A GROUP of parents delivered some Easter fun to sick children in Larbert over the holiday weekend.

Members of Forth Valley Parents Voices, who are campaigning for a review of the CAMHS service in the central belt, held three events over three days during the extended weekend.

Eileen Martin used to run an events company and brought along a bunny costume for the for the occasion with the group handing out Easter eggs and teddies to people at Strathcarron Hospice and at Forth Valley Royal Hospital.

Following on from a successful Christmas event, the busy weekend started at the hospice's day care unit on Friday.

Saturday saw a collection in Falkirk with lots of youngsters coming along and having fun.

It yielded hundreds of eggs that were taken to the children's ward at the Larbert hospital the next day.

With still treats left over, the group headed up to the dementia unit before handing the last 50 of the eggs out near the main doors of the building.

Eileen said: “We decided we'd go to the front entrance and just basically pass the eggs out to anybody and everybody.

“There was a fair amount of people coming in who looked a bit sad, and it put a wee smile on their face. Some people just laughed and got a picture.”

Everyone was in “good spirits” throughout, with Eileen adding: “Looking back, we met a lot of happy people over the weekend.

“The hospice as well – everybody thinks it's doom and gloom, you can't going in and do these things because you've got to have respect.

“But the patients and families, they just want a bit of normality so to do something like that, just for two minutes, can change how somebody feels for the rest of the day.

Eileen wanted to thank Norah Robertson and Catherine Sneddon for their help.

Anyone interested in joining the campaign group can find Forth Valley Parents Voices on Facebook.