Befrienders to veterans wanted

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AN appeal has been made for volunteers to befriend military veterans.

Charity Alabaré is looking for people who can help ex-servicemen and women to adapt to independent living and civilian life more easily as a part of their Befriending Scheme for Veterans.

Befrienders will receive formal training and must be able to commit to meet up with a veteran on a regular but flexible basis.

The charity is looking for volunteers throughout Fareham and Gosport.

To find out more about the scheme contact Dawn Foster on 01329 235122.