Book your yuletide lunch and support the Community Links and Newham Recorder Christmas Toy Appeal

Newham charity Community Links are staging a Christmas lunch to raise funds for the annual Christmas Toy Appeal run by Links and the Newham Recorder.

The appeal launches in paper and on line next Wednesday as we aim to provide 1,5000 new toys for needy young ones.

Places for the meal on December 15 have to be booked. A meal of soup, turkey main course, ham, roast spuds and sprouts and carrors, parsnips, followed by mince piesor custard and trifle and glass or wine costs �9,or �65 for a table of eight. Veggie options are available. The meals are served from noon to 1.30pm and then from 1.30pm to 3pm.

Phone (020) 7473 9685 or (020) 7473 2270 or e-mail for details.

If you want to stage an event or raise money for the appeal or collect toys, call Links for advice on (020) 7473 2270.

If you want to do your own sponsored swim, forms are available from Links main office in Barking Road, Canning Town, or from the Recorder’s office in High Road, Ilford.

If you want to find out more about the appeal or Links, tour their offices to find out about their fantastic work or offer help for the appeal or help at one of events being staged, please contact Paula Blake on (020) 7473 2270