Volunteers have given up nearly 10,000 hours to support people with sight or hearing loss in the Scottish Borders.
They help-out a Galashiels based charity that provides a services for people with visual impairments, and information and equipment to people needing hearing aids.
The volunteers have now been recognised for the life-changing work they do.
Jenny Longden has this report.
Find out how you could volunteer here
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