Sister Rita to the Rescue

December 2016
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December 11, 2015

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Sister Rita steps up her mission to improve the lives of people in the community who need help, as the run-up to Christmas provides new challenges and opportunities to make a difference. A regular visitor to the Lalley Centre has a welcome change in his fortunes, and Sister Rita marks her 50th year as a nun in a characteristically unusual way. As the team comes together to mark its achievements, there's a final push to spread some festive cheer throughout the area.
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December 10, 2015

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December 10, 2015 of the TV-show Sister Rita to the Rescue was broadcast by BBC1 on Thursday 8 December 2016 at 11:00.
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December 9, 2015

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As she celebrates her 50th year as a nun, Sister Rita battles to resolve the sort of issues seen in hundreds of neighbourhoods across the country, cutting through the red tape to sort things in her own unique way.
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December 8, 2015

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Observational series following no-nonsense nun Sister Rita and her team at their drop-in centre in one of the poorest parts of Manchester, offering advice and support to those who don't know where else to turn for help.
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December 7, 2015

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Series following a unique troubleshooter as she battles to improve the lives of residents of one of the poorest parts of Manchester. Sister Rita's unusual approach has given her a reputation for being able to take on any problem. The issues she and her team tackle - whether troubles with benefits, debt, or finding work - are replicated in countless communities across the country.
November 2016
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November 4, 2016

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In the last of the series, Sister Rita organises a huge community celebration and harvest festival to mark the completion of the allotment. But just as it looks like the ambitious project is finished, new obstacles - including the arrival of some hungry neighbourhood rabbits - could scupper things at the last minute. Sister Rita also gets her hands dirty as she encourages a team of locals to clean up the area around the shops she hopes to revitalise. And, as she launches even more ways of rally...
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November 3, 2016

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Sister Rita seizes the opportunity to transform the life of one of her own volunteers when she is offered the chance to run free training that could lead to a valuable qualification. Sister Rita also takes some of the community on their first ever trip to the seaside, giving them a longed-for opportunity to paddle on the beach. Plus, when Sister Rita is invited to open a food bank in Edinburgh, she picks up some tips on how to crack down on any abuse of the one back at the Lalley. And, as her t...
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November 2, 2016

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Sister Rita makes it her mission to show the locals how to eat well on a budget and launches a cookery course to help them make the most of what they get from the food bank, using ingredients from the allotment. Also, as Sister Rita tries to help one of the regular visitors to the Lalley tackle his debt, she has to keep him away from a dangerous situation. And, as she catches up with old friends at her convent, she reveals how a struggle of her own has helped shape the determination that has mo...
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November 1, 2016

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Sister Rita hatches an ambitious new plan to revitalise the abandoned shops next to the food bank. But as it becomes clear that things won't be as easy as she had hoped, has the redoubtable nun finally bitten off more than she can chew? Also, an unexpected water shortage causes a new crisis at the allotment, and a couple under pressure discovers that volunteering to help opens up opportunities they had never imagined.
October 2016
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October 31, 2016

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Sister Rita's plans to create a community allotment to supply fresh produce for the food bank are threatened when she can't find enough volunteers to muck in. And, as the nun and her team deliver help to whoever needs it most, they are overwhelmed by some unexpected displays of generosity. She also calls on Manchester City Football Club, when she meets a woman who urgently needs new furniture, and a woman struggling with benefits gets a fresh start.
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