A GLITZY stretch limo and former Brookside and Hollyoaks actor Philip Olivier featured in a party organised for youngsters from deprived backgrounds.

The Canal Boat Christmas party was held at The View nightclub on Overton Hill in Frodsham.

The excited youngsters had the chance to ride in a limo for the first time as they were whisked to the venue in style.

Apart from TV star Philip adding to the magic of the occasion, Santa was also waiting in his twinkling tinsel decorated grotto.

The event itself was organised by Someone to Care.