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A befriending service run by a Lancashire Hospice is appealing for more volunteers so it can extend the scheme.

St Catherine’s Hospice in Lostock Hall runs the Befriending service to provide a lifeline of comfort and support for those affected by a life-limiting illness.

The service run by the Family Support Team gives carers the opportunity to take a break by providing a trained volunteer to sit with a ‘cared for’ person for up to four hours each week.


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