Newport opticians still want coats for charity

DONATE: Forgiven Family Church helpersJane Smith, Lynda Packer, Amier and Asghar Tazmini. (7316518)

DONATE: Forgiven Family Church helpersJane Smith, Lynda Packer, Amier and Asghar Tazmini. (7316518)

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AN APPEAL for unwanted coats which will be donated to the needy this winter is drawing to a close.

Specsavers in High Street, Newport, has collected 150 coats so far for the Forgiven Family Church's Warm Coats from Warm Hearts appeal.

This is the first time that such an initiative has taken place in the Newport area. It has been driven forward by Paul Halliday, who is minister at the Forgiven Family Church and also works as an optical assistant at the local Specsavers store.

Since the beginning of April, the store has been a drop-off point for anyone wishing to donate any unwanted winter coats, which will then offered later in the year to low income families and to those who are homeless.

Collection organisers are now issuing a last call for anyone within the local community who has an old coat that they no longer use or need, to call into the local Specsavers and donate them before the end of June.

Mr Halliday said: ‘We have been overwhelmed by the level of support from the local community so far. We have managed to collect over 150 coats and we desperately need more before the end of June.

“I know that I speak on behalf of everyone at the Forgiven Family Church when I thank the local Specsavers store and all other businesses in the area who have acted as a drop off point for the coats over the last few months.”

Store director, Jason Williams, said: “We are delighted to have been able to get involved with such a great initiative. I think we often forget those within our community who are less fortunate than ourselves.”

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9:05am Sun 20 Jul 14

jackrussell1960 says...

eratus piggott poem. wrote:
ya not wrong boi ya not wrong @ all bobby boi lmao perhaps we should be asking the public - "has anyone see the missing 25 pages of the shopper" toilet mouth gobbler gypo joe should get his glasses on his horrible ugly nose straight for a change an start looking for the missing 25 pages of the shopper!!!! perhaps they been used by the gypsie peeps in star lane??? lmao or wipe me @ss on!!!! free toilet paper with some 25 missing pages ha ha calls for a ROFLMAO wait until the cant sees this!!!! gypo joe the gobbler he hates been called a gobbler mr ****!!!!
If you google Erastus Piggott Poem you'll be seeing your old poem there EP perhaps it is time to get up a poem about Joe? .........dot dot.... Lol

Gypo never has a holiday he cant afford to go on holiday abroad but if he did he would have to get to the airport a few hours before take off because it is not the Bnp or Ukip or Ef who are delaying your flights it is religious nuts who are waging a war against the nation but that fool Gypo J sticks up for the terrorists uman rights and wants Ukip Bnp banned and their members and supporters sent to jail!


Who is the extremist here then?

I wonder how Gypo J would get on under these extremists with his homosexual views? i mean he supports all gay movements in the Uk yet under islam and certain aspects of Islam they dont allow homosexuality!

the POS would come a haley cropper! hehh hehh hehh remember that one folks on one of the locals? yeeee harrrrr! get in!

If Gypo J don,t like been called a gobbler well 2 bad sonny cos you are a gobbler! and its in the archives as well so you can jog on little boy and keep posting on your toilet news and you cant afford to go on hols because then there would be no one posting on the toilet paper! hehh hehh
[quote][p][bold]eratus piggott poem.[/bold] wrote: ya not wrong boi ya not wrong @ all bobby boi lmao perhaps we should be asking the public - "has anyone see the missing 25 pages of the shopper" toilet mouth gobbler gypo joe should get his glasses on his horrible ugly nose straight for a change an start looking for the missing 25 pages of the shopper!!!! perhaps they been used by the gypsie peeps in star lane??? lmao or wipe me @ss on!!!! free toilet paper with some 25 missing pages ha ha calls for a ROFLMAO wait until the cant sees this!!!! gypo joe the gobbler he hates been called a gobbler mr ****!!!![/p][/quote]If you google Erastus Piggott Poem you'll be seeing your old poem there EP perhaps it is time to get up a poem about Joe? .........dot dot.... Lol Gypo never has a holiday he cant afford to go on holiday abroad but if he did he would have to get to the airport a few hours before take off because it is not the Bnp or Ukip or Ef who are delaying your flights it is religious nuts who are waging a war against the nation but that fool Gypo J sticks up for the terrorists uman rights and wants Ukip Bnp banned and their members and supporters sent to jail! Who is the extremist here then? I wonder how Gypo J would get on under these extremists with his homosexual views? i mean he supports all gay movements in the Uk yet under islam and certain aspects of Islam they dont allow homosexuality! the POS would come a haley cropper! hehh hehh hehh remember that one folks on one of the locals? yeeee harrrrr! get in! If Gypo J don,t like been called a gobbler well 2 bad sonny cos you are a gobbler! and its in the archives as well so you can jog on little boy and keep posting on your toilet news and you cant afford to go on hols because then there would be no one posting on the toilet paper! hehh hehh jackrussell1960
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9:08am Sun 20 Jul 14

sayd elmett says...

lol
lol sayd elmett
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