A charity founded in Dumfries was highlighted in the Scottish Parliament this afternoon.
The Food Train helps older people with their weekly grocery shopping.
Scott McGill is a Project Manger for Food Train in Dumfries who travelled to Holyrood today to watch the debate.
'We've made terrific progress over the last few years in expanding our range of services. We've been listening to customers and they've been telling us about social isolation, so a befriending project was set up and that's been doing fantastically well also . The Big Lottery have funded us very recently to provide the service for the next five years and expand it throughout the region and that's what we intend to do. It is a big thrill for food Train that this has been brought to the Scottish Parliament for debate today."
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