Festive kindness goes on

Rose Findlay hands over shopping vouchers to her cousin Nicole Harvie. Looking on are Shona and Tasha Miller
Rose Findlay hands over shopping vouchers to her cousin Nicole Harvie. Looking on are Shona and Tasha Miller

A group set up to raise money for a family evacuated from their home by a fire has vowed to carry on helping local people in need of some support.

Cousins Rose Findlay (46), Shona Miller (46) and Tasha Miller (27) set up a Facebook page to raise money to buy presents for their cousin Nicole Harvie (21), after she and her three young boys were evacuated from their Mayfield home following a fire on December 1.

Thanks to a phenomenal show of community spirit, the appeal gathered so many donations the trio have decided to extend their efforts to helping others in need.

They have created another Facebook page, “Spreading Kindness and Joy to Others”.

NHS clinical support worker Rose said: “The response has been really good, amazing to be honest.

“We got loads of donations from local people which was very kind.”

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