TO welcome in Spring, Ilkley Moornotes Choir is holding a burst of 60 minutes of uplifting songs in All Saints Church, Ilkley, on Saturday, March 23 starting at 7.30pm.

"We have chosen a programme of songs with a focus on fun, warmth and positivity," says Kate Stevens, choir leader. "We love to share our love of singing with our local community and after a long winter, come and enjoy the uplifting power of song.

"There are no tickets for this concert - so just come along. Donations are welcome and all profits will go to three chosen charities – Outside the Box, Shelter and The Amos Trust."