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Santa will be heading to Cotton Court this week for the 2021 Christmas appeal

The appeal of the Cotton Court has been very successful in previous years

A Preston business center welcomes Santa Claus this week as part of an annual Christmas gift appeal.


Cotton Court Business Center has worked with Barnardo’s for the past nine years on the Christmas gift appeal.

Father Christmas will arrive at the center tomorrow (Wednesday December 15), from 4 p.m. to 6.30 p.m. (reservation not required).

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Cotton Court Father Christmas Tour

The center organized the event to encourage parents to bring their youngest children. He also wants people to spread kindness by giving a gift to people less fortunate than themselves.

Donors can bring a gift to the Church Street Business Center or make a financial donation through a dedicated JustGiving page so that Barnardo’s Lancashire Services staff can purchase gifts.

The service supports people through adolescence and adulthood, and it is often the older age group that struggles for gift giving.

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Choosing suitable gifts for the elderly can be difficult, which is why the business center has compiled a list of recommended items to help supporters.

The public can help the appeal reach its goal by donating an unwrapped gift for a child, teenager or young adult at the Cotton Court Business Center reception between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.

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