Coningsby & Tattershall Lions thank community following toy appeal

Hundreds of presents have been donated towards an appeal across Tattershall and Coningsby to ensure everyone has a gift to open on Christmas Day.
Barnes Wallis students with their donated gifts.Barnes Wallis students with their donated gifts.
Barnes Wallis students with their donated gifts.

Coningsby & Tattershall’s Lions have expressed their thanks to the community following their annual successful Christmas Toy, Gift and Festive Goodies collection.

A staggering four car loads were collected from various residents, businesses and community groups and taken to be shared to local charity Horncastle Children's LinksBarnes Wallis Academy collected more 100 gifts alone, while Holy Trinity primary school in Tattershall and Coningsby St Michael's also donated gifts.Tattershall Farm Park donated two car loads of gifts and stocking fillers for the Lions appeal, while the Coop’s Tattershall branch donated home made giftsGifts were either dropped off at Tracey at the Cutting Cupboard, Lions Den or delivered to a Lions house or collected.Club President Lion Peter Green has extended his thanks to everyone in the localcommunity who has supported this Appeal.

He said: “Our Club has also distributed gifts to families referred to us or knownto us and who we have been supporting throughout the year“Everyone has been so incredibly generous and kind and no doubt therewill be more than a welcome Christmas surprise for many other children and families in our area this year.”