A new project marking Oban War memorial’s 100 year anniversary in 2020 is about to start and make sure the cenotaph is ready to withstand the next century
Frustrations are growing though with the UK government for ‘dragging its heels’ over processing the mountain of visa applications that will undoubtedly be piling up on civil servants’ desks – each one will be a desperate plea for safety and sanctuary.
The befriending service is about offering social support to help people re-connect with their community, get them out socialising and help build up any confidence that might have been lost due to illness. If there’s anyone who can’t get out then a befriender can offer company at home
Receiving a diagnosis of MS can be a shock and the volunteers are there to provide a listening ear and to ensure the person is signposted to the information or support that they need.