Message from Penny Short, Chair of Garvald and Morham Community Council
Do you ever feel lonely, isolated or just want a bit of company? In our rural location loneliness can become a real problem and although we don’t have any official clubs in Garvald or Morham that can help with this issue, there are two currently running in Gifford and I’d like to find out if any residents of Garvald and Morham would be interested in going along to them. The Gifford Lunch Club meets on the 2nd Monday of every month and costs around £7.50 including lunch. The Good Companions Club meets on the third Wednesday of every month and costs around £1 a session which includes refreshments. Both the clubs were set up to be as inclusive as possible but the Good Companions Club in particular is geared more towards older and/or disabled people. I’d like to gauge if any of our residents would be interested in attending either or both of these clubs. I’m told there aren’t many spaces left on the Lunch Club and transport to Gifford isn’t offered as part of membership but if I could get an idea of how many people would be interested in joining these groups we can work from that. So please get in touch with me and let me know your thoughts.
(If you are reading this as an email update, please view this post on the Garvald website if you wish to complete the contact form).