By ANISAH ARIF

Foster families in the Bradford district will enjoy a special screening of Mary Poppins Returns this Christmas season.

The University of Bradford has sponsored a screening of the new Mary Poppins film at Cineworld Bradford.

Around 300 people will enjoy the film along with refreshments and a selection box paid for by the University.

Councillor Adrian Farley, Bradford Council’s Executive Member for Children and Families, said: “We are extremely grateful to the University of Bradford for their support in funding this special screening. It will be a great chance for our foster families to get together and have fun this Christmas”.

Professor Brian Cantor, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Bradford said: “I am pleased that the University has been able to help provide these families with a cinema trip and selection box and I hope they all have a great time”.

The University also provided gift cards for care leavers at a special Christmas meal last week and will be sponsoring an exclusive Bounce Planet sessions for foster families which includes refreshments and other activities in the New Year.