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Radcliffe knitters are charity stars

Press Release   •   Oct 11, 2012 12:20 BST

 Members of Radcliffe Library knitting group have been doing their bit to help a nationwide charity.

 Lisa’s Stars was set up in 2010 to help those who lost a child prematurely. It has grown rapidly from supporting just one hospital to many across theUK.

 The knitters handed over their items to Laura Woodhouse,Boltonrepresentative for Lisa’s Stars.

 Laura said “We are really grateful for these wonderful knitted items, and thank the ladies of Radcliffe – and similar groups up and down the country – for their support.”

 There’s no stopping the Radcliffe ladies – they are already working hard knitting hats, gloves, mini Christmas stockings and cuddly toys which will be sent to the armed forces serving abroad via the Support Our Soldiers charity.

 The Radcliffe Library knitting group meets every Thursday from 2pm to 3pm, and welcomes people of all ages and abilities.

 Knitting groups in other libraries:

  • Bury – Mondays, 1-3pm
  • Brandlesholme – Thursdays, 1.30-3.30pm
  • Coronation Road – Thursdays, 10-noon
  • Dumers Lane– Wednesdays, 10-noon
  • Moorside – Tuesdays, 2-4pm
  • Topping Fold – Wednesdays, 5-7pm
  • Whitefield – Tuesdays, 10-11am

 For more details about the Lisa’s Stars charity see http://www.lisasstars.org.uk/

 For information on all library services see www.bury.gov.uk/libraries or follow on www.facebook.com/burylibraries or http://twitter.com/burylibraries

 ENDS

 Press release issued: 11 October 2012.

 icture attached: Laura Woodhouse (seated) of Lisa’s Stars receives the knitted items from (back, left) Radcliffe Knitting Group member Linda Oliver and assistant librarian Julia Taylor.