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Christmas is Coming!

Posted on 25th November 2022 by

The festive period is just around the corner, and we all know what that means; Christmas is coming! We’ve got lots of exciting plans for the next month, read below to find out more.

Christmas Card Competition

We have a long running tradition here at Lorimer, our annual Christmas Card Competition for young people! We are looking forward to receiving this years’ entries and can’t wait to see the creative artwork our children and young people have created.

The competition deadline is Wednesday 30th November 2022, so please be sure to send any Christmas Card entries back to us using the freepost envelope provided by then.

Good luck to everyone who enters!

Children’s Activity Days

It’s almost time for our children’s Christmas activity days and this year we will be visiting two fun locations. Some of our young people, Foster Carers and staff will be heading to Gulliver’s World, to watch a Christmas panto and see Santa. Others will be visiting Ninja Warrior UK to take part in an evening indoor adventure obstacle course.

We hope everyone has a great time and enjoys themselves during the Christmas activity days!

John Lewis Christmas advert

Have you seen the John Lewis Christmas advert yet?

It’s brilliant to see this year’s heart-warming ad focus on care experienced young people; and amazing that such an important message is reaching so many people.

You can find out more about what the John Lewis Partnership are doing to help build happier futures for care experienced young people here:

John Lewis Partnership

And if you would like to find out more about becoming a Foster Carer, visit this page on our website for more information:

The Fostering Roadmap | Fostering Information Hub | Lorimer Fostering

A Warm Welcome

This month we are very pleased to say welcome to Zoe and Tony and also welcome to Mindy and John, who all join the Lorimer family as Foster Carers. We can’t wait to share your fostering journey with you.

Christmas is coming! Welcome

Lorimer Support Group

We’re hosting the next Lorimer Support Group on Tuesday 29th November and all of our fab carers are invited! Come along to our office in Sale to meet fostering friends for mince pies.

There will be a little themed discussion on ‘Behaviour Management Tips’ which we would love you to get involved in.

We hope to see you there!


2 children every minute are expected to contact the NSPCC’s Childline over the Christmas period. Sadly, by the time you have finished reading this sentence; a child will have contacted Childline.

The NSPCC work tirelessly to make sure they’re there for all children every day. Even Christmas Day.

There are lots of different ways you can help and support. Simply check out the NSPCC website to find out more.

Team Goodbyes

In December team Lorimer will say a very sad goodbye to long-standing team members Ash and Angela. Both Ash and Angela have been hugely important in developing Lorimer over the years and will be missed by everyone here.

We would like to take this opportunity to thank them for everything they have done; and wish them all the very best in their futures!

Get in Touch

If you would like to get in touch, you can call, text or WhatsApp Rachael on  07938 575 738; or send an email to If you would prefer us to call you, please submit your details using the form below; and we’ll get back to you soon!

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