This year's 'Mad Hatters' tea party has been hailed the best yet. The annual event is a fun day out for children with long-term illness.
About three hundred people were entertained by popular children's cartoon characters ... along with last year's winners of Britain's Got Talent - Ashleigh and her dog Pudsey, ...and Meridian's very own Fred Dinenage.
The interviewees in the report by Richard Slee are Margaret Lilley, the mother of Rhian; and Gemma Scotney, the mother of Willow.
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Lemurs and Emperor Tamarins at Cotswold Wildlife Park have been joining in the festive spirit.
Lucy has the Christmas Eve forecast for the east of the Meridian region.
Lucy has the Christmas Eve weather for the west of the Meridian region.