Hartlepool group has packed line-up of festive events

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Christmas is coming and so is a packed line-up of events for a Hartlepool charity.

The Hartlepool Special Needs Support Group has organised events including a Christmas fair, family night and the annual Christmas jumper week.

It all starts on Saturday, November 26 with a planned shopping extravaganza from 11am to 4pm.

It continues on December 1 when the Park Road-based cause will hold its fair from 12.30pm.

It will last until 3pm and include stalls and a raffle.

Next is the family night which will be held on December 6. It starts at 6pm and includes a Santa’s grotto with festive refreshment.

The next day, a festive refreshments afternoon will be served by the group’s Get Together Club and it will run from 1pm to 3pm. Admission is £2.

The group’s Christmas Jumper Week will run from December 11 to December 16. Organisers would love to hear from businesses willing to get involved in the third annual event.

Anyone who takes part is asked to donate £2 per adult and £1 per woolly for schools and children.

Other December activities include a planned visit to a show on December 21, and taking in a pantomime at the Empire Theatre in Sunderland on December 28.

For further details, interested people should contact Pat Allison on (01429) 863766 or email info@hsnsg.org.uk.