ELDERLY residents in an Ayr retirement village were treated to fish and chip delivery to lift their spirits amid the coronavirus crisis.

A drop- off of 26 fish suppers from Ayr chippy ‘Fish Plus Chips’ was organised by the social committee at Bield’s Carrick Gardens in Ayr.

The tasty delivery was arranged to keep spirits up for residents impact by the COVID-19 lockdown.

Nicola Hogg, Manager at Carrick Gardens, said: “It’s such a nice idea to keep everyone connected at a time when they can’t physically interact with one another.

“Some people at Carrick Gardens are over 75 and have had very little contact with the outside world since COVID-19 started,.

“The development is looking at doing little things to keep the spirits and moral high during a challenging time.”


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