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Text Santa Charity Appeal

ITV's annual Christmas charity appeal to raise funds, and make a difference to the quality of life for vulnerable people is building up steam

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Age UK's Christmas help

If the thought of one Christmas meal leaves you feeling full, then spare a thought for the charity cooking up 40 every day this week.

It's all for the benefit of vulnerable pensioners, some of whom will be alone this festive season.

The lunches - and much more besides - are the work of Age UK in Gloucestershire, one of the charities benefiting from this year's ITV Text Santa appeal.

Richard Payne reports on the help it provides.

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