1. ITV Report

'Fabulous' choir brings disabled people together

A charity in Loughborough is bringing people with learning disabilities, dementia and Downs Syndrome together once a week to sing as part of a choir.

They say it's a huge confidence booster and helps people who may be isolated to make new friends.

Every week the John Storer House choir meet in a church hall in Shepshed to sing along to their favourite tunes.

Activity support Worker Angie Whitmore put the choir together after seeing a number of day care facilities close.

She said:

Everyone mixing together makes it a real nice atmosphere.

It's fabulous having everyone at different levels and enjoying themselves.

People come here to be in a social environment, they get to sing with their friends, enjoy a great song, they stand up and perform in front of their friends and peers and just really let their hair down.

– Angie Whitmore - choir founder