenwick Infants' School in Stevenage delivered homemade Christmas cards to Tabor Court in Letchwo

Woolenwick Infants' School in Stevenage delivered homemade Christmas cards to Tabor Court in Letchworth on Thursday. - Credit: Archant


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