Age UK Shropshire Telford & Wrekin has put together a list of places in Shropshire offering Christmas lunches for older people.
There is no need to be alone and miss out on the festive cheer this year. Christmas lunch clubs are on offer right across the county at a variety of venues on Christmas Day. The lunch clubs will provide a hot meal and companionship for older people over the festive season.
There are venues in Ludlow, Bridgnorth, Shrewsbury, Oswestry and Telford where you will find a Christmas Day lunch, specifically aimed at older people. The Rotary Club of Whitchurch will also be delivering over 100 lunches on Christmas Day.
Heather Osborne, Chief Executive of Age UK Shropshire Telford & Wrekin, said: ‘For many older people in Shropshire, Christmas Day will be like any other, they won’t see any friends or family; they will have no one to share dinner with and no one to talk to. The Christmas lunch clubs are mainly run by volunteers who recognise there is a need to provide a hot meal and companionship for many lonely older people in Shropshire on Christmas Day. It’s wonderful that so many volunteers want to help older people, not just at this time of year but all year round.’
You will find a list of places offering Christmas Day lunches below or call them on 01743 233 123. Please note the list of venues may be subject to change and booking is required, please contact the venue organiser.