Peppa to visit

VISITORS to a Parkgate shopping complex could come face to face with a curly-tailed celebrity next week.

As part of a campaign to raise cash for Tommy’s appeal, larger-than-life cartoon character Peppa Pig will meet and greet young shoppers on August 31, outside the Asda Living store.

The supermarket chain hopes to raise £100,000 for Tommy’s through a campaign running from August 27 to September 16. Parents can support the baby charity by stocking up on their baby essentials with leading baby brands and donating to Tommy’s, to help fund the charity’s research and information programmes.

Tommy’s funds medical research in to pregnancy complications such as stillbirth, miscarriage and premature birth. Peppa will be at Parkgate from 2pm.