Make a real difference this Christmas...

Fur Free - PETA
Fur Free - PETA

SO WHAT do you get that ‘difficult to buy for’ pal or relative?

Answer: Nowt.

Instead, splash a few quid out to charity on their behalf – and truly give the feelgood factor.

Peta, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, work tirelessly all year round to help stop unnecessary suffering Head online and make a donation, or splash £10 on a special Peta Present – a gift card for you to personalise and send to your nearest and dearest.

There are four to choose from, each focussing on one of Peta’s main areas of work – stopping animals being used for fur, for food, for experimentation and for entertainment.

Will you choose the Protect a Pig pack, or the Respect for Rats? How about going Barmy for Bears’ or will you ‘Rise Up for Rabbits’?

Recipients will learn how your donation will be used to help save animals’ lives.

Visit and click donate now for details.

> Everyone likes a tipple at Christmas, and whisky is always a nice choice to take the chill off the crisp winter air.

Now, having a quick slurp of the distinctive Bell’s Whisky has become that bit more tempting with the news that the company has joined forces with Help the Heroes to raise £1million.

To get the appeal off to a flying start, limited edition bottles of Bell’s are in stores now, and a percentage from each bottle sold will go to the charity.

Raise a dram to those serving Queen and Country this Yuletide...