Christmas wrapping service returns to intu Milton Keynes

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C141024-1 Chi Brent Lodge phot kate''Father Christmas was on hand to greet visitors to the Christmas Market at Brent Lodge.Picture by Kate Shemilt.C141024-1 SUS-141116-122556001
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Wrap your Christmas plans around this charity offer - intu Milton Keynes has teamed up with The Cornerstone Appeal to offer the annual charity gift wrap service.

From November 28 until Christmas Eve, a variety of Milton Keynes-based charities to offer their wrapping skills in return for donations.

All volunteers are taking part in training sessions so they know all the tricks for wrapping gifts of all shapes and sizes – even the most awkward toys.

The service is located on the South Concourse,opposite Caffѐ Italia, from 11am–5pm from Black Friday, November 28 until Sunday, November 30

It then returns for the weekend of December 6-7, and then daily from Saturday, December 13 until Christmas Eve. Hours will increase in the week leading up to Christmas.

Sam Crooks, who runs the annual Cornerstone Christmas Appeal, said: “Cornerstone is delighted to be coordinating this year’s service. I know that people will be as generous as possible to help our local charities.”

Last year, the service saw over 80 volunteers wrap over 3,000 presents and raise a record breaking £8,000 for their charity.

The wrapping service costs £2 for small gifts, £3 for medium gifts and £4 for large gifts. All funds raised are shared among the charities taking part.