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Festive cheer for vulnerable at Inverness and Nairn churches

By Jamie Hall

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Sarah Murray
Sarah Murray

A NUMBER of events are being held across the Highlands to help prevent loneliness and isolation on Christmas Day.

Rev Sarah Murray and staff at Inverness Cathedral is hosting an open table Christmas lunch in the Old Boys’ School from 1-4pm.

Entry is free and is open to all to help provide comfort to those who are alone or find the festive period difficult.

Ness Bank Church is also hosting its annual festive lunch from 12.30pm.

The three-course meal, with all the trimmings, is being served up for the sixth year in succession.

Anyone interested should call 01463 221812 or attend on the day.

Nairn United Reformed Church is also hosting a meal at 12.30pm for the disadvantaged and those who may be on their own.

Those interested should contact Angela on quinnie@btopenworld.com.

Inverness Caledonian Thistle FC is holding an event for elderly people who may be on their own.

The club is laying on a meal and showing a Christmas film.

Anyone wanting to attend should call Pauline 01463 222880 to book places and arrange transport.

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