A group which helps take sick, disabled and elderly people from Keighley on a pilgrimage to southern France has appealed for support.

The Massabielle Group takes parties of pilgrims to Lourdes.

Keighley resident and former deputy head teacher Sean Gilligan, who is a member of the organisation, said: “We take the pilgrims to Lourdes along with a doctor, nurses and carers.

He said people willing to donate can do so by e-mailing him at seanogilligan@gmail.com or calling 01535 603510.