AN ALLOA supermarket has been getting into the festive spirit by giving out a variety of gifts in the lead up to Christmas.

The town's Morrisons has been carrying out acts of kindness in the past weeks in a bid to lift people's spirits after a tough year defined by coronavirus.

Christmas trees were sent out to care homes at the Orchard in Tullibody, Beechwood Park in Sauchie and the day care and respite service at Ludgate House in Alloa.

The supermarket's community champion Jayne Lindfield was keen to engage with everyone who had requests and organised 10 festive hampers for Wee County Veterans as well as 25 hampers for elderly residents.

She even spared a thought for the busy Post Office depot in Alloa, sending out biscuits and juice to the workers.

The supermarket also collected and donated dozens of toys to Home-Start Clackmannanshire to make sure every child in the area receives a present this year.

Flowers and chocolates were also handed out in the store itself.

And hundreds of selection boxes of chocolate were taken up to Forth Valley Royal Hospital in Larbert.

Jayne told the Advertiser: “It was quite nice doing it.

“It's been really good, we've got a lot of positive feedback through Facebook from it.

“We are trying to get out into the community, tried to help everybody that's asked this year.”