THE THOMAS Davidson Trust presented Girvan Age Concern with a plaque in recognition of the funding provided to the charity.

On Friday, March 2 the plaque was unveiled at the headquarters by the trust which acts as a benefactor by providing funding for those who meet the criteria.

Davy Gilmartin of Girvan Age Concern, said: “We are delighted to have been given this from the Trust.”

The money will be used to benefit the elderly of Girvan and District.

Cllr Alec Clark said: “The Thomas Davidson Trust was set up many years ago and we have donated to many organisations over the years.

“The money is used to benefit the residents of Girvan and the surrounding villages. It is there to improve healthcare and services.

“The plaque has been donated as a recognition of the work and funding towards Age Concern. The Davidson Trust is open to application from individuals and organisations.

“Many people benefit from it.”

The Trust makes grants, donations or gifts to organisations to improve the health and wellbeing of the older generation in Girvan and South Carrick.

Their registered charity number is SC000976.

Age Concern Girvan are a team of volunteers who provide a three course lunch to Girvan OAPs.

The team provide a low cost balanced diet to all elderly residents in the town and aim to keep them informed of current issues relating to health, benefits and safety.

They are open Wednesday to Friday 10am - 1.30pm with lunches served between 12-1pm.

To get involved call 07810 391050.