Ryedale Lions are distributing hampers from the Old Weigh in Pickering for Christmas.

30 hampers are being supplied to people suggested by a range of local charities and organisations.

Ryedale Lions have a number of ongoing initiatives to help lonely and isolated individuals and reach out to those in need.

Ryedale Lions Chair of Fundraising, Frank Hayward, said: " We are delighted to be able to help local people at this special time of year whilst supporting a local business at the same time

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