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Independent News UK 29-10-2020

Will Santa be able to travel this Christmas? Doctor makes prediction.

"Christmas will be unlike any other this year, but good boys and girls can rest assured that Santa Claus will still visit after he was cleared by a doctor to fly across the world to deliver presents"

Professor Emer Shelley, the dean of the Faculty of Public Health Medicine at the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland, said travel restrictions would not apply to Father Christmas and he can visit as usual, even if people have to have smaller family gatherings.

Source & Full story  https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/santa-christmas-coronavirus-pandemic-doctor-travel-restrictions-lockdown-b1423426.html

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Reader's letter: Santa is still writing to children in need this Christmas

Published by; The News and Star with Cumberland News

11-11-2020

By; Erin Gaskell 

I notice each year more efforts to make the Santa Claus/ Father Christmas experience more inclusive and here is another excellent example of going the extra mile. Simply wonderful :)

 

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With the festive season almost upon us, I’m writing to let your readers know that Santa and his elves are getting ready to give children with vision impairment a Christmas treat in the run up to the big day.

Each year, Santa receives millions of letters from children all over the world. To make sure that every child can read his reply, he has teamed up once again with the Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) to make sure his letters are available in accessible formats including braille, audio and large print.

Full story here:  https://www.newsandstar.co.uk/news/18858688.readers-letter-santa-still-writing-children-need-christmas/

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Santa and his helpers training for a virtual Christmas

Channel 5 News 10-11-202

Thought this may be of interest as I know quite a few of you are going virtual this Christmas :)

 

 

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