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Community / Free Christmas dinner delivery to return

From left to right: Alison Beattie, Brenda Moar. Photo: SIC

A SCHEME offering free Christmas dinner for those needing a little extra help this winter is due to expand this year.

The initiative, first launched last year, will now include households in Scalloway as well as Lerwick.

Sound Primary School’s very own festive elves Alison Beattie and Brenda Moar will again be cooking up a full turkey dinner with all the trimmings for delivery to local households on Christmas Day, free of charge.

They are volunteering their time to help out the community.

Anyone interested in receiving a meal should call 01595 744000 before Friday 9 December.

Meanwhile Shetland Islands Council said anyone struggling with finances, bills, food or mental health and wellbeing can visit the cost of living pages on its website or call 0800 030 8780 to find out more about the support available.

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