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Can you find Lenny's Christmas Tree?
Lenny has been a busy boy, he recently reached
his target to get £16k for his new electric
wheelchair. Lenny sends a big "THANK YOU" to
Lenny has a condition, "Duchenne Muscular
Dystrophy" DMD, a life-limiting condition, which
will cause his muscles to degenerate and stop
functioning. There is currently no cure for this
Lenny will need an electric wheelchair in the near
future, and to raise funds he has completed:
• A sponsored trike ride around Roundhay Park
• A sponsored walk in the Peak District - he
walked and his mum carried him a short distance.
• A sponsored swim (1 week after he learnt how
• A cinema event, where we watched Super
Mario and the cinema who also did a bake sale for
Lenny. His photos were on the big screens like a
• A santa walk/push
• A couple of our friends walked the three peaks
in a day
• Auctions of watches - Joe Green played a huge
part in this @joeycool on Instagram
• Bake sales
Lenny and his friends fulfilled another ambition
to decorate a Christmas Tree at the Beverley
Christmas Tree Festival, can you find his tree?
When you do, don't forget to vote for it!
The Christmas Tree Festival is a dazzling
celebration of creativity and festive spirit, where
to adorn trees
in a myriad of
ornaments to innovative handmade crafts, and
Lenny's has been decorated in the DMD colours.
Families, schools, and businesses enthusiastically
participate, turning the event into a visual feast
that captivates visitors.
sense of community, as people share their artistic
expressions, creating a magical atmosphere that
marks the beginning of the festive season.
See if you can spot Lenny's tree... if you have a
moment to learn more about Lenny and DMD,
think about the effort he has put into decorating a
Christmas tree for your pleasure and delight.
You can help Lenny fulfil more goals as he
continues on his journey.
Lenny's IG handle: @lifeandhope4lenny
Vote for Lenny's Tree "84"
Lenny's message: "Merry Christmas"
The festival not only spreads joy but also fosters a
Make a date to join in with
Beverley's Christmas activities
The Made in East Yorkshire Christmas Market will lead up to the Festival
of Christmas weekend.
Sponsored by The Beverley Arms Hotel, in its third year, the Made in
East Yorkshire Christmas Market will celebrate the best produce that East
Yorkshire's local businesses have to offer, taking place in Saturday Market
from Wednesday 6th December, to Friday 8th December, 10am-4pm. It
will also include festive entertainment and activities to get everyone in the
On Saturday 9th December the weekly Saturday Market will have a
Christmas theme and the Beverley Festival of Christmas is back on Sunday
10th December 2023, 10am-4pm. The Beverley Festival of Christmas in its
27th year, will see Beverley turn into a Christmas shopping wonderland, with
120 stalls offering everything you need to have yourself a merry Christmas.
Throughout the whole of Beverley you can join in the celebrations, where
Santa and his special reindeer will of course be joining in the and there’s
plenty to keep the whole family entertained with traditional fairground rides,
birds of prey on display, and the sounds of traditional brass bands.
If that isn't enough, Flemingate will entertain everyone with its Festive
Weekend, including American Miniature Horses, Tipi Christmas, live music,
funfair rides and a giant snow globe over the weekend from 9am-4pm. Quite
simply there is no better way to get into the Christmas spirit and prepare for
the big day.
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