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Soup and a Smile

This week, Gifford Community Council trialled their new 'Soup and a Smile' delivery. Our volunteers delivered hot lentil soup, a buttered roll and a fruit scone - all made by Lanterne Rouge Legend Nicola Goddard - to households where there is an older resident living alone. It's one day a week where residents will have their lunch made for them. There's no charge.


The feedback is already very positive! If you know someone in the village who might benefit please contact chairgiffordcc@gmail.com with details and we can make contact with them directly.


We're so grateful to Nicola for her support for this, and to our first fabulous delivery team - Ailsa, Morven and Wendy!


Pic shows Ailsa (left) and Nic - both definitely smiling under the face coverings!




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nicol353740
Aug 27, 2020

I was born and brought up in Gifford, did Primary School there under David and Annie Neilson. He was in the forces when appointed and she came and ran the school till he came back. Gifford was a lively place with Girl Guides, Brownies, a very active Women s Guild a busy golf course a railway station... with maybe one train a week!!!.... with the Bluebell woods on one side and the Primrose woods on another and brambles and crabapples galore and wild srawberries (mouthwatering even to remember them ) especially on the banks of the railway line, near Broadwood side , where my school friends lived. The war memorial on the lawn in front of the churc…

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