Director of Fun launches Rochdale Exchange Christmas grotto in aid of children’s home

SANTA’S grotto was officially launched at Rochdale Exchange, by the shopping centre’s Director of Fun, nine-year-old Sam Doherty. Families visiting the grotto will help raise funds for the Rochdale Moorland Children’s Home, which provides activity breaks for children from difficult backgrounds. Meanwood primary school pupil Sam cut the ribbon to officially welcome Father Christmas to […]

Toy soldier parade helps Santa launch magic castle grotto at Stretford Mall

CHRISTMAS shopping was given a new twist when a battalion of toy soldiers went on parade at Stretford Mall. Colourful characters led children, and some adults, on a march around the shopping centre, as families joined in a mission to find Santa Claus in his ‘magic castle’. The Toy Soldiers Training session heralded the official […]