Giving out the sunshine

Youngsters with their badges at Leeds Building Society in Blyth.
Youngsters with their badges at Leeds Building Society in Blyth.

Youngsters at a county primary school have been given a sepcial present.

Leeds Building Society and Variety, the Children’s Charity, have given all 70 children at the Dales School in Blyth a Minion badge to celebrate the release of the Minion film.

Deputy head Helen Shaw said: “The children enjoyed the Minions event and the staff from the Blyth branch, very generously, gave us enough Minion badges for every child in school. They were all thrilled.”

Colleen Ettridge, from Variety, the Children’s Charity, added: “The support we receive from Leeds Building Society and its members is valuable in helping Variety meet the special needs of children and to give them the chance to get more out of life.”