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When the team at Whithorn and District Community Bus project heard that the Riverside Centre's minibus was off the road, they immediately stepped aboard to help. The Riverside Centre in Newton Stewart provides vital meals on wheels service across the Machars area to those over 60 years of age and to anyone in need who are self-isolating during the COVID-19 pandemic. With their minibus unavailable they were struggling to meet demand for deliveries. Hazel Smith, from the project tole Dumfries and Galloway Council's Community Bulletin: “we were delighted to help our community by providing the Riverside Centre use of our minibus to allow them to continue their essential service of delivering meals on wheels. We are all so pleased the Whithorn and District Community Bus is out and about helping people across the Machars in these dif cult times.” Susan McCalman, Riverside Centre manager said ”we want to thank the Whithorn and District Community Bus partnership for the use of their minibus and for delivering it to us so quickly.” The Whithorn and District Community Bus project is a partnership between South Machars Community Centre and Whithorn Parent Council. The project was originally funded by Dumfries and Galloway Council's Tackling Poverty Fund to provide a lifeline community service You can download the D&G Bulletin @ https://t.co/uMqcFrt9rQ?amp=1

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