Ham­pers given to res­i­dents af­ter mo­bil­ity scoot­ers stolen

The Peterborough Evening Telegraph - - Your News -

Two res­i­dents from Martin Courthavere­ceived­food­ham­pers from their nearby Tesco store as a pick-me-up af­ter their mo­bil­ity scoot­ers were stolen.

Wil­liam Oak and Nor­man Cooke had their scoot­ers stolen on Au­gust 13 and now strug­gle to get out.

The­ham­per­swere­pro­vided by Tesco Wer­ring­ton and were pre­sented by Sue Lane, the Com­mu­nity Cham­pion, who said: “Nor­man and Wil­liam were­over­whelmed­with their ham­pers, Nor­man had a few tears of joy. They were very grate­ful for whattheyre­ceived as it wasn’t ex­pected.

“The team at Tesco Wer­ring­ton were happy to help.”

Team­mem­bers­fromTesco were at Martin Court af­ter part­ner­ing­with­thePeter­bor­ough Open Awards Cen­tre to trans­form the gar­den space on of­fer to the res­i­dents.

Sue added: “We have brought all the equip­ment and items we need for the project so we can help make it nice for the res­i­dents.

“It is nice as a store to get out into the com­mu­nity to help peo­ple who need it, es­pe­cially as they are reg­u­lar cus­tomers.

Peter­bor­ough boxer Cello Renda also turned up to help and said: “I think it is very im­por­tant to give back to the com­mu­nity. TheNa­tion­alCi­ti­zen­sSer­vice­haveal­so­cometo help an­dit is nice to see young peo­ple play­ing bingo with the res­i­dents and help­ing out in the gar­den.”

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