A MARSDEN woman who is in constant pain but still manages to look after her two young grandchildren has had a Christmas wish granted.
Jill Livingstone, of Dirker Drive, deserved a special reward after a difficult year, according to her sister Frances Taylor, who nominated her for the Examiner's Christmas Wish Campaign.
Mrs Taylor, of Brougham Road, said: "Jill has regular injections for severe back pain and is having hospital treatment for thyroid problems.
"On top of this she and her husband Roger are looking after their two young grandchildren because of family problems. They are struggling but she still manages to smile."
Huddersfield Pendragon Round Table decided Mr and Mrs Livingstone deserved one of their special festive hampers to help make Christmas time a little easier.
It has already handed out about 80 hampers packed with food and festive goodies to senior citizens and needy families in the Huddersfield area this Christmas.
Mrs Livingstone, 48, said it had been a difficult 12 months which started with the death of her mother. Then she and her 51-year-old husband took in their grandchildren, a girl aged five and boy aged two.
"The hamper was lovely, packed full of fancy foods. We had plenty for Christmas and it will also last us well into the new year," she said.