Thirsk school pupils bring Christmas cheer to Friarage
Pupils from Thirsk School have brought a bit of Christmas cheer to patients at the Friarage Hospital.
Year-eight students delivered cards onto the Rutson ward and chatted to patients currently in the Northallerton hospital.
Teacher Emma Dinsdale said: “One of my pupils Hollie Kitchener suggested we do this and I thought it was a lovely idea. It’s just a simple way of giving something back to the local community and we were all happy to get involved.”
Patient David Bielby said: “It was a wonderful surprise, a great idea, and it should be done more often!”
Another patient Kath Walker added: “It’s brilliant and lovely – the first card I’d had this year! It’s so nice for the patients and I’m sure they’ll appreciate it – I know I have!”
Hollie, who was joined by three of her classmates, said: “We just wanted to make them happy and let the patients know someone else is thinking about them.”
The pupils were Hollie Kitchener, Corey Twinn, Chloe Waterworth and Sebastian Rock.