FUNERAL directors from Halesowen brought a smile to the faces of children in Russells Hall Hospital by giving them Easter eggs.

Halesowen and District Funeral Directors, of Hagley Road, collected 89 chocolate eggs from colleagues, clients, businesses and other visitors to their funeral home.

Director Gary Minott, said: “We would like to thank everyone in the local community that donated a chocolate gift to our appeal and helped us to make Easter a happier time for children who could not be at home with their family.”