Befriender service

THE ARBROATH branch of Tayside Cancer Support is offering a befriender service for anybody who has been affected by cancer. Properly trained volunteer befrienders offer free and confidential support.

A spokesperson said: “At these groups, we offer friendship, reassurance, support, talks on relevant topics, befriending and complementary therapies including reiki, massage, rising star, shiatsu and reflexology.”

The group meets once a month in the Voluntary Action Angus centre at 32-34 Guthrie Port from 6 until 8 p.m. Dates for forthcoming meetings are: May 16, June 13, July 11, August 8, September 12, October 10 and November 14.