Borders sensory service supported by volunteers

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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Volunteers help Borders sensory service

People with sight and hearing loss in the Scottish Borders are volunteering to help others in a similar situation. Nearly 60 people volunteer for BLISS, a Galashiels based sensory service that provides counselling, information and advice.